2022 Midterm Election Voter Turnout in Marion County
Key points Voter turnout in Marion County is low relative to Indiana and the U.S. Within Marion County, there is great variation in ...
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.
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.
Modern Redlining in Indianapolis?
Our analysis of one million loan applications since 2007 shows that, even when income and debt are the same, having a Black applicant on the loan increases the odds of being denied by 2-3X, and applying for a loan in a historically redlined neighborhood increases the odds of denial by 50 percent.
A Deep Dive into Affordable Rental Housing
New data shows the number of subsidized rental homes in Marion County is stagnant, while the need for units affordable to extremely low-income households is large.
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Equity in Criminal Prosecutions: Analyzing Case Filings from the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office
The Kheprw Institute and The Polis Center are partnering to better understand the criminal justice system in Marion County and investigate potential disparities. This report is the next step in several prior analyses and reports examining the local criminal justice system.
Transportation Equity and the Older Adult Population
Read the report Access to transportation is important because it empowers older adults to maintain their independence. ...
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
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.
Worlds Further Apart
Read the Report In our updated analysis of 104 ZIP Codes in the metro area (2014-2018), we identified the ...
Indianapolis Business Journal draws on SAVI to chronicle city’s “two realities”
In “One City, Worlds Apart,” IBJ aims to illustrate the problem of inequality by focusing on how it shapes one particular city. SAVI is a vital resource for showing the depth of the divide between the wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods in Indianapolis.
IUPUI Uses SAVI to Facilitate Conversations with Community and Law Enforcement
To share information about community conversations between law enforcement and local communities, IUPUI and the City needed to know local organizations who could help spread the word. They used SAVI’s data tools to identify the community assets, like churches, community centers, and shelters. They visited each one and shared information about upcoming community conversations.
Kheprw Institute Addresses Food Access Aided by SAVI
After several groceries closed in their community, this community organization needed to understand where food access was lacking and who it affected. SAVI trained Kheprw Institute staff, using SAVI data and GIS software, to find areas lacking food access and the demographics of those communities.
State of Aging in Central Indiana: Are we ready to help older adults age in place?
This webinar is the first of a two-part series that will explore whether or not we are ready to help older adults in Central Indiana age in place. This first part will describe the community-dwelling older adult population in the context of the available caregiver and healthcare workforce.