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Let’s Add Some Nuance to the ‘Two Americas’ Narrative

The HDI covers three factors of well-being: health, education, and income. Currently, the U.S. is ranked 10th out of 188 countries, according to the United Nations Development Programme. Science of Us worked with Measure of America to analyze health and education, two of the three factors that make up the HDI, for all 50 states and D.C. —  New York Magazine March 24, 2017

Mar. 28: Opening Doors for Youth Act Event

March 28, 2017 — Washington, D.C. Congressman Bobby Scott will host Opening Doors for Youth: Investments in Employment Opportunities for Opportunity Youth Are Investments in Our Communities and Our Nation, a discussion about the Opening Doors for Youth Act. Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will participate as a panelist and discuss the latest data and findings on youth disconnection. To RSVP, click here. —  Washington, D.C. March 28, 2017