HUD Is Proposing a New Restriction on Housing Assistance. It Could Cost Thousands of Kids Their Homes.
Housing advocates, immigrants' rights groups, social policy think tanks, and public housing management organizations have united in opposition to the rule.
To Successfully Rebuild a City, Don't Forget the Culture
Culture is an overlooked element in rebuilding cities ravaged by disasters, war, and other forms of urban distress.
Where Are Opioid Overdose Deaths Most Likely to Occur?
The popular notion of the opioid crisis primarily affecting rural communities does not hold up, according to new research.
A Tent City in Tornillo, Texas, Housed Thousands of Migrant Children. Now It's Almost Gone.
Due to Trump administration policies, upwards of 6,000 children were held at the Texas facility over its lifetime. It was the largest migrant child shelter in the country.
What Would Happen If the Federal Government Gave Citizens Guaranteed Employment?
Many Americans still desperately need good jobs. Among the fixes gaining traction at the moment, particularly on the left, is the idea of a federal jobs guarantee.
How Increasingly Diverse Neighborhoods Affect White Anxiety
New research shows what happens in the minds of white Americans when they see demographic change—the results were mixed.
To Combat 'Sanctuary Cities' the Department of Justice Has Opted for Shame and Blame
In response to a lack of success in the legal sphere, the DOJ has sought out stories of immigrant crime in an attempt to influence sanctuary cities like Philadelphia.
Promoting a More Inclusive Bicycle Advocacy Movement
A conversation with urban anthropologist Adonia Lugo about the lack of diversity in bike advocacy, urban infrastructure, and how laws to prevent crashes can adversely affect communities of color.
Uncovering Disparities in Policing by Analyzing Traffic Stop Data
A conversation with professor Frank Baumgartner, who led a research team that analyzed every North Carolina police stop since 2002.
Is America Making Progress in Curtailing Mass Incarceration?
According to a new report, while the overall number of inmates in the U.S. is declining, some states are still seeing their prison populations rise.
Uncovering Racial Biases in Librarians and School Officials
A new study shows the inherent disadvantages faced by African Americans when dealing with members of the public sector.
Fighting Sexual Assault Locally, Outside the #MeToo Movement
Hospitality and domestic workers suffer staggering rates of sexual harassment and assault. But they are among women still largely omitted from the #MeToo movement—and many federal protections.