New research shows that communities just miles apart that look similar may offer vastly different chances to climb up the economic ladder. Tucked into southwestern Detroit is a predominantly Spanish-speaking
A groundbreaking new study shows that access to “greened” vacant lots reduced feelings of worthlessness and depression, especially in low-resource neighborhoods. What’s in a fence? More than you’d think.
Health news Nature really can be healing. A new study shows that removing trash and adding trees to empty lots helped people feel happier and reduced symptoms of depression. In what is perhaps the first
Can you believe it? Summer is creeping up, and a lot of us may be stressing out that we are not where we thought we'd be by now after setting new year's intentions. But that's OK. You don't need to reach
The ability to opt out of a neighborhood school increases the likelihood that a black or Hispanic neighborhood will see an influx of wealthier residents. When Francis Pearman was studying at Vanderbilt,
Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods may be contributing to rising home values. With hundreds of locations nationwide, gourmet grocery chains like Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are a staple of wealthy communities.
Inside a case study on Chicago’s South Side empowering community groups to design their own solutions The South Merrill Community Garden on Chicago’s South Side fills a literal hole in its community. between