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We’re Hiring a Data Fellow!

December 17, 2021

Child Care Is a Workforce Issue

April 28, 2021

Families can offset pandemic learning loss with simple strategies at home

April 28, 2021

Decode Project Equips Students with Literacy, Mentorship, and Confidence

April 28, 2021

Greater Louisville Project’s report says city lags behind peers in community investment

July 8, 2020

The Next Louisville: When Bus Routes Determine Job Prospects

April 3, 2018

The Next Louisville: The Role Of Churches In Struggling Communities

February 22, 2018

The Next Louisville: Redlining’s Complicated Legacy

February 9, 2018

The Next Louisville: What Trash Cans Tell Us About Poverty In Louisville

January 30, 2018

The Next Louisville: Parity On The Playground

November 1, 2017

Confronting food scarcity: Dare to Care challenging traditional food bank model

August 24, 2017

Palo Alto’s Magical Bridge Playground serves as model for other cities

August 11, 2017

Spotlight on Lemonade Day

July 26, 2017

Two kids, broke and on her own, mom finds Pathway of Hope for family

June 22, 2017

Determined to rally in memory of ‘Q’

May 31, 2017

How Two Nonprofits Are Using Data To Fight Hunger In Louisville

May 22, 2017

By The Numbers: Food Insecurity In Jefferson County

May 10, 2017

Food pantry opening to tackle hunger in Russell neighborhood

April 20, 2017

Report: One In Seven Louisvillians Live In Areas Of Concentrated Poverty

November 30, 2016

Louisville neighborhoods among poorest in study

November 29, 2016

Report finds Louisville lags peers when it comes to poverty

November 29, 2016

New report ranks Louisville among worst for poverty rates

November 29, 2016

Which Louisville neighborhoods rank as the poorest?

November 29, 2016

A free education should be just that—free

April 26, 2016

Care needed for kinship care families

April 26, 2016

Oral health problem: Insured and underserved

April 26, 2016

Restorative Justice helps youths survive justice system

April 26, 2016

Child abuse statistics called ‘alarming’

April 26, 2016

GLP focuses on better outcomes for children

April 26, 2016

Need to attract and retain foreign students

February 5, 2016

Social enterprise engages refugees into economy

February 5, 2016

Foreign-borns can help Louisville leap ahead

February 5, 2016

GLI, city see need to welcome immigrants

February 5, 2016

Creating ‘collisions’ of entrepreneurial thought

November 20, 2015

Focus on local strengths to grow firms here

November 20, 2015

Entrepreneurial climate improving in Louisville

November 20, 2015

Big issue for Louisville entrepreneurs is scale

November 20, 2015

Filling the tech talent pipeline in Louisville

November 20, 2015

Cradle to Career is focus of education efforts

September 20, 2015

Being a ‘sherpa’ can make a difference

September 20, 2015

Time to ‘rally around talent’

September 20, 2015

Multiple strategies for kindergarten readiness

September 20, 2015

Key efforts: 3rd-grade reading, ‘Summer Melt’

September 20, 2015

Need to embrace lifelong learning

September 20, 2015

Business engagement in education is key

September 20, 2015

Early childhood education gets push

September 20, 2015

4-step plan to attract and keep talent

August 21, 2015

Jobs | Reducing inequality, creating opportunity

August 21, 2015

Inventing the innovation ecosystem

August 21, 2015

Skilled, diverse workforce is key to competitiveness

August 21, 2015

‘Old rules’ don’t apply to new economy

August 21, 2015

Louisville struggles to attract high-wage jobs

August 21, 2015

Qualified workforce critical for Louisville

August 21, 2015

Making living with asthma easier in Louisville

July 23, 2015

Progress made on air quality, but work remains

July 23, 2015

Upgrading city’s quality of place a key goal

July 23, 2015

‘Breathing zone’ is important as well

July 20, 2015

Louisville is trying to reverse unhealthy image

June 22, 2015

Opinion | Home-Based Care Program Shows Promise

June 22, 2015

Opinion | YMCA seeks ‘healthy behaviors’

June 22, 2015

Urban agenda must set health as top priority

June 22, 2015

Creating a real roadmap to health

June 22, 2015

Access to healthy food is key

June 22, 2015

Health, jobs and West Louisville FoodPort

June 22, 2015

Use health scores to reward healthy behavior

June 20, 2015

Lobbyists keeping plant-based diets down

June 20, 2015

Find ways to create change in behavior

June 20, 2015

Access to healthy food is key

June 20, 2015

Creating a real roadmap to health

June 20, 2015

Urban agenda must set health as top priority

June 20, 2015

Bounce: Building resilient children, families

June 20, 2015

More bicycling infrastructure can benefit health

June 20, 2015

Improving care of infants born addicted to drugs

June 20, 2015

Using data to build a better life

May 27, 2015

Big Data helps Louisville compete economically

May 27, 2015

Education: Data drives a whole-village approach

May 27, 2015

Great Cities Built to Support Health

May 27, 2015

Louisville’s business climate 51st among 100 biggest U.S. cities

May 18, 2015

Louisville Ranks 4th Among Peer Cities For Women In STEM Jobs

June 23, 2014

GLP revises its list of socio-economic benchmark cities

April 22, 2014

STEM: Which comes first, jobs or qualified workers?

