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HealthyCity.or Hands-on Introductory Training-v.7.14.11

These slides are from a hands-on training designed to provide an overview of the Healthy City website, which allows you to search for local services, as well as create maps and charts of health and socio-economic data to support policy and planning. After participating in an Introductory Training, you will understand how to use HealthyCity.org to:
- Register for your own free account (to save data, maps, and more)
- Find a Service using the detailed health and human service database of 211s across the state
- Create an Asset Map for your community - Map thematic data along with services and other points of interest
- Grab a stat: Find data quick using charts and tables
- Learn about advanced features

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HealthyCity.or Hands-on Introductory Training-v.7.14.11

  1. 1. Information + action for social change<br />A Resource for all of California <br />HealthyCity.org Introductory Training<br />
  2. 2. Healthy City is a project of… <br />A public policy change organization rooted in the civil rights movement<br />
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  4. 4. DIRECT TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO:<br /><ul><li>COMMUNITY ORGS
  5. 5. FOUNDATIONS
  6. 6. GOVERNMENT</li></ul>ONLINE MAPPING TECHNOLOGY<br />www.HealthyCity.org<br />COMMUNITY RESEARCH LAB<br />Training community groups to lead and sustain action-oriented research & technology projects<br /> …is an information + action resource that unites rigorous research, community voices and innovative technologiesto solve the root causes of social inequity <br />
  7. 7. Partners<br />Children’s Hospital Los Angeles<br />Advancement Project<br />USC School of Social Work <br />2-1-1 LA County<br />United Ways of California<br />Children Now<br />California Pan-Ethnic Health Network<br />Ella Baker Center for Human Rights<br />Prevention Institute<br />The California Endowment<br />Legal Services of No. Cal.<br />CA Immigrant Policy Center<br />CA Partnership<br />California Rural Legal Assistance<br />Central Valley Health Policy Institute<br />Fresno Metro Ministry<br />United Way Fresno County<br />First 5 Fresno County<br />Sacramento Housing Alliance<br />UC Davis – Center for Regional Change<br />Community Services Planning Council<br />United Way Bay Area<br />Santa Clara Comm. Benefits Coalition<br />Urban Strategies Council<br />San Mateo Healthy Communities Collaborative<br />Contra Costa Crisis Center<br />United Way of Fresno/2-1-1<br />2-1-1 San Diego<br />2-1-1 Monterey County<br />2-1-1 San Bernardino<br />Volunteer Center of Riverside County<br />United Way Bay Area/Helplink<br />Community Service Planning Council – 2-1-1 Sacramento<br />UW Silicon Valley/Santa Clara <br />Eden I & R – 211 Alameda<br />Interface Children Family Services – 2-1-1 Ventura<br />Volunteer Center of Sonoma County<br />
  8. 8. HealthyCity.org is a statewide resources that enables you to:<br /><ul><li> Find services and partners
  9. 9. Map, Chart & Rank community data
  10. 10. Upload data & Share your community’s story</li></ul>Population Characteristics <br />Civic Participation<br />Employment, Income & Poverty<br />Health Conditions, Diseases, Injuries and Deaths<br />Crime & Public Safety<br />Housing<br />And much more…<br />Social Services & Nonprofits<br />Hospitals and FQHCs<br />Public & Private Schools<br />Grocery Stores & WIC Vendors<br />Alcohol Outlets & Toxic Sites<br />And much more…<br />
  11. 11. Today you will learn how to:<br />Find a Service drawing from various sources such as the detailed health and human service database of 2-1-1s across the state (*available in 16 counties…and counting) <br />Create an Asset Map for your community <br />Mapthematic data along with services and other points of interest<br />Grab a stat: Find data quick using charts and tables <br />Learnabout advanced features <br />
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  13. 13. 1. <br />Find a Service:<br />You’re a case manager in Fresno looking for food and shelter options for a client. <br />They live in ZIP code 93710<br />You can save and share anything you create while logged in<br />GET STARTED!<br />
  14. 14. *ZIP code 93710<br />
  15. 15. *Food & Shelter<br />
  16. 16. *Food & Shelter<br />
  17. 17. List the services ONLY within the area you’ve selected <br />Browse through listings to look at service details<br />
  18. 18. You can get directions for your client<br />
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  20. 20. SAVE this list for future reference<br />PRINT list of services <br />EMAIL a link to this list of services<br />
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  22. 22. The link takes you back to your<br />interactive list<br />
  23. 23. You can also<br />view services on a map<br />
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  25. 25. Your Turn:<br />Find counseling services near your office (use address/intersection).<br />Hint: <br />Select Mental Health Care and Substance Abuse Services OR…<br />Use the KEYWORD SEARCH tab and type “counseling”; then select categories that you want to “ADD TO LIST”<br />
