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Child Well-being in Duval County, FL

Download or View The Report Download or View the Summary Report The Kirwan Institute was commissioned and funded by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to assist the Jacksonville Children’s Commission in understanding child well-being in Duval County, Florida through opportunity mapping and analysis. The project consists of three main components: a) mapping the distribution of … Continue reading »

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2011Boys of ColorEducation

Black Male Achievements

Download or View The Report Through the support of their families, friends and communities, and their own efforts, a great many African American males do far more than survive; they thrive. However, if the presence of a sizeable and expanding group of Black male achievers suggests that structural barriers to opportunity in the United States … Continue reading »

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2011Opportunity Communities

The Geography of Opportunity: Mapping to Advance Racial and Social Equity in Portland, OR

Download or View The Full Report Since the early 1970s, the Portland region has been setting the pace in environmental sustainability policy. What began with the institution of urban growth boundaries under the leadership of Governor Tom McCall and the support of local farm, environment, and urban advocates, has progressed into a system of development … Continue reading »

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