Our Cities

Our Cities

We work in three cities that are facing historic forms of socioeconomic disparity.

The Line -- Waiting for Services at Crisis Assistance Ministries in Charlotte, North Carolina). Photo courtesy of Crisis Assistance Ministries.


We are interested in the relationship between data, re-entry, and processes like applying for a job.

Do Not Bid. This Is A Home. By Marissa Gawel (http://www.marissagawel.com)


Our research focuses on data, foreclosures, evictions, and utility shut-downs.

Surveillance on the streets of Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Stop LAPD Spying Coalition (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

Los Angeles

Our research begins with communities who face housing insecurity and interact with public benefits systems.