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10:00am - 10:15am - Opening Remarks 


Two sessions will be moderated LIVE by the presenters on Wednesday, October, 20th 2021 at 10:50am 

Community Health Assessment: Highlighting Equity in Data

The City of Milwaukee Health Department is embarking on its Community Health Assessment process. Community Health Assessments are an essential component in the field of public health; utilizing systematic data collection to identify assets and concerns within a community, which then become priority action areas for local health departments and partners to address. Aziza Carter from the Milwaukee Health Department provides an overview of their Community Health Assessment process and explains how they are incorporating health equity into the data collection and sharing process.

Aziza Carter

Public Health Strategist

City of Milwaukee Health Department

How to Scope Your Dragon

We will explore what a scopeathon is, and why it can benefit dataphiles in Milwaukee and beyond! Join us live on Data Day to hear from Andrew and ask him any question you might have. Andrew will be live in Session A on Data Day.

Andrew Yaspan

Data Scientist

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Curbing Reckless Driving in Milwaukee

Reckless driving is a major concern in Milwaukee, and street infrastructure improvements are one way to approach the problem. This presentation will discuss how the City of Milwaukee uses data to prioritize traffic calming locations and evaluate the effectiveness of different projects. 

Marissa Meyer

Senior Transportation Planner

City of Milwaukee

MKE Indicator Project

Data You Can Use launched the MKE Indicators Project at Data Day in 2019 and is currently working through the newest round of updates including interactive maps. The Equity and Access maps are the first maps to be completely converted to the interactive format including new features which allows local stakeholders to view neighborhood boundaries, examine the data at a finer geography, and share with others online. 

Sarah Laurent

Data You Can Use

Milwaukee's Collective Affordable Housing Strategic Plan

Since 2010 the Community Development Alliance (CDA) has acted as a conveyor in affordable housing efforts led by local philanthropic and government agencies. In 2021 CDA embarked on expanding their governance to assist in developing a new strategic plan drafted as the Milwaukee’s Collective Affordable Housing Strategic Plan to ensure “a quality and affordable home for every Milwaukeean”. This plan is the first of its kind outlining coordinated approaches to address affordable housing needs within the City of Milwaukee that leverage resources and investments. CDA in intends to work with current and new partners to further these efforts in the City of Milwaukee in collective action.

Cordella Jones
Fuse Executive Fellow
City of Milwaukee

City of Milwaukee Racial Equity Data Resources

The City of Milwaukee Office of Equity and Inclusion was created as part of an effort to operationalize and advance racial equity in city government and in the communities we serve. Since our office began operating in January 2021, we have started to develop a collection of data and mapping resources for city leaders, staff, and others to support the city's racial equity work. Learn more about these data resources and how they fit in with our broader racial equity efforts.  

Kate Pawasarat

Office of Equity and Inclusion

City of Milwaukee

Accessing and Utilizing Traffic Crash Data

Overview of available resources (Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory WisTransPortal, City of Milwaukee Open Data, Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) Tableau Public, and MPD Open Records), what information about a crash is included/excluded from those various sources, and who/how you can access/request that data.

Kalen Waite

Crime Analyst

Milwaukee Police Department

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