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Data Matters – We Need Your Help!

Earlier this week we learned of the introduction of Federal Senate and House companion bills with titles that refer to the protection of local zoning ordinances.  Both bills include a section (Section 3) stating “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no Federal funds may be used to design, build, maintain, utilize, or provide access to a Federal database […]

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Who Are the Centenarians? Part 2: Dying at Age 100+ vs. Dying at Ages 65-99 January 25, 2017

  Who Are the Centenarians?  Part 2:  Dying at Age 100+ vs. Dying at Ages 65-99 Introduction Centenarians, defined as people age 100 or older, are a tiny but growing age group in Michigan and the United States as a whole[1].  In the 2010 U.S. Census, centenarians constituted .0173 percent of the U.S. population and […]

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Who Are the Centenarians? Part 1: Dying at Age 100 or More December 9, 2016

Who Are the Centenarians? Part 1: Dying at Age 100 or More Introduction Centenarians, defined as people age 100 and older, are a tiny but growing age group in Michigan and the United States as a whole(1).  In the 2010 U.S. Census, centenarians constituted .0173 percent of the U.S. population and a similar proportion (.0175 […]

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Apply Now: ETL Developer @ Data Driven Detroit! November 23, 2016

Apply Now: ETL Developer @ Data Driven Detroit! What: Data Driven Detroit is seeking an experienced and energetic ETL Developer to join our diverse team to assist in super-charging our internal data infrastructure processes. This is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week. D3 provides an attractive benefits package, including paid vacation and personal time; […]

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D3 Product Database November 14, 2016

We have a lot of great resources on our website. We know they’re hard to find sometimes so we put it all in one place. Check out the link below! >>Products Database<< If you have any further questions, feel free to head over to our Ask D3 page.

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On the D3 Website October 31, 2016

By: Erica Raleigh D3 launched our new website about a year ago. It was developed over the course of two years, squished into the spare moments between important project work with our partners, working through conversations about what the next evolution of D3 would be, and then actually executing the migration of D3 to a […]

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September 2016 Meeting of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, Cleveland October 3, 2016

This year marks the 20th year of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP).  D3 has been a proud partner since 2009, and we are deeply grateful for all the network has done to help D3 build capacity over the years.  Those who know me have likely heard my exuberant ramblings on our partnership meetings that […]

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Community Takes Commitment (Part 3) August 29, 2016

This is the third and concluding section to the three-part series of Detroit Crime statistics, causes and potential solutions. Microsoft’s Civic Tech Fellow Ivoire Morrell shares a powerful story of the history, economic impact and future narratives of Detroit’s most economically depressed communities. It is our hope that by shining a spotlight on the raw […]

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Community Takes Commitment (Part 2) August 22, 2016

This is the second in a three-part series of Detroit Crime statistics, causes and potential solutions. Microsoft’s Civic Tech Fellow Ivoire Morrell shares a powerful story of the history, economic impact and future narratives of Detroit’s most economically depressed communities. It is our hope that by shining a spotlight on the raw data, and illustrating […]

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CUTGroup Week 4 August 17, 2016

Hello Detroiters, and a big how-are-you to our CUTGroup family. Unfortunately this is our last story in our recruitment journey this summer. So walk with us on this final trip as we ventured into the second half of Downtown Detroit to recruit for CUTGroup. For the second time, it was myself, Ivoire, and Christon. On […]

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