  26. 26. Resource Guides Available:<br />Click on <br /><ul><li>Service and Point Categories</li></li></ul><li>Finding a Service<br />Questions?<br />
  27. 27. 2.<br />Create an Asset Map<br />
  28. 28. Click on Change to <br />select your geography<br />What are the educational assets in my <br />Assembly District? (62 – Wilmer Amina Carter)<br />
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  31. 31. Click the +- buttons <br />to add points to your map<br />
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  35. 35. Click on Show to view the list of these points<br />
  36. 36. Click on Selected Areato <br />View points ONLY in your geographic boundary<br />
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  38. 38. Click in the list or on the map to get more details about a resource<br />*NOTE the source<br />
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  41. 41. You can add or change the types of services that are mapped<br />
  42. 42. Click remove next to the service category<br />
  43. 43. You can add a new category of services like Public Safety<br />(by browsing categories or using keyword search)<br />
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  46. 46. Your Turn:<br />Map Health Care services in your area<br />(You can place commas between ZIPs).<br />Hint: <br />Keep it broad – map ALL Health Care Services<br />
  47. 47. Creating an Asset Map<br />Questions?<br />
  48. 48. 3.<br />Map community data and overlay local resources<br />
  49. 49. Where are the low income areas in Long Beach?<br />Are food banks & other resources in these areas?<br />
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  51. 51. Click the +- buttons <br />to add<br />Data to your map<br />
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  53. 53. Find local support services<br />
  54. 54. Create a list of services to add to your map<br />
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  58. 58. Save your Map<br />
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  61. 61. Other Map Room Features<br />CUSTOMIZE your map:<br />Change the display of data<br />Add boundary labels <br />like ZIP or city<br />Compare your region to another geography<br />
  62. 62. Learn about our data sources<br />
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  65. 65. Your Turn:<br />Map Educational Attainment level (Less than 9th grade) in your neighborhood with ACS data<br />Then add Educational Programs<br />Hint: <br />Click on Show next to List Points to make points interactive <br />
  66. 66. Mapping thematic data & point data<br />Questions?<br />
  67. 67. 4.<br />Grab a stat using charts and tables<br />
  68. 68. How to get started…<br />How does the educational attainment in Fresno County compare to the state of California?<br />
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  70. 70. Select Educational Attainment<br />Contrast these educational attainment levels with the state of California<br />
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  72. 72. You can change the chart display<br />
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  74. 74. Your Turn:<br />What is the percentage of births to teen mothers in your ZIP?<br />How do births by mother’s age in your ZIP compare to the state of California?<br />Hint: <br />Health & Safety Data > Birth, Prenatal & Child > Births by Mother’s Age (see data for “Mother less than 20 years old”)<br />
  75. 75. Grabbing a Stat using charts and tables<br />Questions?<br />
  76. 76. 5.<br />Learn about advanced features<br />
  77. 77. A few HealthyCity.org Advanced Features<br />Save searches, maps & charts<br />Upload your own Point & Thematic Datasets<br />Draw your own neighborhood boundaries<br />Create a live mapping session<br />Tell your Story (with Pictures, Video & Audio)<br />Search Stories, live maps, and more in the Share & Connect room<br />
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  80. 80. Your Saved searches are stored here<br />
  81. 81. Draw your own neighborhood boundaries<br />
  82. 82. Map or Chart data within your new boundary<br />
  83. 83. Upload your own Point OR Thematic Datasets<br />
  84. 84. Create an Excel Spreadsheet with up to <br />1000 points<br />*Save as Excel 97-2003 workbook*<br />
  85. 85. Upload your own <br />Thematic Datasets<br />
  86. 86. Create Live Mapping Sessions<br />(with Pictures, Video & Audio)<br />A Live Map enables multiple people to :<br /><ul><li> Draw and drop points, lines, and shapes on a shared map
  87. 87. Attach photos & video</li></li></ul><li>Create a Story to:<br />Promote your initiative or highlight your work! <br />Package your saved maps, live mapping sessions, reports, multi-media and more into a “story” that you can share<br />Create a Story<br />
  88. 88. Share and Search Stories (& more) Statewide<br />
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  91. 91. Help is Available:<br />Click on <br /><ul><li>Healthy City User Guide</li></ul>or <br /><ul><li>FAQs</li></li></ul><li>Thank You!<br />

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