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Upcoming SAVI Events

  • Module 1A: Frame the Problem

    Before you can begin using data to inform decisions, identify what you are trying to accomplish and ...

    May 25 at 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Module 2A: Find Existing Data

    Now that you know what you want to accomplish with data, you can use that as a framework for choosin...

    June 7 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Latest News from SAVI

SAVI Talks: Exploring Jail Diversion in Indianapolis

SAVI Talks: Exploring Jail Diversion in Indianapolis

Join us June 16 at 9 a.m. for a virtual event about Jail Diversion in Indianapolis. In 2015, criminal justice reform in Indiana changed

We need teamwork to help older adults meet their housing needs

We need teamwork to help older adults meet their housing needs

As part of our collaboration with the Central Indiana Senior Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, State of Aging ...

A Deep Dive into Affordable Rental Housing

A Deep Dive into Affordable Rental Housing

New data shows the number of subsidized rental homes in Marion County is stagnant, while the need for units affordable to extremely ...

Data & Drafts: Home Loans and Redlining

Data & Drafts: Home Loans and Redlining

On April 14, in collaboration with WFYI Public Media and the Indianapolis Public Library, we will present Data & Drafts: Home Loans

Analyzing City Policy Budgets

The Urban Institute awarded Polis an $80,000 grant as part of an 18-month cross-site study funded by the Tableau Foundation to analyze ...

Polis Center Best of Tech Nominee 2022

Polis Center Best of Tech Nominee 2022

The TechPoint Mira Awards Gala is April 23, at which winners will be announced. The Polis Center is nominated for the Community Impact ...

‘I’m not moving.’ Riverside residents worry as gentrification looms alongside 16 Tech

‘I’m not moving.’ Riverside residents worry as gentrification looms alongside 16 Tech

“The Riverside neighborhood on the west side used to feel like family to Alisha Madden, who moved there several years ago after a ...

Far Eastside Indy transportation access gap addressed with micro-transit program

Far Eastside Indy transportation access gap addressed with micro-transit program

“In a community SAVI considers one of the city’s most car-dependent, Pathway Resource Center has launched a mini bus service with the ...

Horizon House fighting disparities in homelessness

Horizon House fighting disparities in homelessness

“Despite only making up 28% of the Indianapolis population, 54% of homeless people in Indianapolis are African American. Though there ...

How can geospatial data and technologies help you

How can geospatial data and technologies help you

Marianne Cardwell and Sharon Kandris, along with Jinha Jung, Associate Professor at Purdue’s Lyle School of Engineering, presented “How