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Meet CRAIG 1300™, Your CRA Insight Generator

mySidewalk is excited to announce the launch of CRAIG 1300 in partnership with the National Fire Protection Agency! Community Risk Reduction, or CRR, ...

A Quick Guide to the (New) 10 Essential Public Health Services

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...

Introducing Seek: A Better Way to Discover Data

Now Live: Seek helps you find the data you need, and the data you didn't know you needed. Seek is mySidewalk's newest innovation in its mission to democratize d...

Democratizing Data through Accessibility

This year my son was asked to join his third grade friend’s fantasy football league. He enthusiastically signed-up - and our draft preparations began in earnest...

How to Create an Unforgettable CHIP & CHA [eBook]

The eyes of the country are on Public Health in a new way. Residents who have never looked up their local health department are suddenly checking your website d...

Data Tips: Use Bivariate Maps to Show Data Relatio...

Working with data means working with place. Maps are a fundamental method to analyzing and sharing important information, but what's the right type of map to us...

Fire Data Analytics: It Doesn’t Have to Be So Hard...

You know how important it is to have the right fire data analytics, especially to attain and maintain your accredited status. But managing that data can be over...

Improving Statewide Health With Blue Shield of Cal...

Putting better information into more hands is at the center of what we do. Public servants, community groups, cities and citizens...we've worked for years to he...

A Better City Performance Dashboard: Data Has Neve...

What did City Leaders need most? That was our question in early 2019. The mySidewalk team interviewed dozens of city departments around the U.S. to answer it. O...

Vitalyst Spark: The Health Data Challenge, Part 1

Every day we come to work thinking about how data can make a better world. There are few “probletunities” as exciting and impactful as connecting health care, p...

Assessing Economic Vulnerability in the Greater KC...

Economic vulnerability arises from the interplay of many factors. Understanding how these factors interplay, and how to target policy, programs, and solutions, ...

Why The New HUD Rule Change Is a Mission Critical ...

On July 23rd, 2020, HUD Secretary Ben Carson terminated the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) assessment rule. This rule helped ensure people of...

mySidewalk Employee Spotlight: Senior CDM Dana Gre...

“Always turn your camera on for Zoom meetings,” Dana told us. “I know it’s awkward, but it really helps convey the nuances, so we know how you’re doing and what...

2 SDoH Reports Every Public Health Director Needs

During a pandemic, the needs of your community increase. As a public health leader, you need the right data so you can respond effectively. You need information...

Spotlight: Highlighting Root Causes of Inequity in...

Healthy environments and systems of fair access are vital priorities for public health. Working towards these priorities isn’t always straightforward. Meaningfu...

Customer Spotlight: Next Level City KPI Transparen...

During a crisis, communication is more crucial than ever. So today, we're turning our customer spotlight on our partner, the City of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sho...

Democratizing Data for Public Service

Where trust and transparency is key, data is critical. Whether you’re a city leader proving the value of your work, or an organization helping communities under...

Mapping Health Equity: Start With Race

Race and health are tragically linked. Race is not a risk factor for disease; racism is. Racism leads to inequities in health outcomes, including low birth weig...

New Report: Track Covid-19's Impact on Workforce &...

Our communities are hurting. The impacts of Covid-19 are far reaching and heavy hitting in plenty of ways, including our ability to work. While many of us carry...

5 Reasons Your City Needs Realistic Peers

Peer cities can be a powerful framework for understanding progress in your community. Yet the process of identifying peers is complicated, because it involves u...

Print to PDF: Sharing Your Data Stories With Clari...

We talk a lot about the digital transformation at mySidewalk. After all, digital experiences are baked into our work and where our customers find value in commu...

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