The effort to discover and distill the right data to build a case for social change can quickly become overwhelming and lead to a haystack of information with little relevance. In this training will provide an introductory overview to:
• Build insightful and persuasive narratives using data analytics
• Make organizational data more useful to internal and external stakeholders
• Develop a reporting portfolio to show performance of your organization
You’re welcome to suggest work problems from your organization to address in this session.
The cost of this workshop is $10. The short URL for this event = http://data-for-social-change-12-8-14.eventbrite.com.
About the instructor
Clifton Muhammad worked to increase government transparency through development of a statewide school performance data portal and recently served as the forensic data analyst for Chicago’s Inspector General's Office. As the City’s first person to hold this particular title, he helped to develop the role using a combination of marketing and data technology experience where he pulled new and useful insights from numerous sources. For a number of initiatives he applied analytic approaches from his business and technology work to more effectively focus rapidly shifting resources, i.e., people, assets, technology, skills, etc. For political campaigns Cliff applied analytic approaches from his business and technology work to more effectively focus rapidly shifting field resources, i.e., various volunteers, assets, technology, skills, etc. resulting in a record 93% of votes with a 77% turnout for one town in a battleground state for a national campaign.
When & Where
CivicLab was a space in the West Loop of Chicago dedicated to co-working, collaboration, tool building and education to accelerate civic engagement and community improvement efforts. We were at 114 N. Aberdeen Street. email@example.com. We operated from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.
The URL for our EventBrite page = http://civiclab.eventbrite.com.