Funded by the James Irvine Foundation May 23rd, 2011
We are a multi-racial public policy change organization rooted in the civil rights movement. We engineer large-scale systems change to remedy inequality, expand opportunity, and open paths to upward mobility. Los Angeles office program areas Offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Washington D.C.
Healthy City is an information + action resource that unites community voices, rigorous research and innovative technologies to solve the root causes of social inequity. DIRECT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Work ON-THE-GROUND to develop targeted research/policy strategies and web tools. ONLINE MAPPING TECHNOLOGY www.HealthyCity.org COMMUNITY RESEARCH LAB Engages, trains, and provides tools for community groups to lead and sustain action-oriented research
Why did we build ReDrawCA? Redistricting = “INSIDER’s GAME” but its NOT a game. Development of a “Unity”/Multi-racial approach to the process focus on “COMMUNITIES OF INTEREST” Bridge INFO/TECH GAP FREE + ONLINE! The time was right Citizens Redistricting Commission and our Census 2010 work
FOR PLANNING… Hard-To-Count Scores in Oakland Hard-To-Count Scores + Demographic Data Hard-To-Count Scores + NPO’s/CBO’s
Statewide Coordinating Council MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS NALEO APALC CRLA Voto Latino MALDEF California Alliance Mobilize the Immigrant Vote New American Media The California Endowment Governor’s Office Objectives: Coordinate statewide efforts Coordinate regional convenings Share resources & information “Bubble Up” field reports
What can you do on ReDrawCA.org? Learn Redistricting 101 What district am I in? Data for your district/neighborhood Communicate Engage in the public wiki-map discussion Hear what others are saying Engage Draw your own districts/COI Prepare/submit testimony and data Collaborate Work with partners on maps/proposals
Who is ReDrawCA.org for? ReDrawCA.org was built for the traditional “have nots” when it came to redistricting: It is not built for:
It is built for:
Search for comments about your community.
Comment about your community via point or draw boundaries important to you.
Engage with others interested in Redistricting
Comment on CA Will be moderated for offensiveness and abuse by AP/HC staff Will post CRC’s draft plans for wiki-commenting Leave a comment/draw an area Color-code: Like (green), Dislike (red), Neutral
Find your Congressional, State Senate & State Assembly District
Map population and other redistricting-specific indicators with community institutions like hospitals.
Map in a group session and publish reports of the maps and data you generate.
DATA SOURCES Census 2000 & 2010 Census TIGER/Line Statewide Database @ UCB ACS 5-year Estimates Ca Dept. of Education Ca. Dept. of Public Health And more… DATA VARIABLES Demographic Population Race/Ethnicity CVAP Median Age Language Detailed Race (Asian/Latino) Foreign born/Citizenship And more… Election/Voting Voting Age Population Registered Voters by party Election Results And more… Income & Housing Median Household Income Poverty Status Renter /Owner Housing Foreclosures And more… Education Educational Attainment School Test Results And more… Health & Safety data Homicide Rate Obesity Prevalence Teen Births Child Abuse & Neglect And more… Infrastructure Schools Banks Nonprofits Parks Hospitals And more…
Edit the boundaries of current Congressional, State Senate and State Assembly Districts
Import/Export your boundaries for use in other mapping software; ex. Maptitude or ESRI software
Save boundaries to work on later or with colleagues in a dynamic group mapping session.
Outreach + Training
One-on-one with RedistrictingCA partners
RedistrictingCA + other conferences
Our own statewide & regional partners
Training webinars every 2 weeks
Outreach to media/ethnic media
Engagement with local collaboratives/ partners
Available to train via web or in-person upon request
Note: We will not provide technical assistance to elected officials or their staff, though they can use our website as can the general public.
Ex. Outreach Analysis
Other Resources California Redistricting Commission – wedrawthelines.org US Census Redistricting – census.gov/rdo Statewide Database at UC Berkeley – swdb.berkeley.edu Redistricting CA – Redistrictingca.org Redistricting Game – RedistrictingGame.org ESRI – esri.com/software/redistricting Maptitude – caliper.com Brennan Center – brennancenter.org Rose Institute – claremontmckenna.edu/rose
HealthyCity.org SERVICES MAPS CHARTS/TABLES
Thank You Chris Ringewald Senior Research Analyst 213-989-1300 x 114 email@example.com