Healthy City presentation to KP Community Partners 3.10.11Presentation Transcript
Information + action for social change A Resource for all of California
Healthy City is a project of… A National civil rights POLICY/ ACTION TANK
A National civil rights “ACTION TANK”
DIRECT TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO:
ONLINE MAPPING TECHNOLOGY www.HealthyCity.org COMMUNITY RESEARCH LAB Training community groups to lead and sustain action-oriented research & technology projects …is an information + action resource that unites rigorous research, community voices and innovative technologiesto solve the root causes of social inequity
Partners Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Advancement Project USC School of Social Work 2-1-1 LA County United Ways of California Children Now California Pan-Ethnic Health Network Ella Baker Center for Human Rights Prevention Institute The California Endowment Legal Services of No. Cal. California Rural Legal Assistance Sacramento Housing Alliance UC Davis – Center for Regional Change Community Services Planning Council United Way Bay Area Santa Clara Comm. Benefits Coalition Urban Strategies Council San Mateo Healthy Communities Collaborative Oakland Progressive Empowerment Network Contra Costa Crisis Center United Way of Fresno/2-1-1 2-1-1 San Diego 2-1-1 Monterey County 2-1-1 San Bernardino Volunteer Center of Riverside County United Way Bay Area/Helplink Community Service Planning Council – 2-1-1 Sacramento UW Silicon Valley/Santa Clara Eden I & R – 211 Alameda Interface Children Family Services – 2-1-1 Ventura Volunteer Center of Sonoma County
Mapping Data Provides Visual Evidence for… Community Issues & Needs Community Knowledge Coordination Locating Assets and Gaps Planning Policy/Advocacy
Visual evidence that is clear, easy to understand, and dramatic…
The HealthyCity.org website
Case Manager Funder Service Provider HealthyCity.org Website Community Organizer Policy Advocate Researcher …to fuel social change and improve our communities Who Uses HealthyCity.org? Grant Writer
HealthyCity.org is a statewide resources that enables you to:
Find services and partners
Map, Chart & Rank community data
Upload data & Share your community’s story
Services & Points
Common Search Terms
Community Data Population Characteristics – Age, Ethnicity, Educational Attainment, etc. Civic Participation Child Welfare Child Care & Early Education Income & Poverty Employment Nonprofit Infrastructure Environment & Land Use Health – Birth, Prenatal & Child Health - Conditions, Disease & Injury Health – Deaths Health - Insurance & access Health – Physical Activity & Nutrition Neighborhood & Community Crime & Public Safety Housing
Over 2500 variables
Multiple years of data
More datasets coming soon
Find a Service: Help a family find services in their neighborhood You can save and share anything you create while logged in GET STARTED!
*City of Montebello
*Look for Family Support Services
*Look for Family Support Services
List the services ONLY within the area you’ve selected Browse through listings to look at service details
You can get directions for your client
SAVE this list for future reference PRINT list of services EMAIL a link to this list of services
Extensive CDE school data
Finding a Service Questions?
Mapping community data to demonstrate need and advocate for resources You can save and share anything you create while logged in GET STARTED!
Where are there low-income families South Gate? Are there food resources in these areas?
Click the +- buttons to add Data to your map
Find local support services
Add compare geo example
Other Map Room Features CUSTOMIZE your map: Change the display of data Add boundary labels like ZIP or city Compare your region to another geography
Learn about our data sources
Mapping community data to demonstrate the need and advocate for resources Questions?
Creating charts and tables to better understand a community or region
A welcome & instructions are provided In LA County, what is the percentage of Renters v. Owners?
SCROLL DOWNto select Housing Data
How does this compare to the state of California? Of the Housing Units in L.A. County: 48.52 % are Owner Occupied 51.48% are Renter Occupied
L.A. County has a higher ratio of renters to owners than the state of California View it as a pie chart
Creating charts and tables to better understand a community or region Questions?
Learn about advanced features
A few HealthyCity.org Advanced Features Save searches, maps & charts Upload your own Point & Thematic Datasets Draw your own neighborhood boundaries Create a live mapping session Tell your Story (with Pictures, Video & Audio) Search Stories, live maps, and more in the Share & Connect room