Learning Community Workshop: "Using Data to Discover What Works in the Working Cities"

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Greentown Labs
28 Dane Street
Somerville, MA 02210

Event Recap

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This Learning Community, held at Somerville’s initiative partner Greentown Labs, focused on best practices in measuring a range of city-wide metrics. The day-long session featured a panel of national experts in leveraging city metrics, including:

  • Kathy Petitt, Director, National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership at The Urban Institute (Washington, DC)
  • Erica Raleigh, Director, Data Driven Detroit (Detroit, MI)
  • Molly McGrath Tierney, Director, Baltimore City Department of Social Services (Baltimore, MD)
  • Zachary Tumin, Deputy Commissioner, Strategic Initiatives at New York City Police Department (New York, NY)

Teams then caucused in groups to share best practice and discuss a series of special topics, including data self-assessment and communications and governance before touring Greentown Labs.

Event Overview

"This Learning Community, held at Somerville's initiative partner Greentown Labs, focused on best practices in measuring a range of city-wide metrics. The day-long session featured a panel of national experts in leveraging city metrics, including:

  • Kathy Petitt, Director, National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership at The Urban Institute (Washington, DC)
  • Erica Raleigh, Director, Data Driven Detroit (Detroit, MI)
  • Molly McGrath Tierney, Director, Baltimore City Department of Social Services (Baltimore, MD)
  • Zachary Tumin, Deputy Commissioner, Strategic Initiatives at New York City Police Department (New York, NY)

Teams then caucused in groups to share best practice and discuss a series of special topics, including data self-assessment and communications and governance before touring Greentown Labs. "