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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 COVI...

The Case For Affordable Housing In Every Community: Introducing the Housing Affordability Report

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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, ...

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...

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