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Map and better understand racial inequity

Organizations and individuals are leveraging the power of GIS to understand racial equity in communities and make more equitable decisions. GIS provides insight into patterns of inequality and can provide common understanding across communities to affect positive change.

GIS supports racial equity and social justice initiatives

Discover how GIS solutions foster greater understanding and empower equitable action.



Engage communities and partners

Community engagement, outreach, and collaboration are critical to bringing communities together around issues of racial equity and social justice. Communities and their partner organizations shape the maps that tell their story. GIS makes maps easier to create and share, establishing a common understanding to take appropriate action.

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Map and analyze inequities to gain insights

Visualizing the locations of marginalized populations, barriers to equality, and patterns of inequitable action in a GIS solution reveals the far-reaching impacts of policies and practices. Leveraging maps and the results of analyses empowers organizations and communities to create actionable plans and model impacts of positive change.

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Operationalize racial equity best practices

Design and plan the equitable allocation and distribution of resources to alleviate burdens on disadvantaged communities. Enhance the delivery of services by using maps and spatial analysis. Collect the right location, demographic, and operational data needed to support racial equity.


Track and measure the impact of actions

Manage and analyze the performance of initiatives, services, and related data to understand and measure their impact. Use maps and dashboards to recognize opportunities to increase equity in your community.

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Racial Equity GIS Hub

Visit the Racial Equity GIS Hub to find relevant data layers, user examples, training, solutions, and other resources to help in your work for racial equity.

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Social Equity Analysis Solution

Organizations can use this solution to understand community conditions and evaluate actions for more equitable outcomes.

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Police Transparency solution

The Police Transparency solution can be used to share information and communicate engagement efforts that build trust with the general public and community stakeholders.

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Apply the racial equity workflow using ArcGIS

Discover how ArcGIS can play a significant role in helping organizations achieve racial equity by applying the racial equity workflow.

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Stories of GIS for equity and social justice

Learn how others are already using GIS and mapping with a racial equity lens to advance social justice.

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