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Public Housing And Asthma: Another Winter Of Discontent, Or Relief At Last?

Residents in neighborhoods with high rates of avoidable asthma hospitalizations and high concentrations of public housing— mainly in the South Bronx and central Brooklyn—are also more likely to report fair-to-poor housing conditions. —  Urban Matters January 16, 2019

Keep Disconnected Youth on Track for Their Sake and the Economy’s

We followed two groups of young people over time. Those in the first group either had a job or were in school at the time of the first survey, taken when they were in their late teens or early 20s; those in the second group were neither working nor in school at that time. The stark differences we found surprised us: The data essentially showed two futures unfolding, one for connected young people and another for disconnected young people. —  YouthToday.org January 9, 2019

MEASURE OF AMERICA REPORTS AND INTERACTIVE TOOLS