Stories of U.S. Blog

Connecting communities through data-centered storytelling.

Let Us Not Forget Puerto Rico

Families across Puerto Rico are suffering major water, fuel, and food shortages due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Fiona. USI has made a...

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Solutions to Community Violence We Must Do Different

Solutions focused on reducing violence in communities are frequently influenced by implicit bias and focused on compliance and containment. With 2020 being the deadliest...

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Mentoring Young Men: How the USI Miami Team is Creating Pathways for Violence Prevention

In partnership with The Miami Foundation and Circle of Brotherhood, the USI Miami team works to build a healthy foundation for youth of color...

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A Path Towards Housing and Social Equity: The Need for Policy Transformation

There’s a need for policy transformation to be able to create thriving neighborhoods, which result from not only providing families with access to affordable...

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Race, Wealth, and Homeownership; The Time to Act is Long Overdue

Through two Black women’s stories of racial discrimination in Housing, USI makes a call of accountability to organizations to dismantle the historical racism that...

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