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Urban Institute 5h
New brief from & team: Assessing options for federal rental assistance during the pandemic
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Urban Institute 6h
New research identifies workplace features that support home visitor recruitment and retention.
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Urban Institute 7h
, 8/12: What does evidence say about the pandemic’s effects on the racial wealth gap? How can we prevent the current crisis from exacerbating the inequities caused by systemic racism? Join , , & K. Kijakazi to discuss.
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Urban Institute 8h
"This perfect storm of hazards and pandemic requires new strategies to ensure public safety," write & .
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Urban Institute 9h
From & : What will the US retail landscape look like post-pandemic?
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Urban Institute 10h
More than half a million Americans are homeless, and that number has the potential to swell by as much as 45% before year end, writes .
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Urban Institute 11h
From E. Bramhall, , & : 3 lessons that can inform local foundations, other civic groups, & businesses interested in creating partnerships to bolster local response & rebuilding efforts during crises.
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Urban Institute 12h
Among Detroit metro residents, 65% of residents of color say they have "easy access" to the arts and cultural events vs. 79% of white residents, reports .
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Urban Institute 13h
.: "The issues of affordability are also issues of stability and safety and health and success at school." (via )
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Laurie Goodman Aug 5
It's not too late to register for tomorrow's 3:30 EDT webinar: How Changes in Property Taxes Shape Communities w/, & 's Lei Ding
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Urban Institute Aug 5
Sandy Baum & on extending student loan relief during the coronavirus pandemic:
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Urban Institute Aug 5
On : Sandy Baum, , , & other experts explore evidence-based ways to enhance FAFSA efficiency.
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Urban Institute Aug 5
From , G. Gaynair, & : How do we revamp civic assets in ways that yield more equitable and resilient communities? (cc: )
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Urban Institute Aug 5
New blog post: How can education stakeholders ensure academic plans for the upcoming school year center the needs of students with disabilities?
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Urban Institute Aug 5
.: "Cutting back on food budgets is one of the first things people do... It’s a strategy for trying to cope with an economic shock, or persistently limited resources." (via )
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Urban Institute Aug 5
at 3:30 EDT: , , Sandy Baum, & discuss how pandemic relief efforts could support vulnerable student borrowers. Register to join.
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Urban Institute Aug 5
Greg Acs: "Yes, the supplement does pay more than what some low-wage workers make. Is that an indictment of the supplement, or is that indictment of our wage structure & our minimum wage?" (via )
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Urban Institute Aug 4
New report: "By focusing on a collection of civic assets—rather than a single public space—& on achieving key social, economic, & environmental outcomes, cities can fundamentally shift how they revitalize shared public places." (cc: )
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Urban Institute Aug 4
tomorrow: How should pandemic relief efforts support vulnerable student borrowers? Register to join.
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Urban Institute Aug 4
1. Make racial equity a goal and embed it in practices. (via , )
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