Social Progress Index

Idea Category: Infrastructure

This week, NewDEAL Leader San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo partnered with Social Progress Imperative and other organizations to become the first city in the US to launch the Social Progress Index, a tool to help guide public investment to the neighborhoods most in need. The index complements other economic measures to look more deeply at quality of life, using 42 indicators and 50 datasets, and will help city officials steer policy toward resolving inequities and disparities. Read more details on the launch or check out the database on San Jose's city website.

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