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:

Highlights from the 2016 CAN Dashboard Report

May 27 2016 | CAN Editor

The rollout of the 2016 CAN Dashboard continues, and before we release the full report on Thursday, June 2nd at City Hall, I’d like to take a moment to go over a few community-wide improvements and key challenges highlighted in this years’ report and its companion website The CAN Dashboard tracks 17 indicators to […]

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Equity and Opportunity: Our Biggest Challenges

May 17 2016 | CAN Editor

It’s coming! On Thursday, June 2nd, the Community Advancement Network (CAN) will release the seventh annual CAN Dashboard to provide an overview of the social, health, educational and economic well-being of Travis County and the greater Austin area. As CAN’s new Executive Director, I’ve really enjoyed working with both the CAN team and the Dashboard […]

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A diverse group of people who come together to learn about and address civic challenges

August 17 2015 | CAN Editor

Interested in learning more about your community and assisting in collaborative efforts to address our region’s greatest needs? Apply today to join the CAN Community Council! The CAN Community Council is a self-appointed board comprised of up to 30 individuals who reflect the diversity of interests, concerns, organizations, issues, and populations of the Central Texas […]

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