Data matters for building an equitable Bay Area. From informing the public debate to driving policy solutions, data broken down by race and geography is a key ingredient in advancing equity. Yet, even in the tech capital of the world, such data remains far too difficult to access and use.
Enter the Bay Area Equity Atlas – a new data tool launched on June 5, 2019. Produced by a partnership between the San Francisco Foundation, PolicyLink, and the USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE), the Bay Area Equity Atlas equips community leaders with 21 powerful equity metrics and policy solutions for inclusive prosperity.
View the launch webinar, held on June 6, 2019, to learn about this new resource and how you can use it to power your strategies and campaigns to build a more equitable and resilient region.
- Kay Fernandez Smith, San Francisco Foundation
- Manuel Pastor, Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity Director and Directors, USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE)
- Sarah Treuhaft, Managing Director, PolicyLink
- Check out our Bay Area Equity Atlas welcome blog post.
- Read this quick breakdown of "Five Essential Features in the Bay Area Equity Atlas" to help you quickly navigate the Atlas.
- Review the Bay Area Equity Profiles for a look at present demographic trends and dozens of equity indicators that assess how well the region is doing to ensure its diverse residents can participate in the region's economic vitality, contribute to the readiness of the workforce, and connect to the region's assets and opportunities.
- Read our housing report: Solving the Housing Crisis Is Key to Inclusive Prosperity in the Bay Area.
- Have questions about the Bay Area Equity Atlas, check out our FAQs page.
- Learn more about the San Francisco Foundation, download: Advancing Equity: Reimagining the Ways a Community Foundation Delivers on Its Mission.