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ReDrawCA.org webinar

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  • 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
  • www.Census2010.healthycity.org
  • 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:
    • Elected Officials/Incumbents
    • Political Parties/Partisans
    • The “haves”
    It is built for:
    • Community organizations
    • Community leaders/advocates
    • “Joe Schmoe”
    • Multi-group coalitions/collaboratives
    • 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
  • Questions ?
    • 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…
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  • Questions ?
    • 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.
  • Questions ?
  • Outreach + Training
    • One-on-one with RedistrictingCA partners
    • RedistrictingCA + other conferences
    • Our own statewide & regional partners
    • Sacramento
    • Bay Area
    • San Diego
    • Central Valley
    • 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
    chris@healthycity.org