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Safe Routes to School Grades States on Active Living Policies

Safe Routes to School National Partnership recently released a report that grades each state on how they support walking, biking, and physical activity policies. Read more

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How Did People Experience Poverty from 2009 to 2012?

Typical poverty statistics are a snapshot of the population in poverty at the time of the survey. New estimates highlight an easy-to-overlook aspect of poverty: It is not a constant and individuals move in and out of poverty. Read more

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Member Spotlight: Funding Mental Health Services for College Students

Darryl Crawford is a Grant Services Coordinator at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, VA. He’s a relatively new member to Community Commons, but is already finding ways to seamlessly integrate it with the grant writing process Read more

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Data Viz of the Week: One Indicator, 5 Ways

Each month we update our data on unemployment rates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. When you access this data you’ll see it in two places: maps and reports. And within our maps and reports, you’ll see the data presented five different ways. Read more

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Here’s What You Can Do on Community Commons

We’re glad you’re here and excited to show you the great tools you can use on Community Commons to help with your work. Read more

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