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Opportunity Communities

2013Opportunity Communities

Moving Merced Communities Forward: Connecting Youth to Opportunity

Download or View the Report 1 of 3   As part of the Building Healthy Communities movement, Merced and surrounding communities are working to create opportunity-rich communities where children are safe, healthy, and ready to learn. By opportunity, we mean a situation or condition that places families and individuals in a position to be more likely … 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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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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Building Communities of Opportunity in the Bay Area: Assessing the “State of Opportunity” in the San Francisco Bay Area

Download or View Report View Interactive Maps The following report assesses the “State of Opportunity” in the San Francisco Bay Area. An Opportunity Mapping analysis was commissioned by The San Francisco Foundation and conducted by The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity at The Ohio State University. PolicyLink generously assisted as our … Continue reading »

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2012Opportunity Communities

Galveston After Ike: Moving Together Towards A Full Recovery

Download or View Report1 of 2   The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity at The Ohio State University is an applied research institute working nationally and internationally to identify solutions which expand opportunity for our most marginalized communities, in order to support a healthy, economically vibrant and just society. Affordable, sustainable and … Continue reading »

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