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Urban policy

Q+A
Unlocking the potential of Baltimore and other cities
Published Feb 25, 2021
Matthew Kahn and Mac McComas of the 21st Century Cities Initiative discuss the decline of post-industrial cities and what can be done to reinvigorate their economies and communities
Urban policy
New Johns Hopkins report details plan for digital equity in Baltimore
Published Jan 25, 2021
A new 21st Century Cities Initiative report outlines steps to increase access to reliable high speed internet in cities with pronounced digital divides
Urban policy
Data science in the city
Published Aug 29, 2019
Hopkins hosts symposium on how research and data can drive solutions to pervasive urban problems
21st Century Cities
Urban research projects get seed funding
Published June 5, 2019
Seven faculty-led studies, eight PhD candidates receive grants totaling more than $124,000 from 21CC Initiative
Hopkins expands efforts to help governments, nonprofits find data-driven solutions
Published April 29, 2019
Centers for Civic Impact will be part of university's Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
#Reinventing18
Conference addresses urban challenges, opportunities
Published Oct 3, 2018
'Reinventing Our Communities' conference, co-hosted by JHU's 21st Century Cities initiative, draws nearly 600 leaders, policymakers to Baltimore
The Kerner Report at 50
Reflections on race and inequality
Published Feb 26, 2018
Anniversary conference explores landmark 1968 findings on racial unrest
Urban policy
Medicine grad shares Abell Award
Published Aug 7, 2017
Proposal suggests using psychotherapy to help break cycle of violent behavior among Baltimore youth
CityLab Baltimore
Experts discuss pressing urban issues
Published Aug 3, 2017
Hopkins faculty members, alums weigh in on blight, opioids, and other challenges faced by cities
21st Century Cities
Urban policy projects get a lift
Published May 23, 2017
$200K in seed grant funding goes to research on mixed-income neighborhoods, economic inclusion, health and safety