Equity



NNIP partners share a mission to ensure all communities have access to data and the skills to use information to advance equity and well-being across neighborhoods. Partners highlight and address inequities among different areas and racial groups and support stakeholders working towards more equitable solutions.

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Equitable, Not Equal, Distribution of Public Safety Funds in Indianapolis

Interested in redressing existing racial, economic, educational, and health inequities, the Indianapolis City-County Council explored how to more effectively allocate funding to reduce violence....

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Arming Philadelphia Organizations with Data to Change Lives

What happens when quality data are put in the hands of changemakers? As Amy Carroll-Scott shared, “Data doesn’t change lives,...

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Collaborating with the Atlanta Government towards more Equitable Economic Development

Cities across the US have become especially interested in building economic mobility and resilience as they recover from the COVID-...

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Black Equity Coalition Deploys Data to Reduce COVID-19’s Impact on the Black Community in Allegheny County

Harnessing interdisciplinary expertise and perspectives, the Black Equity Coalition (BEC) in Pittsburgh successfully used data to...

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Using Data to Advocate for Safer Walking Conditions in Houston

Between 2010 and 2017, 149 people were killed or injured ...

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Using an Equity Lens to Track Capital Investments in Baltimore

Baltimore, known for being the birthplace of racially restrictive zoning, continues to be one of the most segregated cities in the United States. The impact of segregation has meant some...

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Building Place and Equity into Health Planning in San Antonio

Children don't get to choose where they are born. But in Bexar County, Texas, where San Antonio is located, current death data shows that children born in neighborhoods immediately to the east and...

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New Data Spurs Action on Local Hiring in New Haven

The right data, in the right hands, can help advance action on tough issues like under-employment. For 25 years, DataHaven, a nonprofit in New Haven,...

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Making Capital Improvement Planning More Equitable in St. Paul

Do cities distribute their capital improvement funds equitably across neighborhoods? It is hard to find a good answer to that question anywhere. Why? Because, given the hard work and definitional...

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Stark Disparities Between Neighborhoods: A Wake-up Call for Dallas’ Civic Leaders

For a more complete case study of this experience, see Chapter 6 of Strengthening Communities with Neighborhood Data, by G. Thomas...

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Reports Highlighting Health Disparities Capture Attention of Policy-Makers

Based on data in the Health of King County 2006 and Communities Count 2005 reports from the County public health department (Public Health Seattle-King County - PHSKC), knowledge...

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