About Us:

Data Driven Detroit (D3) provides accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive decision-making that strengthens communities in Southeast Michigan.

However You Feel About Brussel Sprouts, Make Sure You Hype Them for Your Kids!

While this may not be your typical data column, it does feature a Top 10 list and it is certainly related to the declining health status and increasing obesity of our children.

Men’s Fitness Magazine released a new report this week which ranks the foods adults hate the most, stating that “most people develop their [Read on...]

It May Come From Troy, But Let’s Support It In Detroit!

Beginning tomorrow, Thursday the 28th, Somerset CityLoft, inside Merchants Row at 1441 Woodward in Detroit, between Campus Martius and Grand Circus Park, will open with mini versions of more than 30 stores from the Somerset Collection in Troy. It will be open the last Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the month [Read on...]

Data Driven Detroit Contributes to the Creative Technology Core of Detroit

Data Driven Detroit (D3) opened shop in the Barden Building on Madison in Detroit in 2009 with philanthropic funding supporting a plan that identified 5 staff positions. The summer of 2011 finds us in same location, but with expanded office space and a current staff that numbers 28! We are comprised of full-timers, part-timers, AmeriCorps [Read on...]

Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

The Michigan League for Human Services released their latest report on Maternal and Infant Well-Being in Michigan – The Right Start in Michigan and Its Counties 2011 (http://www.milhs.org/kids-count/right-start-in-michigan-2011 – and the results are mixed at both the statewide and local level. While Data Driven Detroit (D3) will be selecting out the SE MI-specific information for [Read on...]

We Older Workers Have Much to Give

Anyone who has read my resume could do the age calculations, based on educational background and work history. Hopefully, anyone who has seen me might see it a little differently. What is that you ask? Well, it is the fact that I can easily be called an “older worker.”

As such I am a little [Read on...]