Social Services

Map of the Month: Baltimore’s GEOLOOM co>map

Baltimore is a city that embraces the arts – from world-class cultural institutions such as the Baltimore Museum of Arts and Enoch Pratt F...

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Can Well-Being Define What Government Does?

One of the most important questions a local-government official can ask is "why?" Government typically does today what it did yesterday. But what if l...

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Public Health

Making Chicago’s Beach Water Safer With Analytics

Ask someone about their last trip to a beach, and you’ll likely hear pleasant stories of relaxation and fun in the sun. Most of the time, those toes i...

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Map Monday: Is the American Dream Still Affordable?

As gentrification has entered the cultural consciousness as a critical social justice problem, questions about affordable housing have bec...

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Public Health

What Open Data Says About Post-Harvey Mosquito Threats

Cities in southeastern Texas finally saw dry weather on Wednesday, after days of unprecedented rainfall from Hurricane Harvey. But while floodwaters s...

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