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A Blueprint for Promoting Equitable Health and Health …

WEBInstitution-led health equity initiatives often fail to produce effective, sustainable changes, in part because of superficial partnerships with the community that …

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How to Engage Your Community with Health Data

WEBThis guide encourages community stakeholders to organize events around the 500 Cities data—27 indicators of adult health status, unhealthy behaviors, and …

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Leveraging the Built Environment for Health Equity

WEBThis research project seeks to identify changes to the built environment that small and medium-size cities can make to promote health and health equity. We focus …

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Do Evictions Affect Health-Related Behaviors

WEBThis study examines the relationship between evictions of renter households and health-related behaviors. The authors investigated health-related behaviors—binge drinking, current smoking, lack of …

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Supporting Georgia’s Early Care and Learning System …

WEBUnder contract from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), an Urban Institute team gathered perspectives through surveys and focus …

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Health equity Urban Institute

WEBUrban researchers assess disparities in health and health care and identify changes in policy and practice that address inequities in health outcomes. We also examine how …

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The Future of Long-Term Care: What Is Its Place in the …

WEBMore than 10 million Americans require long-term care supports and services. Yet the system for delivering and paying for this assistance is deeply flawed. …

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3.7 Million People Would Gain Health Coverage in 2023 If …

WEBUnder the Affordable Care Act, states have the option to expand Medicaid eligibility to nonelderly people with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level.

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Why are some Americans more likely to fall off the “cliff …

WEBThe cliff of good health has a “third dimension”—shaped by structural forces rooted in race, gender, and economic inequality—that pushes some groups of people …

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Health and Economic Mobility Urban Institute

WEBThere is ample evidence that health and wealth are related, and it is possible that health helps driveor hinder economic mobility. This review considers the literature …

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The Launch of Health Reform in Eight States: State Flexibility Is

WEBThis paper provides a review of a series of papers that examine early implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 8 states. These states Alabama, Colorado, …

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Almost Half of Adults in Families Losing Work during the …

WEB4 FAMILIES LOSING WORK AVOIDED HEALTH CARE BECAUSE OF COSTS, COVID-19 RISKS figure was 28.9 percent for adults in families where someone has a chronic …

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How Is Reproductive Health Care Changing Post-Dobbs

WEBThe Urban Institute, SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, and the University of Wisconsin–Madison are working together to rigorously assess how Dobbs …

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How Will Physicians Be Affected by Health Care Reform

WEBAlthough physicians understandably have focused on the sustainable growth rate policy and its potential for large Medicare fee cuts, many may benefit from the key …

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Moving Upstream to Achieve Better and Equitable Health in Texas

WEBRacial and ethnic health disparities in Texas cost the economy $40.6 billion annually in excess medical spending, lost job productivity, and lost earnings. Racial and …

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The Financial Health of Community-Based Development …

WEBFact Sheet The Financial Health of Community-Based Development Organizations. State and Metropolitan Statistical Area Fact Sheets. Lydia Lo, Corianne …

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Youth and Young Adults in Federally Assisted Housing

WEBIn 2021 alone, 755,000 youth (people ages 14 to 18) and 513,000 young adults (people ages 19 to 25) received federal housing assistance. Youth and young …

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Understanding Financial Capability Interventions within …

WEBIndividuals with lower incomes may face a range of economic challenges and barriers to upward mobility. Two types of services that may both contribute to the goal of …

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Launching the WORTH Initiative to Create New Homeowners of …

WEBThis report documents the progress these collaboratives have made in their first year of implementation toward the goal of creating 5,000 new homeowners of color …

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Breaking Barriers to Affordable and Abundant Housing

WEBThey have been enabled by the following approaches: Strategically using publicly owned land to reduce the cost of providing affordable housing and to plan for a …

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Atlanta Market: Keys Unlock Dreams Initiative Urban Institute

WEBThis chartbook provides a comprehensive overview of racial disparities in homeownership in the city of Atlanta and the Atlanta MSA by analyzing household …

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Exploring Spatial Gaps in Access to Low-Wage Jobs by Race and …

WEBLow-wage jobs are defined as those with monthly earnings of $3,333 or less. We aggregate this access measure to the city and metro level for each race and …

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Policies to Expand Equity-Oriented Affordable Housing: …

WEBSafe, stable, and dignified housing is a key social determinant of health and well-being. But ensuring that affordable housing is accessible to everyone has remained a formidable …

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Join the Community Advisory Board Urban Institute

WEBThe open call for applications is currently closed. Please note that we aim to notify everyone who applied by the April 8, 2024, deadline of the outcome of their application shortly.

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