Research & Reports

We offer local expertise on our community's issues and the programs addressing these needs.

Learn about key issues that our community faces and how local organizations are working to address these problems.

Through our research efforts, we seek to increase public awareness of the challenges facing our community. We invite you to read and share our research papers. Each paper describes an issue that affects our community, identifies local resources working to address the problem and includes additional resources for more information.

Animal Services

Arts and Culture

Community Safety

Downtown Development

Economic Competitiveness

Environmental Sustainability

Education and High School Completion

Family Well-Being

Government Accountability and Civic Engagement

Health and Fitness

Neighborhoods and Growth Management



With the support of Trinity University and the Mellon Foundation, Mellon Fellows served as interns at SA2020 Cause Area Lead Partner agencies in summer 2013. As part of the experience, Mellon Fellows wrote papers to document a collaborative effort related to a Cause Area. Thank you to SA2020, Trinity University and the Mellon Fellows for allowing us to share your papers with our community.

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