Welcome to This Week In Links. This series is a place for us to share articles that our fellows and staff are reading to deepen their understanding of the context of their work. By linking to these stories, we are not necessarily endorsing the positions, but sharing interesting material for discussion and reflection. We invite you to share, comment, and discuss these stories, and also to share your top links from the past week!

Distressed Communities Index interactive map

Study: What Instagram Can Teach Us About Food Deserts

How Charters Get the Students They Want

401(k)s are making racial inequality worse

Marriage Equality Grows, and So Does Class Divide

Toward Inclusive Economic Development

Will Shoppers Buy Healthier Food if They See Nutrition Data on Their Receipts?

How the Next Supreme Court Justice Will Shape the Future of Affordable Housing

Most Urban Farmers Aren’t Making a Living

Nearly half of American children living near poverty line

Mapping the Resegregation of Diverse Neighborhoods in 4 U.S. Cities

Maps Mania: Redlining During the New Deal

Home Owners Loan Corporation