Urban Investment Strategies Center
Transforming Urban Education
Center director Jim Johnson’s vision and research creates a model school for educating inner-city children. More
Revealing Census Trends
Researchers identify six demographic trends that will transform the United States. More
Developing Market-based Cures for Social Ills
A social venture model creates an economic driver while tackling the problem of elderly fall-related injuries. More
Creating Pathways to Prosperity
The Urban Investment Investment Strategies Center leads the way in learning how to turn distressed communities into globally competitive ones and preparing students in inner cities and beyond for success in a globally connected world.
The center's research and analysis helps community leaders understand the critical factors that will shape their future. Its initiatives translate that knowledge into model projects others can replicate to become competitive and prosperous.