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Upcoming SAVI Events

  • SAVI Office Hours

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

    August 18 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Module 1A: Frame the Problem

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

    August 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...

    August 30 at 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Data and Drafts: High-Need, High-Paying Jobs

    What does it mean to have a “good” job? Over the past several months, WFYI reporter Sydney D...

    September 8 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Module 1A: Frame the Problem

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

    September 15 at 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Latest News from SAVI

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 ...

SAVI Talks Equity and Criminal Justice

SAVI Talks Equity and Criminal Justice

The SAVI Talks Equity and Criminal Justice event is scheduled for November 18. An individual’s interaction with the criminal justice ...

Polis-Faith in Indiana collaboration awarded Urban Institute Catalyst Grant

Polis-Faith in Indiana collaboration awarded Urban Institute Catalyst Grant

A collaboration between Faith in Indiana and The Polis Center is one of nine local projects selected to participate in the newly ...

Polis Center through SAVI and WFYI Public Media Help Tackle Equity and Social Justice

Polis Center through SAVI and WFYI Public Media Help Tackle Equity and Social Justice

The Polis Center at IUPUI, WFYI, and SAVI are collaboratively expanding the community’s understanding of equity and social justice ...