Healthy City WEBINAR Introductory TrainingPresentation Transcript
Information + action for social change
How to Participate Today
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Question for Participants How have you used maps, charts or other data visualization in your work?
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…
Healthy City is a project of… A public policy change organization rooted in the civil rights movement
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
HealthyCity.org is a statewide resources that enables you to:
Find community resources and partners
Map, Chart & Rank community data
Upload data & Share your community’s story
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
Today you will learn how to: Locate resources by searching the detailed health and human service databases of 2-1-1 agencies across the state. Research information about your community to enhance program focus and planning. Map data that you collect in order to see the distribution of your clients, members, facilities, or other organizations. Access advanced features with a free Healthy City account.
1. Find a Service: You’re a case manager in Fresno looking for food and shelter options for a client. They live in ZIP code 93710 You can save and share anything you create while logged in GET STARTED!
*ZIP code 93710
*Food & Shelter
*Food & Shelter
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
You can also view services on a map Contact 2-1-1 to update agency information
Resource Guides Available: Click on
Finding a Service Questions?
2. Research information about your community to enhance program focus and planning.
For example… Senator Liu’s Pathways Program The Pathways program… Serves low-income communities and the working poor, among whom women with children are disproportionately represented. Target populations also include veterans, seniors, and foster, homeless, and other at-risk youth. Includes: research on the community, networking & problem-solving conference, events, website for centralized information
2. Research information about your community to enhance program focus and planning. Where are the target populations (e.g. veterans, low-income families) located in Senate District 21 (Carol Liu)?
Click on Change to select your geography
Click the +- buttons to add community data to your map
Your first layer of data is listed here.
See in Data room
ACTION Recommend hosting a “mini -event” for Veterans in this area (or conducting outreach in this area)
Research information about your community to enhance program focus and planning. Questions?
You’ll need to register for or Log in to your account 3. Map data that you collect in order to see the distribution of your clients, members, facilities, or other organizations.
My Account > Upload your own Point or Thematic Data
First, Create an Excel Spreadsheet
Mapping your own data Questions?
Learn about our data sources
4. 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
Your Saved searches are stored here
Upload your own Point OR Thematic Datasets
Example: South L.A. Best Babies Collaborative In order to provide funders with information about the number and geographic location of participants in the program, SLABBC could upload their participant data, and view it along with other data available on HealthyCity.org
Births to Mothers under 20 Years of Age Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care & Total SLABBC Participants 2007 - 2010
Draw your own neighborhood boundaries
Map or Chart data within your new boundary
Create Live Mapping Sessions (with Pictures, Video & Audio) A Live Map enables multiple people to :
Draw and drop points, lines, and shapes on a shared map
Attach photos & video
Create a Story to: Promote your initiative or highlight your work! Package your saved maps, live mapping sessions, reports, multi-media and more into a “story” that you can share Create a Story