Publications Our Research on the Greater DC region. Signature IssuesAdvancing racial equityBuilding strong, inclusive neighborhoodsCreating healthy and safe communitiesMeeting basic needs TopicsAdolescents and YouthAffordable housingAgingChildrenCommunity Engaged MethodsCrime and JusticeEconomic Growth and ProductivityEducation and TrainingFamiliesGender and SexualityHealth and Health PolicyHousing and Housing FinanceImmigrants and ImmigrationIncome and WealthJob Market and Labor ForceNeighborhoods and community-buildingNeighborhoods, Cities, and MetrosNonprofits and PhilanthropyPay for SuccessPoverty, Vulnerability, and the Safety NetRace and EthnicityTaxes and Budget Brief Equitable Development and Urban Park Space: Year 4 Progress Report on Implementation of the Equitable Development Plan of the 11th Street Bridge Park June 21, 2021 Washington, DC’s 11th Street Bridge Park is an idea to develop an out-of-use commuter bridge into a public park that would serve as a venue for recreation, arts, and culture. Brief Advancing Cultural Equity through Equitable Development June 21, 2021 The Equitable Development Plan for DC’s 11th Street Bridge Park project includes four strategies aimed at securing job, small business, housing, and arts and culture opportunities for current residents of the neighborhoods east of the park’s prosp Brief Building Community Power for Equity June 21, 2021 This brief is part of a series evaluating Bridge Park’s current work to create equity. A companion report provides an overview of the EDP efforts and Bridge Park’s partnerships. Presentation Tracking the Credit Health of Washington, DC Residents February 17, 2021 Financial health reflects residents’ ability to manage their daily finances, be resilient to economic shocks, and pursue opportunities for upward mobility. Research Report Criminal Background Checks and Access to Jobs June 27, 2017 Despite significant efforts by reform-minded government and nonprofits, roughly one in seven DC residents have criminal records that may preclude them from finding jobs. Brief Promoting Social and Economic Mobility in Washington, DC April 13, 2015 As Mayor Bowser settles into her office, she leads a city that is growing more prosperous. Yet too many DC residents are not sharing in that prosperity. Brief District of Columbia Housing Monitor: Spring 2007 June 27, 2007 The District of Columbia Housing Monitor provides a quarterly look at the Washington, D.C., housing market, tracking home prices, real estate listings, new construction, and affordable housing.