SAVI Talks Indianapolis Racial Equity Report Card

On October 27, the SAVI Talks event will focus on the project, Indianapolis Racial Equity Report Card. This event will be a bit different from others in that we want a community conversation about the outcomes that are important to measure as Indy holds itself accountable to creating a racially just and more equitable community.

Follow the Money

Indianapolis Evictions in 2022

Eviction filings are on the rise compared to last year, but still lower than before the pandemic. Most evictions are from large owners of big apartment complexes. Who are these owners and why do they evict at such a high rate?

Who is in the Marion County Jail?

Exploring Length of Stay through an Equity Lens

We analyzed more than 283,000 bookings into Marion County’s jails between 2013 and 2021. We used this data to discover how many people are in jail, the characteristics of those in jail, and how long people remain in jail.

Modern Redlining in Indianapolis?

Our analysis of one million loan applications since 2007 shows that, even when income and debt are the same, Black applicants have 2-3X higher odds of being denied, and applying for a loan in a historically redlined neighborhood increases the odds of denial by 50 percent.

Equity Data and Information Hub

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Who is in the Marion County Jail? Exploring Length of Stay through an Equity Lens

Who is in the Marion County Jail? Exploring Length of Stay through an Equity Lens

We analyzed more than 283,000 bookings into Marion County’s jails between 2013 and 2021. We used this data to discover how many people are in jail, the characteristics of those in jail, and how long people remain in jail.

Equity and Criminal Justice: The Cradle to Prison Pipeline in Indianapolis

Equity and Criminal Justice: The Cradle to Prison Pipeline in Indianapolis

Black Hoosiers are twice as likely to be jailed and 4.5 times as likely to be imprisoned as their white peers. However, these disparities exist long before an individual is imprisoned. From the place and situation into which a child is born, to the discipline and juvenile justice policies in their school and community, a person’s childhood experience influences their likelihood of being involved in the criminal justice system.

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How is Indianapolis Doing?

How is Indianapolis Doing?

A monthly look at how the Indianapolis metro area is recovering and emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic

The State of Tenants in Central Indiana

The State of Tenants in Central Indiana

Indiana Senate Bill 230 would have required landlords to make necessary repairs to their properties. We examine the renters impacted by the bill’s failure.

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PROJECT PORTAL

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DIPIN

Five-year community health program focused on neighborhoods with high health disparities

School Insights

Map and dashboard with data about school demand, performance, and demographics

Great Families 2020

Evaluating the impact of United Way of Central Indiana’s 2Gen service delivery model

Indy East Promise Neighborhood

$30 million federal investment to support neighborhood students and residents from cradle to career

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