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[Archived Webinar, March 2014] LocalData: Collecting and understanding community data to drive civic decision-making

Learn how citizens and civic institutions are using data to make informed and inclusive decisions about the future of place. Also learn about LocalData, an online data collection mapping platform that allows collection of data on a smartphone or tablet as well as real-time visualization, and how organizations around the United States have used LocalData to make data-driven decisions.


Who should take this course:

  • Community foundations
  • Place-based nonprofits
  • Planners and urban researchers

What you will learn:

  • Effective strategies for data collection
  • How shared data builds engagement and regional collaboration
  • Mobile mapping and visualization tools

Alicia Rouault and Matthew Hampel

Alicia Rouault and Matt Hempel are co-founders of the civic technology start up LocalData, a 2012 Knight News Challenge Data winner which
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