Publications Our Research on the Greater DC region. Signature IssuesAdvancing racial equityBuilding strong, inclusive neighborhoodsCreating healthy and safe communitiesMeeting basic needsStrengthening public education and the labor force TopicsAdolescents and YouthAffordable housingAging and RetirementChildrenCommunity Engaged MethodsCrime and justice statisticsCrime, Justice, and SafetyEconomic Mobility and InequalityEducationFamiliesHealth and Health CareHousing and Housing FinanceImmigrants and ImmigrationJob Market and Labor ForceLand UseNeighborhoods and community-buildingNeighborhoods, Cities, and MetrosNonprofits and PhilanthropyPay for SuccessRacial segregationSexual Orientation, Gender Identity and ExpressionSocial Safety NetState and local issuesStructural RacismTaxes and BudgetsWealth and Financial Well-Beingeducation Research Report Voices of the Community: DC, Maryland, Virginia December 7, 2017 Voices of the Community: DC, Maryland, Virginia (VoicesDMV), is a community engagement initiative from the Greater Washington Community Foundation, in partnership with the Urban Institute, designed to lift up residents’ stories and perceptions of Research Report A Paired-Testing Pilot Study of Housing Discrimination against Same-Sex Couples and Transgender Individuals June 30, 2017 Much of what we know about housing discrimination against lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people comes from surveys. But these personal experiences may only represent the most blatant forms of discrimination. Research Report From Cradle to Career: The Multiple Challenges Facing Immigrant Families in Langley Park Promise Neighborhood June 23, 2014 With estimates predicting that immigrants and their children will account for most of U.S. population growth over the next 4 decades, it is critical to understand how to build ladders of opportunity for these families. Research Report Measuring Racial-Ethnic Diversity in the Baltimore-Washington Region's Nonprofit Sector March 31, 2010 The nonprofit sector in the Baltimore-Washington region is undergoing a profound, albeit quiet, revolution driven by demographic change. Research Report Providing Maternity Care to the Underserved January 13, 2009 This comparative case study describes the organization, delivery, and content of care of three maternity care models serving low-income women at risk of poor birth outcomes in Wards 5, 6, and 7 in Washington D.C.