Cross-site projects are those undertaken by NNIP with the participation of multiple partners. Some initiatives are designed to engage all of the local partners and strengthen the network as a whole. In others, a few partners undertake a comparable set of tasks to advance an agenda in their own community. Throughout the initiative partners share their successes and challenges and their experiences are woven together in a summary report to offer lessons for other localities and national policy.
Our legacy of racism in US policies and practice – before and through emancipation, reconstruction, and Jim Crow – has sustained a distressing gap in wealth. Specific systemic actions and... [read more]
The Civic Switchboard project develops partnerships between libraries and local data intermediaries to better serve data users, further democratize data, and support equitable access to... [read more]
The COVID-19 pandemic has lead to the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives, causing financial hardships for many people and battering economies for local communities. All of this is... [read more]
NNIP's new project promotes data-driven planning for 2020 Census local outreach to ensure a complete count of young children and people of color, starting with a resource list for communities and... [read more]
All people have a right to fair treatment from the U.S. criminal justice system, but bias in institutional policies and practices have resulted in racial... [read more]