15th Anniversary Event

Please join us at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute’s “Unlocking Opportunities for All of DC” Reception. An evening of cocktails and refreshments to celebrate our milestone of 15 years of Independent Research, Poverty Solutions and Better DC Government. The DC Fiscal Policy Institute works every day to bring the District closer to being the city […]

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The District's Dime

September 28th, 2016
DC’s Black Residents Increasingly Live East of the Anacostia River
Claire Zippel

The District’s African American residents increasingly live east of the Anacostia River, where the poverty rate is three times higher than the rest of DC. This reflects two important trends: continued economic depression on the east side of the river despite the economic recovery of the city as a whole, and a decline in the […]

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