February 24, 2014

NC3 Strives For Stronger Neighborhoods

December 10, 2013

Kentuckiana Health Collaborative – Better health + better care = lower costs

October 24, 2013

Health outcome metrics 10th among list of 15 peer cities, says ‘Building A Healthier Louisville’ report

October 7, 2013

Working for a healthier community is a shared responsibility

October 4, 2013

Greater Louisville Project Builds a Better City Through Better Community Health

October 2, 2013

State Senator Julie Denton on rates of life expectancy in Louisville

September 10, 2013

Recent Kaiser Report affirms GLP Report highlighting the increased demand for primary care providers.

September 9, 2013

Craig H. Blakely | A starting point for improving Louisville’s health

September 8, 2013

How Long Louisvillians Live Depends on Their Neighborhood, Education, Study Says

September 6, 2013

First glimpse at the Special Report on Health

September 5, 2013

Kindergarten Readiness is a Community Effort

April 28, 2021

Top Hat Café Opens on Old Walnut Street: What is Lost, Can be Restored

February 12, 2021

Special Message from GLP Director of Community Engagement

February 2, 2021

Missing Data Affects Policies, Puts Pressure on Marginalized Populations

January 22, 2021

Greater Louisville Project Searching for Data Fellow

January 20, 2021

Universal Basic Income Could Help Solve Louisville Housing Crisis

December 21, 2020

Local Organization Helps Struggling Louisvillians Stay in Their Homes

December 20, 2020

The Time is Now: Stopping Evictions During the Pandemic and Beyond

December 19, 2020

Healthy at Home (If You’re Lucky)

December 17, 2020

JCPS Provides Over 70,000 Devices to Students

December 2, 2020

As 55K Sunsets, Fight for Equity and Affordability in Postsecondary Education Continues

August 22, 2020

100 Community Partners Unite to get Louisville Children Ready for Kindergarten

August 5, 2020

Greater Louisville Project Releases 2019 Competitive City Report: The Flow of Community Investment

July 7, 2020

See what Kentucky Youth Advocates Research Director, Amy Swann has to say about the 2020 Census

June 22, 2020

See what Metro United Way Director of Engagement, Mandy Simpson has to say about the 2020 Census

June 22, 2020

See what Kentucky State Representative, Attica Scott has to say about the 2020 Census

June 22, 2020

Celebrate Juneteenth, Support Louisville’s Positive Social Associations

June 17, 2020

Home internet access in Louisville improving

June 9, 2020

A letter to the community

June 5, 2020

Supporting a Competitive City: The 2020 Census

March 9, 2020

Partner Spotlight: Universal Woods CEO Paul Neumann on the benefits of employee higher ed and paying tuition up-front

March 19, 2020

Some college, no degree: Getting Louisville’s adult learners across the finish line

February 10, 2020

Focus on Student Success Gets Results at JCTC

January 16, 2020

Quality of Life in Louisville for People with Chronic Illnesses

January 6, 2020

A look back and a look ahead: Lessons learned from an education movement

December 19, 2019

Louisville’s Cost-Burdened Households

November 25, 2019

Reverse Degree program at UofL, Jefferson makes real impact in students’ lives

July 29, 2019

The crisis of college affordability and how student voices can help

June 17, 2019

2017 Competitive City Update: Poverty Beyond Income

March 27, 2018

Louisville’s Arts Master Plan

February 10, 2016

Food Insecurity: A Compassion and Economic Concern

June 19, 2015

GLP Community Health Survey

June 4, 2015

Culture of Health

August 22, 2014

Predicament of Poverty: 26% of Louisville’s kids are poor

August 12, 2014

Quality of Life within your Place

July 29, 2014

Peer Pressure: Benchmarking Peer Cities

June 9, 2014

Health Matters!

January 21, 2014

Guest Blog: Regan Hunt, Kentucky Voices for Health – Health Coverage for better Health Outcomes

December 2, 2013

Guest Post: Dr. Craig Blakely – “The Greater Louisville Project—Bringing the community together for its own good”

November 20, 2013

Guest Post: Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt – “Improving health is everyone’s work!”

November 20, 2013

Health – where we live, work and learn

November 20, 2013