A new article published in Health Affairs examines the connections between residential segregation and health. The paper shares an overview of the history of segregation in the U.S., explains the links between segregation and health disparities, summarizes the literature on the connections between residential segregation and health, and assembles a list of recommendations for future research. “Residential segregation is a fundamental, structural determinant of health because of its role in mediating exposure to key social determinants of health, including education, income, employment, and housing, among others,” writes the study’s author. Read the article here.
Children’s Defense Fund released a report, “The State of America’s Children,” that identifies housing and homelessness as key issues impacting child poverty. The report reveals that 1.1 million…September 25, 2023
The Urban Institute has released research revealing the links between escalating housing costs and patterns of economic anxiety among teachers, particularly in high-cost urban areas. In addition to…September 11, 2023
Research Reveals Impact of Residential Segregation on Work of Community-Based Organizations in Black Communities
A new paper, “From Redlining to Resilience: How Residential Segregation Molded the Work of Community-Based Organizations in Historically Black Communities,” explores the impact of redlining and other…August 21, 2023