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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 ...

    July 13 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 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...

    July 20 at 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Data & Drafts: Fewer High School Graduates Attend College

    Fewer Hoosiers attend college after graduating high school, and the downward trend began before the ...

    July 20 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • SAVI Office Hours

    One-on-one help for any data needs. No need to register. If you need help using SAVI, working with y...

    July 28 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Module 2B: Avoid Data Pitfalls

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

    August 11 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Latest News from SAVI

‘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 ...

Living in the Community with Dementia

Living in the Community with Dementia

On Feb. 10, Polis will conduct the webinar, “Living in the Community with Dementia ,” as part of the SoAR project. Speakers include ...

Polis partners with Indianapolis City County Council

Polis partners with Indianapolis City County Council

The Polis Center is partnering with the Indianapolis City-County Council to build its capacity to use community-level data in its ...

U.S. Census Bureau Presents Health & COVID-19 Open Data for Good Grand Challenge Award to The Polis Center/SAVI

U.S. Census Bureau Presents Health & COVID-19 Open Data for Good Grand Challenge Award to The Polis Center/SAVI

The Polis Center and its SAVI community information system received a U.S. Census Bureau Open Data for Good Grand ...

David Bodenhamer to retire as Polis Center Executive Director; Sharon Kandris to serve as interim

David Bodenhamer to retire as Polis Center Executive Director; Sharon Kandris to serve as interim

The Polis Center at IUPUI—a nationally-recognized and dynamic urban-centered learning environment which excels in partnerships, ...

Equity and Criminal Justice

Equity and Criminal Justice

The SAVI Talks Equity and Criminal Justice event on November 18 was a great success. 153 participants from a broad range of sectors ...

The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis highlights our city’s past and present

The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis highlights our city’s past and present

The public launch of the Encyclopedia of Indianapolis was held November 18 at a celebration at the Central Library to recognize and ...