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Equitable Financial Incentives

Equitable Financial Incentives

View incentive program spending in Chicago and recommendations to make them more equitable



Who Benefits from Climate Ambition?

Who Benefits from Climate Ambition?

Explore and compare nearly 600 occupations in the US, including over 100 common green jobs.



The Circuit

The Circuit

A data-driven collaboration to investigate and reveal how Cook County’s courts work using 3 million filed criminal cases.



HousingStudies.org - Website Redesign

HousingStudies.org - Website Redesign

A complete website and data portal redesign to update the interface, reorganize the research, and better showcase IHS’s services and work.



Chicago's Million Dollar Blocks

Chicago's Million Dollar Blocks

An interactive map showing spending on incarceration for every block in the City of Chicago.



LargeLots.org

LargeLots.org

We worked with the City of Chicago and neighborhood groups to improve and scale up a program for selling land to residents.




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Towards a less harmful data practice: The DataMade way

Towards a less harmful data practice: The DataMade way

Nov 03, 2022 by Fatima Gomez

Data can be a powerful tool for illuminating our world, but it can also reproduce bias, perpetuate harm, and subvert truth. A significant amount of our work at DataMade involves making data available, accessible, and intelligible; we therefore must take steps to minimize the biases, harm, and fallacies that can come from utilizing data irresponsibly.

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