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The nonprofit Urban Institute is dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy. For nearly five decades, Urban scholars have conducted research and offered evidence-based solutions that improve lives and strengthen communities across a rapidly urbanizing world. Their objective research helps expand opportunities for all, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the effectiveness of the public sector. The Urban Institute acts as coordinator of NNIP, providing technical assistance to the partners, processing national data sets for local use, and facilitating the sharing of tools and lessons learned among the partners.
The Urban Institute partnered with the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) to host a webinar targeted at public health agency staff seeking to discuss the connections... [read more]
At the request of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which funds the KIDS COUNT network, the authors conducted research to explore how these state data efforts couldbring greater benefits... [read more]
Report - By: Camille H. Anoll
In this webinar of the Urban Waters Learning Network series on gentrification and displacement, they explore different ways data is being used by communities and decision-makers to understand... [read more]