NNIP Coordinator

Urban Institute

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Kathryn Pettit, Principal Research Associate and Co-director of NNIP

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.

Olivia Arena
Research Analyst
Marcus Gaddy
Research Associate
Kelley Hanni
Project Manager
Alex Peffley
Project Coordinator
Kassie Scott
Research Assistant
Kathryn Pettit
Principal Research Associate and Co-director of NNIP


December 2019
NNIP’s mission is to ensure all communities have access to data and the skills to use data to advance equity and well-being across neighborhoods. From NNIP’s founding in 1996 to today - Partners’... [read more]
December 2019
Local businesses, investors, public agencies, and community and economic development groups are all thinking about ways to harness the federal Opportunity Zones designations to benefit their... [read more]
November 2019
The purpose of Sunlight Foundation's Community Data Dialogues playbook is to help jump-start community action, providing stories about how open data advocates have co-designed, collaborated, and... [read more]


February 20, 2020
NNIP admin document - By: NNIP HQ

Urban Institute

February 20, 2020
NNIP admin document - By: NNIP HQ

Urban Institute

NNIP Data Inventory Tables Feb20.pdf
January 23, 2020
Presentation - By: Rob Pitingolo

Urban Institute

January 23, 2020
Presentation - By: Camille H. Anoll

Urban Institute

NNIP Network Update 2020.01.pptx

Partner Webinars

July 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

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Presenters Olivia Arena, Jeff Matson , Jordan Ayala, John Killeen , Ashley Levulett
June 5, 2019 - 2:00pm

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]

Presenters Mychal Cohen, Somala Diby, Sarah Duda