Resources

 
  • Assets & Opportunity Initiative: Leverages the power of household financial security data, the experiences of asset-building practitioners, and the influence of advocates and policymakers to raise awareness of asset-building issues and improve programs and policies that help low- and moderate-income families build financial security.

    • The Assets & Opportunity Scorecard is a comprehensive look at Americans’ financial security today and their opportunities to create a more prosperous future. It assesses the 50 states and the District of Columbia on 130 outcome and policy measures, which describe how well residents are faring and what states can do to help them build and protect assets.

    • The Assets & Opportunity Local Data Center is a resource for local-level household financial security data and information, including estimates of household wealth and financial access for thousands of cities and counties in America as well as more in-depth data profiles for a growing number of cities.

  • County Health Rankings & RoadmapsProvides a health snapshot for nearly every county in all 50 states on more than 30 factors—such as education, income inequality, jobs, violent crime, housing, transportation, diet and exercise.

  • Democracy Collaborative: Conducts research and releases publications on community wealth-building through anchor institutions (“eds and meds”) with hospitals and healthcare being a major focus.

  • Healthy Insights: SCACED’s publicly available web-based tool with demographic, socioeconomic, health, and capacity data about South Carolina on the county and census tract levels.

  • NeighborWorks America: A national organization that offers training, data, and resources related to community development, affordable housing, and other social service/action-related issues.

  • Rural Policy Research Institute (Rupri): Provides unbiased analysis and information on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural America.

  • SC Trails: a searchable map/database that allows users to locate trails around the state. Users can sort by trail type (e.g., walking, biking, horseback riding), difficulty, location (county/city/town), and keyword.

 
 

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