February 2018 CT Data Newsletter

February 7, 2018

What's upcoming and new

Upcoming events:

  • Join our monthly Open Data Call on Tuesday, February 20th. Details and registration here. This month, our Open Data Call will feature Chief Data Officer, Tyler Kleykamp, and LeanCT Program Director, Alison, Fischer, discussing their work on data governance.
  • Data Basics: March 12th, the United Way of Greater New Haven from 9:30-12. Please register here.
  • On March 21st, we are offering the inaugural session of our Data Storytelling workshop. Bringing together best practices in data reporting and data visualization, we guide participants through several exercises to learn how to create effective data stories. Click here for more information and to register.
Data Updates!
  • OPM: Municipal Grand List (SFY 15/16 added)
  • OPM: Municipal Revenues and Expenditures (SFY 15/16 added)
  • OPM: Municipal Debt (SFY 15/16 added)
  • Education: School Incidents (school year 16/17 added)
  • Education: School Sanctions (school year FY16/17 added)
Brush off your crayons and markers: we have a data challenge for you!
Join us for our Dear Data project in 2018. Check out our blog post and get started collecting data in your everyday life!
In the News
The CT Data Collaborative is excited to be a member of the ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) Research Advisory Committee. Connecticut’s 16 United Ways have committed to releasing a new ALICE Update Refresh Report in September, 2018. This report provides high quality research-based information to foster a better understanding of people who are struggling financially in our communities.  
Data Job Postings:
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Research and Evaluation Officer
CT School Finance, Senior Data Analyst 

Wethersfield Early Childhood Collaborative,  
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