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Preparing for the Big Shift: Changes to Federal Race & Ethnicity Data Standards

In 2024, the federal government announced new race and ethnicity data collection and reporting standards that will require changes to how data is collected, analyzed, and presented. This, in turn, will have major implications for state governments and private-sector entities that partner with federal agencies. Key changes include: 1) combining Hispanic and Race into one …


Creating & Launching the North Carolina Resilience Index

Join the North Carolina Pandemic Recovery Office to learn about their newly launched Resilience Index. The Resilience Index scores their community’s ability to withstand and bounce back from major challenges in nine dimensions, including business and economic vitality, healthcare system, social cohesion, and communications assets. This session is ideal for anyone interested in learning how …


Analyzing & Communicating about State Budgets

Is your organization considering delving into the state budget analysis space, or curious how others operate? Then join us for our May virtual community discussion! Our speakers are Mandy Spears of the Sycamore Institute and Jason Stein of Wisconsin Policy Forum, both veterans in budget analysis. They’ll be speaking to the basics of their states’ …