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2100 M Street, NW Washington, DC 20037, United States
tel:1-202 467 5775 fax:1-202 728 0232
e-mail:paffairs@ui.urban.org
URL:http://www.urban.org


Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1968.

General Description: The Institute promotes sound social policy and public debate on national priorities in four ways: gathering and analyzing data; conducting policy research; evaluating programs and services; and educating Americans on critical issues and trends. It also works abroad, providing technical expertise on reinvigorating communities and nurturing civil society.

Annual Budget: USD 89 million (2003)

Staff: 400 (275 research, 125 administrative/support)

Executive Officers:
Dr. REISCHAUER, Robert (President)
Mr. ROGERS, John (Senior Vice President and CFO)

Public Relations:
Ms. COURRIER, Kathleen (Vice President for Communication)
Mr. KANTOR, Stu (Chief, Public Affairs Team)
Ms. STEIN, Sheryl (Website Manager)

(As of November, 2004)

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