Winburn: 7 council members approve motion to strike institutional racism

By Mark Curnutte Cincinnati Enquirer Dwight Tillery and other Black Agenda Cincinnati leaders didn’t even have to ask. Before the former Cincinnati mayor could make his formal presentation Monday to city council’s Budget and Finance Committee, committee chairman Charlie Winburn announced that he and five of his colleagues had approved a motion to remove institutional racism from city policies and … Continue reading »

Winburn: 7 council members approve motion to strike institutional racism

In Greater Boston, a lopsided geography of affordable housing

The Child Opportunity Index (COI) maps featured, developed by diversitydatakids.org and the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity Boston Globe By David Scharfenberg One in a series of occasional articles examining how income disparities are reshaping the region. LEXINGTON — Evelyn Brito knew how to navigate her tough slice of Dorchester, how … Continue reading »

In Greater Boston, a lopsided geography of affordable housing

Neighborhood inequality particularly profound in Columbus area

The Columbus Dispatch Earlier national studies also have pointed to troubling patterns in and around Columbus. That struggle, some observers say, can be obscured by the area’s growth and relatively low unemployment rate. “It definitely affirms some of the things we’ve been looking at,” said Jason Reece, director of research at Ohio State University’s Kirwan … Continue reading »

Neighborhood inequality particularly profound in Columbus area

Putting Learning on the Map: Visualizing Opportunity in 21st Century Communities

Featured in New America EdCentral This paper makes the case for leveraging new mapping tools to spark fresh conversations and spur collaborative action. Spatial analysis and data visualization can be a powerful first step, enabling policymakers and the public to better understand the whole, interconnected network of learning opportunities within their communities. It complements research from … Continue reading »

Putting Learning on the Map: Visualizing Opportunity in 21st Century Communities