grocery stores, libraries, public transit access, car sharing, schools, daycare centers, parks, farmers markets, health centers, etc.
Quality of Life:
crime index, air quality / incidence of asthma, incidence of lead poisoning, WalkScore, food deserts, diverse community, etc.
affordable housing choices, community gardens, after school programs, social services, NPO-created google maps, etc.
note: some data is searchable, all is mappable
my new neighborhood is...
stories of integrative moves and their impact in response to a prompt
written by registered users and edited by MoveSmart.org staff and volunteers
rich media - videos, pictures, text, and a map
displayed throughout the site
goal: rebuild social capital and put down roots
internal database of neighborhood-based organizations
pull data from wide variety of websites
one-click submission to neighborhood orgs + printable directory
housing counselor & organization tools
add, edit, and tag Guides and neighborhood organizations
branded, printable Guides and search results
upload additional data sets, view and alter search matrix factors, granular permission controls
Site Analytics registered users count, time on site, bounce rate, completed searches
User Neighborhood Opinions pre-results neighborhood quiz matched to saved favorites, evaluate if changed attitudes Successful Integrative Moves post-move users return to site, confirm new location for comparison to starting neighborhood
overcomes barriers of time and web savviness by aggregating data in an intuitive interface
counters ignorance and prejudice with contextual info that builds social capital
open source = affordable, license-free, volunteer-ready innovation springboard
peer-vetted: NetSquared finalist, KnightPulse, ReadWriteWeb, Change.org, fair housing community
technology for residential integration
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