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Gauze & Effect Vol. 9: Spring Cleaning

In this issue: A letter from Dr. Sarah about clearing the clutter  Our customers push us to be better and make new things -- this Vaccine Tracker repo...

Gauze & Effect Vol. 9: Spring Cleaning

Gauze & Effect Vol. 9: Spring Cleaning

In this issue: A letter from Dr. Sarah about clearing the clutter  Our customers push us to be better and make new things -- this Vaccine Tracker report is pret...

Every Child Thrives With A Safe Place to Play: Int...

How KABOOM! and MySidewalk are using data to end playspace inequity in the United States. Playtime is a critical part of every child’s growth and development. I...

Locate Your Community's Affordable Housing with Da...

NEW: National Housing Preservation Database (NHPD) indicators are now available to all mySidewalk subscribers.

mySidewalk's COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

During times of uncertainty, your community wants facts.  At mySidewalk, we’ve spent the last year supporting our partners as they respond to the COVID-19 pande...

The Case For Affordable Housing In Every Community...

The United States is experiencing an affordable housing crisis. This crisis stems from a widespread and acute lack of affordable low income, and supportive hous...

National Public Health Week 2021: Perseverance in ...

This past year, public health - the science of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities - has connected us all. Across the globe, cit...

A Complete Picture of Health: Introducing the80

80% of what makes us healthy or unhealthy happens outside of the doctor’s office and in our neighborhoods and greater enviornment. COVID-19 placed a spotlight o...

Fire Performance: Continuity in a Crisis

For the more than 200 million Americans living in rural areas, one fire department might cover miles and miles of land. At the spike of COVID-19, EMS volume ros...

Data-Powered Advocacy: The Vitalyst Health Data Da...

 

Gauze & Effect Vol. 8: The Core

In this issue: A letter from Dr. Sarah about cold air, core exercises and the year ahead Amazing new data from CDC and three ways it can show insights Chatter f...

10-Minute Maps: Where do residents without vehicle...

Why does this question matter? Access to convenient, reliable transportation is critical for a high quality of life. Residents without viable transportation opt...

Holyoke Medical Center CHNA Paints Powerful Pictur...

 

5 Eye-opening Data Lessons after a Year of Shelter...

We believe that data in the right hands can make a better world. This has never been more apparent to us than in the past 12 months. That’s because data has don...

There should be no such thing as an "Equity Dashbo...

On January 26th, President Biden signed multiple Executive Orders addressing America’s shameful legacy of structural racism in the carceral system, housing and ...

Fire Data: Having an RMS Isn't Enough

Your fire department likely has a Record Management System (RMS). But it probably isn’t giving you the insights you need. This article explains why a standalone...

An Attack on Democracy

Early in my career, I spent some time in Washington, D.C. and at the Capitol. It's always had a special place in my heart and stood for the possibility of what ...

Download, Map, & Share New ACS 5-Year Estimates

We updated over 500 million data values with the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates 2015-2019. Reliable, relevant data is foundational for ...

Housing and Economic Vulnerability in the Greater ...

Understanding the factors behind economic vulnerability is a challenge for all cities. As a Data Storyteller, I have seen how data science can help solve this c...

Trusting Your Data: How to Build a System for Succ...

Your data source is only the beginning when it comes to confidence in community data and the decisions that follow. Effective data storage and management makes ...

A Quick Guide to the (New) 10 Essential Public Hea...

My 14-year-old daughter recently discovered an old photo album (with actual photos in it! Not digital ones!) of mine from my carefree youth. She laughed way too...

9 Surprising Indicators of a Thriving Community

When I stepped into my office on day one as a local government Deputy Director, the first thing I did was ask for the latest Resident Insights (aka, a better wa...

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