CAN Equity Blog

The CAN Equity Blog is an information resource where local, state and national data and research are used to better understand local equity challenges, local efforts to address equity challenges are highlighted, effective practices from other communities are examined, and ideas for expanding equity are advanced. Opinions expressed are those of CAN staff and not necessarily those of the CAN partner agencies. If you have any content that you would like to share on the CAN Equity Blog, please email that information to CAN’s Executive Director, Raul Alvarez: ralvarez@canatx.org

CCDI TOOLKIT HIGHLIGHTS: Resources Relating to Asians & Asian American Community

April 4 2019 | Raul Alvarez

CCDI Toolkit Includes Resources Relating to the Wide Ranging Cultures and Nationalities Comprising  the Asian American Community CAN has kept equity, diversity, and inclusion at the forefront of its work and developed a toolkit to provide resources to organizations and individuals to encourage diversity and inclusion. CAN created the Cultural Competency, Diversity, and Inclusion (CCDI) […]

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BY THE NUMBERS: Housing Affordability

March 13 2019 | Raul Alvarez

Data on Income, Home Values and Rents Suggest That Housing Affordability Worsened from 2013 to 2017. The Travis County Snapshot from the 2017 American Community Survey (ACS) was recently completed by staff in the Research and Planning Division at Travis County Health and Human Services.  The Research & Planning Division conducts an annual analysis of data from […]

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BY THE NUMBERS: Growing Senior Population

February 27 2019 | CANinfo

Seniors in Travis County Have Fastest Rate of Population Growth and a Rising Poverty Rate The Travis County Snapshot from the 2017 American Community Survey was recently completed by staff in the Research and Planning Division at Travis County Health and Human Services.  The Research & Planning Division conducts an annual analysis of data from […]

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