Maternal Health Equity Report

MEASURE and the Maternal Health Equity Collaborative developed a survey to assess the unique needs of pregnant people during COVID-19, specifically Black women and Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) families. This survey helped to gather lived-experience data from BIPOC mothers’ lived experiences in Central Texas. MEASURE_ Maternal Health Equity Report 2020.pdf

Our Black Girls Need Us

  Download the Black Paper Below MEASURE_ The Innocence Initiative 2020 School & Local Policy Brief.pdf

Volunteer Spotlight

Our September MEASURE Volunteer Spotlight is Dr. Ana Herrera!   Dr. Ana Herrera is a member of the MEASURE Research Division. She serves as Director of Organizational Support & Evaluation. She is leading the Travis County Girl Squad Evaluation project and is also providing survey design support in our mission as an organization to provide […]

MEASURE Spotlight

Our September MEASURE Spotlight is Mickey Cappello! Follow Mickey on IG: Let’s get to know her!   Why did you join MEASURE? “I heard Meme speak in an interview regarding the important of data in social justice and the need for education to facilitate change. I was already planning on leaving my current job […]

Bring Your Megaphone. Hurry.

By Kendra Bolton “Can you hear them?” she asked.   “Sorta. It’s muffled,” her friend answered.   “Can you see them?”   “Hardly. If I look around that guy, kinda.”   This conversation could be friends chatting in the very last row of a concert venue. It’s not. Replace ‘them’ with ‘Black women in politics.’ […]

MEASURE releases comic book aimed at educating parents and schools on criminalization of Black girls

Media Contact: Brittini Flatley   MEASURE’s Innocence Initiative seeks to eradicate adultification bias and resulting criminalization of young Black girls   MEASURE, a non-profit organization that uses data and education to mobilize communities to eliminate social disparities, today announced the release of an original and important comic book, Hey Sis! Be You! The story […]

Public Safety Vision 2020: Evidence-Informed Solutions

This report presents the data and trends in spending on police and some of the outcomes that have resulted. In addition, this report presents findings of non-police interventions and explores ideas for public safety improvements. The solutions provided in this report are not an exhaustive list and only serves as a starting point for developing […]

Disrupting Adultification Bias To Protect Black Girls

Let’s explore adultification bias, intersections and the impact in a public awareness webinar on July 29th at 6:30pm.   Join us for a webinar training led by Jacqueline Miller as we explore the different methods of adultification bias, intersections and it’s impact. You’ll acquire knowledge on how to apply practical lessons learned in your place […]

International Best Selling Author & MEASURE Founder Sit Down For A Candid Discussion On Policing

MEASURE founder, Meme Styles Taliaferro, sat down with international best selling author, Stacey Barr, author of Practical Performance Measurement and How to Create a High-Performance Culture and Measurable Success Prove It! for a open discussion on the measurement of community policing in America. Meme says, the “innovativeness (of MEASURE) comes from a performance measurement approach […]