Not ‘knocking it out of the park’: Examining the 2018 St. Louis Equity Indicators report

In January 2018, concerns over whether city resources are equally distributed among the entire population prompted an effort to measure equity between black and white St. Louisans. The results are in after a year of the Equity Indicators project: St. Louis scored a 46 out of 100.

The Equity Indicators tool measures racial equity across 72 indicators, focusing on priority areas selected by the Ferguson Commission: youth at the center, opportunity to thrive, and justice for all.

At the time of the launch, Project Manager Cristina Garmendia explained why the city leaders thought the Equity Indicators project was important. Check out the full story here.

By Holly Edgell, St. Louis Public Radio

CREDIT DAVID KOVALUK | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s