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Meet The D3 Interns: Dom Korzecke
Meet The D3 Interns: Dom Korzecke

  Where did you grow up? I grew up in Lansing/East Lansing, most recently the east side of Lansing. What is your degree in and why did you choose your degree? My undergraduate degree is in Economics and my masters is in Public Policy. I chose economics because I enjoy learning how systems work from […]

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Meet The D3 Interns: Zach Brown July 28, 2017

Where did you grow up? I grew up in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit with around 100,000 people. It has the largest proportion of residents of Middle Eastern descent in the United States, with about 40% of residents citing a Middle Eastern heritage. What is your degree in and why did you choose your […]

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Detroit Vacancy Rates: A Guide to Conscious Data Consumption June 20, 2017

By Stephanie Quesnelle What do all of these numbers have in common? They’ve been used in the past year to describe the vacancy rate in Detroit.  Some represent different parts of the city others represent different types of building (residential vs. commercial), types of tenants (renters vs. owners), and different data sources.  Declining vacancy rates […]

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The NNIP Spring 2017 Retrospective June 8, 2017

By Erica Raleigh The National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) is a national network of local data intermediaries like D3 that work together to support the development and use of data in local policy-making and community building.  Twice a year, we gather in one of the partner cities to share project work, best practices, and new […]

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5 Essential Podcasts You Should Be Listening To From Erica Raleigh (+55 Bonus Podcasts) March 15, 2017

For those of us who are constantly on the go and on long commutes, podcasts provide an opportunity to keep on top of things we love without skipping a beat. We sat down with our executive director, Erica Raleigh, and discussed some of her favorite podcasts that she listens to in between her busy days. […]

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Data Matters – We Need Your Help! February 8, 2017

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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