Kathryn Pettit

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Kathryn Pettit is a principal research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute and co-director of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership. Her research focuses on neighborhood change and how communities use data for more effective and equitable decision making.
Young female volunteer in mask gives an elderly man boxes with food near his house. Quarantined, isolated.

Blame Policies, Not Places, for Poor Health

Shifting blame from people to ZIP codes is not enough to create healthy communities. Here’s how to do better.