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Upcoming SAVI Events

  • Module 2C: Create and Use Survey Data

    Your agency’s data can provide insight on your clients, your community, and your programs. In this...

    March 3 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Module 2E: Avoid Data Pitfalls

    Data is most powerful when you understand its limits. This module will give you the knowledge to thi...

    March 11 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Module 3: Find Meaning in the Data

    Data is most powerful when you understand its limits. This module will give you the knowledge to thi...

    March 18 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Module 4A: Tell Stories with Data

    After you have gained insight from data, you need to persuasively communicate what you have learned....

    March 24 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Module 1A: Frame the Problem

    Your agency’s data can provide insight on your clients, your community, and your programs. In this...

    April 8 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Latest News from SAVI

SAVI Talks: Economic Opportunity, Social Mobility, and Race

SAVI Talks: Economic Opportunity, Social Mobility, and Race

On Thurs., March 25, from 9:30-11 AM, we will present SAVI Talks, the first of a series of public forums this year taking a deeper dive

Great Families 2020

Great Families 2020

In December, Sharon Kandris, Rebecca Nannery, Deb Hollon, Public Policy Institute staff, and the United Way of Central Indiana ...

Techpoint Mira Community Impact Award

Techpoint Mira Community Impact Award

The Polis Center has applied for a TechPoint Mira Award in two categories this year: Community Impact and Pandemic Pivot. The Community

Socioeconomic Structural Predictors of 1st Wave COVID-19 in New York City (Spatial Regression Model)

Socioeconomic Structural Predictors of 1st Wave COVID-19 in New York City (Spatial Regression Model)

Jeramy Townsley will present “Socioeconomic Structural Predictors of 1st Wave COVID-19 in New York City (Spatial Regression Model)” at ...

SAVI Community Trends Report Health and Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Neighborhoods

SAVI Community Trends Report Health and Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Neighborhoods

Matt Nowlin and representatives from the Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center and United Northeast Community Development Corporation ...

SoIC Students Lend Hand on Polis Projects

SoIC Students Lend Hand on Polis Projects

Polis is working with IU School of Informatics and Computing-IUPUI (SoIC) graduate students in HCC-Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), ...

The COVID-19 Impact Index: Informing Policy, Planning, and Action

The COVID-19 Impact Index: Informing Policy, Planning, and Action

On Oct. 29, we hosted a virtual Data & Drafts presentation, in partnership with the Indianapolis Public Library, WFYI, and Move to ...

Health Equity and Data

Health Equity and Data

Karen Comer and Matt Nowlin present a break out session, “Health Equity and Data,” during the Oct. 1 Connections IN Health, Leveraging ...

SAVI helps IU researchers understand COVID-19’s spread

SAVI helps IU researchers understand COVID-19’s spread

Check out the SAVI case study, “SAVI helps IU researchers understand COVID-19’s spread.“  Researchers at the IU School of ...

SAVI TALKS: A comprehensive look at the effects of COVID-19 in Indianapolis

SAVI TALKS: A comprehensive look at the effects of COVID-19 in Indianapolis

On Oct. 8, we present SAVI TALKS: A comprehensive look at the effects of COVID-19 in Indianapolis. Our city is in the midst of multiple