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We help cities answer complex questions by building research projects designed to inform decision makers with local data, place-based context and actionable findings.

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Fighting predatory lending in Tennessee

A simple strategy for cities and counties.

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Neighborhood perspectives

Our neighborhood series explores ways to build a more equitable Chattanooga.

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Opportunity barriers for Chattanooga youth

A child's prospects of earning more than his or her parents have fallen 40 percent over the past half-century.

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Violence reduction playbook

Finding the right policy is the first step to curbing crime. We break down several popular options.

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