Climate Change and Resilience
Higher temperatures and more extreme weather are linked to increased conflict and increases in food insecurity. AIR’s work is closely associated with ongoing challenges related to climate change and programs to increase the resilience of marginalized populations to climate change.
An Evidence-Based Road Map for School and Community Safety
While there is no magic answer to reducing violence in our schools and communities, such as the recent tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, there are evidence-based steps for what to do. AIR’s David Osher and Sandra Williamson explain.
Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world.
Learn about our values, our history, and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
AIR Equity Initiative
AIR is making a five-year, $100M+ investment in behavioral and social science research and technical assistance to address the underlying causes of systemic inequities and increase opportunities for people and communities.
Spotlight on Our Work
Research & Program Evaluation
AIR conducts rigorous research and evaluations that provide important information about the effectiveness of programs and policies in the U.S. and across the globe.
We work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients to help them build capacity and transform systems to achieve better outcomes for those they serve.
Data Science and Technology
AIR uses data and technology to help our clients and communities identify challenges, find solutions, and make information usable and easily accessible.
Survey Design and Administration
Our experts can help government agencies and organizations develop, administer, and analyze surveys that create reliable, actionable data.
IN THE FIELD
How Early Learning and Care Programs Can Support Dual Language Learners
To understand better how educators and systems can support dual language learners and their families, AIR conducted interviews, surveys, and direct assessments on their experiences and outcomes in California from 2018-2022. The findings from this multifaceted study could inform policy and practice nationwide.
IN THE FIELD
Addressing Health Inequities in Kidney Care
Chronic kidney disease can have serious health consequences for both patients and the health system. The condition also disproportionately affects members of racial and ethnic groups, as well as underserved populations. AIR experts offer considerations for involving patients, families, and communities in the effort to address patient safety and inequities.