How can census data be used to increase health equity? How to balance concerns about privacy with the important work of quantifying health inequities? These and other questions are addressed in the panel featuring Clemens Noelke, diversitydatakids.org Research Director; Cliff Cook, Senior Planning Information Manager, City of Cambridge Community Development Department; and Nancy Krieger, Professor of Social Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. From the Boston Area Research Initiative Spring 2020 meeting.