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NDSC Data Story: Addressing Employment Inequality in the City of Long Beach

Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC)

All-time low unemployment rates for the City of Long Beach made headlines last June in the City’s Economic Development Department’s press release. Nonetheless, taking a look at unemployment rates by census tracts reveals that the City of Long Beach has tracts with some of the highest unemployment rates in all of Los Angeles County. NDSC takes a deeper look at racial disparity in income, and what the City of Long Beach is doing to address stark economic inequalities.

Data Story: A 2018 Snapshot of Homelessness in Los Angeles County

Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC)

LAHSA’s 2018 Homeless Count reported 52,765 individuals and family members experiencing homelessness, the first decrease in the homeless population in four years. While those findings indicate a move in the right direction, the steps Los Angeles has taken thus far are small compared to the work ahead. Take a deeper look.

2018 SoCal Symposium Cohort