by Renee King

Accessibility, availability, and affordability determine a person’s ability to choose high-quality healthy foods. Fruits and vegetables are known benchmarks of healthy food choices, but are they affordable? The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) showed that in 2016 the cost of fresh and processed fruit ranged from $0.20 …

By Emma Dewil

My first rude awakening as a temporary New Yorker came upon realizing the fastest route to work entailed taking the subway into Manhattan, only to catch a second train back into Brooklyn. …

A Call to Marginal Communities to Look Inward for Empowerment

By Isaiah Murray

This summer I had the privilege of interning with Measure of America at the Social Science Research Council. I was intrigued by big data and big cities (hence New York) and saw this to be a great opportunity to learn how to “breathe life into numbers.” as stated in Measure of America’s mission statement. …


Measure of America

GDP tells us how the economy is doing. Measure of America tells us how people are doing.