Introducing: Our New and Improved Website

Introducing: Our New and Improved Website

A little over a year ago, we wrote about our website and how it was…less than functional. The good news is that since then, we’ve been hard at work building a new website from scratch that’s more useful all around. This new (beta) site makes it easier not only...
CUTGroup Detroit

CUTGroup Detroit

The aim of Detroit’s Civic User Testing Group (CUTGroup) is to make civic websites and public apps more accessible to city residents. Launched in Summer 2016 with the support and partnership of the Smart Chicago Collaborative, the City of Detroit, and Microsoft’s...
Hope Starts Here

Hope Starts Here

A community visioning process focused on creative a comprehensive framework for the early childhood ecosystem in Detroit. The Kresge Foundation and The W.K. Kellogg Foundation teamed up to create Hope Starts Here, an initiative with the ambitious goal that by 2027,...
Turning The Corner

Turning The Corner

Exploring new methods to track neighborhood change closer to real time, understand how people feel about it, and provide the information to people who can actually do something about it.  Since April 2016, D3 worked to create a model of neighborhood change with...
Open Data Portals

Open Data Portals

A critical component of equitable access to data is the ability to find and trust the information you seek. While D3 maintains an open data portal with a wide breadth of downloadable data, we also often use open data resources from other organizations. Duplicating...