Black Family Educational Experiences in Greater Pittsburgh

A copy of the full report can be found here

A copy of just the executive summary can be found here

Just Discipline Project: 2 Year Review

The Center’s Just Discipline Project has released their 2-year review brief on the program’s progress with reducing exclusionary discipline and increasing positive climate and achievement at the Woodland Hills Intermediate School. Results show a 28 percent decrease in the number of students suspended, as well as academic gains and evidence that students feel safer.


A copy of the report can be found here

Pittsburgh's Racial Demographics 2015: Differences and Disparities

Pittsburgh’s Racial Demographics 2015: Differences and Disparities report is a follow-up to a similar 2007 report.  It provides indicators of quality of life by race and ethnicity for the Pittsburgh area and the nation. 

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The Pittsburgh Neighborhood Distress & Health Study: Neighborhood Profiles (2015)

This report provides a snapshot of Pittsburgh’s 90 neighborhoods, with a special focus on the links between neighborhoods, race, and health. These data include details on birth outcomes, vacancy, tax delinquency, property ownership, assessment, foreclosure, crime, housing sales, and land use. Data sources include the Allegheny County Health Department, Allegheny County Office of Property Assessments, City of Pittsburgh Police Department, and the United States Postal Service.

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CRSP Pilot Projects Return on Investment, 2001-2014

The Center on Race and Social Problems awarded over $244,516 in pilot grants over a ten-year period from 2004 to 2014, which has resulted in a return on investment of $6.50 for every $1.00 allocated to a pilot grant. 

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Pittsburgh's Racial Demographics: Differences and Disparities (2007)

The Center’s June 2007 report, "Pittsburgh’s Racial Demographics: Differences and Disparities," is the most comprehensive study ever done on quality-of-life issues for multiple racial and ethnic groups in Pittsburgh—African Americans, Asians, Hispanics, and Whites. The data focus on family issues, education, economic conditions, intergroup relations, mental health, and criminal justice, and compare Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, and the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area to the United States.

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