Community Health

Community Stories: Urban Outreach Center NYC

Every couple of weeks, we highlight our community of users to showcase their amazing work and talk about how they are using Synergize Insights to advance transformational outcomes in their community. This week we are highlighting the Urban Outreach Center NYC. What is your organization’s mission? The Urban Outreach Center’s mission is to create a …

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Fixing the narrative about the coronavirus in communities of color

We’re frustrated Weeks ago, when data began to show how the coronavirus was impacting communities of color politicians (including the U.S. Attorney General), the media, and even celebrities (like Tyler Perry) pleaded with the black & latino public to just stay home. The implication in their pleads suggested that these communities were ignoring social distancing and …

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Data 4 Black Lives: A Movement Roundtable on COVID-19

On April 15th, I joined a roundtable hosted by Data 4 Black Lives (D4BL) that was an insightful conversation about data collection with regards to COVID-19 in the black community. Every disease has two causes, the first is pathophysiological and the second is political. Black communities today are impoverished, segregated and defunded by design – …

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Free Tools to Digitize your Community Planning

Across the world and nation, public gatherings are getting canceled due to the exponential spread of the coronavirus. With the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 a pandemic last week, we can’t help but think of all the community engagement gatherings that have been postponed or canceled until further notice. These meetings are critical to communities, …

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Digitizing Your Impact: Food Bank for NYC Food

Dear Food Bank Members: Thanks for sharing your time with us during the Digitizing Your Impact workshop. We are publicly sharing our presentation to drive accessibility to human-centered design, data collection, and data analysis. To reach our founder or request she presents this workshop for your company or team, email her here: Tiasia| Tiasia@seamsociallabs.com

Building the Next Economy: ESG, Impact Investing & Listening to Communities

After decades of increasing income inequality, climate change-related threats to our environment and prioritization of shareholder profits, there is a growing call for a new economy. This next economy will prioritize environmental responsibility, equitable economic opportunity and require companies to derive profits without causing societal harm. The World Economic Forum states the need for a …

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