News & Events

Upcoming SAVI Events

  • Module 2E: Avoid Data Pitfalls

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

    December 3 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Module 4B: Make Decisions with Data

    You have developed a focused question, found the data you need, and analyzed the data to explore its...

    December 15 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Latest News from SAVI

Living the Legacy: Making it Local

Living the Legacy: Making it Local

On Sept. 29, Unai Miguel Andres, Polis GIS & Data Analyst, is a panelist for the “Living the Legacy: Making it Local” event hosted ...

Unai Miguel Andres named officer for American Planning Association

Unai Miguel Andres named officer for American Planning Association

Unai Miguel Andres, Polis GIS & Data Analyst, was recently elected as secretary/treasurer of the Environment, Natural Resources, ...

City of Indianapolis effort to address racial equity in city government and the community

City of Indianapolis effort to address racial equity in city government and the community

Jay Colbert, Polis Data Manager, and Sharon Kandris, Polis Associate Director, Polis Center and Director, Community Informatics, ...

Data and Drafts

Data and Drafts

Polis hosted the third SAVI Data & Drafts event on Aug. 20. Unai Miguel Andres, GIS and Data Analyst; Matt Nowlin, Information ...

New data published on savi.org

New data published on savi.org

New data published on savi.org includes indicators about housing, calls for human service support, juvenile charges, and education ...

Police Use of Force Doubled Since 2015

Police Use of Force Doubled Since 2015

Incidents where IMPD used force have nearly doubled in recent years. The department used force 1,688 times in 2019 and 873 times in ...

Data & Drafts: Impacts of COVID-19 on population needs and housing equity

Data & Drafts: Impacts of COVID-19 on population needs and housing equity

Which areas of Central Indiana have experienced an increase in calls for help? Which populations have experienced a higher increase in ...

Polis Center project informs DMD Lift Indy program

Polis Center project informs DMD Lift Indy program

The Polis Center is using SAVI to help the City of Indianapolis’ Lift Indy program. Lift Indy is a comprehensive community development ...

Polis Center joins the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI

Polis Center joins the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI

The Polis Center is joining the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, positioning IUPUI to serve constituencies more ...

July 6 IndyStar article looks at Polis Centers coronavirus zip code data to see what it tell us about local impact

July 6 IndyStar article looks at Polis Centers coronavirus zip code data to see what it tell us about local impact

July 6 IndyStar article looks at Polis Center’s coronavirus zip code data to see what it tell us about local impact.