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  • Fresno Food and shelterZIP code 93710
  • 2nd – Now that you’ve explored data for your org/network to demonstrate need across CA. You are now planning to organize legislative visits for your organization and network members. One key area you know you want to focus on is Alameda county, where you have key orgs in the network who can support advocacy in the area as well as data to demonstrate the need for funding to support youth violence prevention. Therefore, your next step would be to drill down to Alameda county, to find additional data that might be helpful and persuasive to lawmakers (might help them make the case for more/priority funding as well)
  • Look at homicide by Firearms to demonstrate exposure to violence within communities.
  • You might also want to assess types of resources or gaps in resources that exist within this area of high need.
  • 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


  • 1. Information + action for social change Moreno Valley Towngate Community Center Chris Ringewald, Research Mangager January 25th, 2012
  • 2. Question for Participants How do you use maps, charts or other data visualization in your work?
  • 3. 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
  • 4. …is an information + action resource that unites rigorous research, community voices and innovative technologies to solve the root causes of social inequityONLINE MAPPING TECHNOLOGY DIRECT TECHNICAL SUPPORT : Work ON-THE-GROUND to develop targeted research/policy strategies and web tools COMMUNITY RESEARCH LAB Training community groups to lead and sustain action-oriented research & technology projects
  • 5. Healthy City is a project of… A public policy change organization rooted in the civil rights movement
  • 6. Partners Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Oakland Progressive Empowerment Advancement Project Network USC School of Social Work Contra Costa Crisis Center 2-1-1 LA County United Way of Fresno/2-1-1 United Ways of California Children Now 2-1-1 San Diego California Pan-Ethnic Health Network 2-1-1 Monterey County Ella Baker Center for Human Rights 2-1-1 San Bernardino Prevention Institute Volunteer Center of Riverside County The California Endowment United Way Bay Area/Helplink Legal Services of No. Cal. California Rural Legal Assistance Community Service Planning Council – 2-1-1 Sacramento Housing Alliance Sacramento UC Davis – Center for Regional Change UW Silicon Valley/Santa Clara Community Services Planning Council Eden I & R – 211 Alameda United Way Bay Area Interface Children Family Services – 2-1-1 Santa Clara Comm. Benefits Coalition Ventura Urban Strategies Council Volunteer Center of Sonoma County San Mateo Healthy Communities Collaborative
  • 7. Today you will learn how to:1. Locate resources by searching the detailed health and human service databases of 2-1-1 agencies across the state.2. Create maps that visually communicate your advocacy message to impact policy decisions.3. Access additional features with a free Healthy City account.
  • 8. 1. Find a Service:You’re a case manager in LosAngeles looking for substance abuse services for a client. They live in ZIP code 90015
  • 9. *ZIP code 90015
  • 10. *Substance Abuse Services
  • 11. *Substance Abuse Services
  • 12. List the servicesONLY within the area you’ve selected
  • 13. You can getdirections for your client
  • 14. PRINT, SAVE, OREMAIL list of services
  • 15. You can also view services on a mapContact 2-1-1 toupdate agency information
  • 16. Resource Guides Available: Click on • Service Categories
  • 17. Finding a ServiceHow might you use services or resources in your work?
  • 18. 2. Create maps that visuallycommunicate your advocacy message to impact policy decisions.
  • 19. Click on Change toselect your geography
  • 20. Click on this icon to export to Word
  • 21. Add point data tohighlight resources (or show gaps in services)
  • 22. Homicide by Firearms &Youth Development Services
  • 23. Learn about our data sources
  • 24. Create maps to visually communicate your message How might you use maps to advocate for policy change?
  • 25. 3. Learn aboutaccount features
  • 26. A few Account 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
  • 27. Your Saved searches are stored here
  • 28. Upload your own Point OR Thematic Datasets
  • 29. Ex. LA Best Babies Collaborative Point Data
  • 30. Ex. LA Best BabiesCovered to ensure Collaborativeconfidentiality Thematic Data
  • 31. Births to Mothers under 20 Years of Age Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care & Total SLABBC Participants 2007 - 2010
  • 32. Draw your own neighborhood boundaries
  • 33. Map or Chart data within your new boundary
  • 34. 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
  • 35. Create a a Story Create Story to: Promote your initiative or highlight your work! Package your saved maps, live mappingsessions, reports, multi-media and more into a “story” that you can share
  • 36. Share and Search Stories (& more) Statewide
  • 37. Help is Available: Click on• Healthy City User Guide or •FAQs
  • 38. Thank You! Questions?