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

New Report: Michigan Lags Behind in Education

by Kurt Metzger, Director

Michigan ranks in the bottom half of the states (33rd) in education, according to the latest Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. This annual review of child well-being ranks each state overall as well as in four domains of child well-being: economic security, education, health and [Read on...]

ARISE Detroit’s Neighborhoods Day

By Louis Bach, Communications

August 4 is Neighborhoods Day, a day-long event which features over one hundred activities in Metro Detroit, ranging from neighborhood cleanups to music festivals to library book fairs. The events are coordinated by ARISE Detroit, a coalition of community groups dedicated to volunteerism and social improvement.

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Stat-Check: Detroit’s “Slowing Population Loss”

By Kurt Metzger, Executive Director

Data Driven Detroit (D3) has the opportunity to review many Census releases during their initial embargo period. This allows us to develop analyses prior to release, which we can use to further our mission of providing communities with better data for better decisions. It also prepares us for questions [Read on...]