Equity Indicators

Measuring equity in the City of St. Louis

Read the Baseline Report

The Equity Indicators Project is in response to the Ferguson Commission's call to action for a racial equity benchmarking process. The Project will quantify the state of racial equity in St. Louis and measure progress over time.

Equity Topics

Youth At the Center

  • Child Well-Being
    The disadvantages and burdens that children carry with them from outside school that affect their ability to perform in school
  • Education Quality
    School-level responsibilities in providing equitable quality learning environments for children
  • Educational Attainment
    Educational Attainment refers to the levels of education a person has completed

Opportunity to Thrive

  • Financial Empowerment
    Opportunities to build wealth and the cost of living in St. Louis
  • Neighborhoods
    Amenities available at the neighborhood level and concentration of disinvestment
  • Health and Safety
    Disparities in access to tools that support health and health outcomes in terms of injuries, illnesses, and death

Justice For All

  • Policing
    The recruitment and role of police officers within the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department in the justice system
  • Court Reform
    Sentencing outcomes at both the municipal and state court levels
  • Civic Engagement
    Representation in government, community decisionmaking, and government responsiveness to resident needs

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