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2012Civic Engagement

The Community Engagement Guide for Sustainable Communities

Download or View the Report1 of 2   For the 143 communities and regions engaged in planning for a prosperous future, the Sustainable Communities Initiative is a game-changing opportunity. In the same spirit of the interagency Partnership for Sustainable Communities which forged new ways of doing business across HUD, DOT, and EPA, this program is poised … Continue reading »

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2012Civic Engagement

Expanding Democracy: A Framework for Bolstering Civic Power and Rebuilding Communities

Download or View Report This report is the result of a planning grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Between November 2011 and May 2012, a group of Detroit residents committed to the civic engagement of marginalized communities met in Detroit with staff from MOSES and from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and … Continue reading »

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2012Opportunity Communities

Fair Housing and Equity Assessment (FHEA) Guide Series

Download or View Report The Fair Housing and Equity Assessment (FHEA) provides an opportunity for diverse stakeholders in a region to develop a shared picture of the housing and infrastructure dynamics that enhance or limit opportunity — and to develop forward-looking strategies and partnerships that can address some of the region’s greatest challenges.1 Through this … Continue reading »

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2012Health

Bring Health Reform Home: New Orleans

Download or View Report1 of 4   Community health is complex—poverty, environmental conditions, and the health delivery system are all implicated in health outcomes and help us understand health disparities in our communities. To better understand this complex system, we are using emergency room (ER) visits from the LSU (Louisiana State University) Interim Public Hospital, in … Continue reading »

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2012Opportunity Communities

Equity, Opportunity, and Sustainability in the Central Puget Sound Region

Download or View Report This report presents a geographic analysis of opportunity in the central Puget Sound region as part of the Growing Transit Communities partnership, analyzing factors such as housing and neighborhood quality, education, jobs, transportation, and health. A series of maps illustrate where opportunity- rich communities exist, assess who has access to these … Continue reading »

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