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...
History of D3

History of D3

History of Data Driven Detroit Data Driven Detroit (originally the Detroit-Area Community Information System) was founded in 2008 to serve as a one-stop-shop for data on Detroit and the region. We were incubated by City Connect Detroit with funding from The Skillman...
What is data

What is data

What is data? Data helps to provide insight into our world: as it existed in the past, exists now, and how it might be shaped in the future. Here at D3, we specialize in working with pieces of information that are measurable or verifiable, like numeric and spatial...