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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.

Director Erica Raleigh Shares Her “Top Ten” from NNIP Meeting

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) meeting in St. Louis. For readers who don’t know, D3 has been the Detroit NNIP partner since 2009, and we are now one of nearly 40 partner organizations across the country. NNIP is a collaborative effort by the Urban Institute [Read on...]

Meet The D3 Staff: Erica Raleigh & Melissa Smiley

This Q&A is the first in a series of profiles of Data Driven Detroit staff members.

As Data Driven Detroit continues to grow, Assistant Director of Projects, Erica Raleigh and Assistant Director of Operations, Melissa Smiley, continue to successfully guide our organization and provide support to D3′s Executive Director Kurt Metzger. Our transition to [Read on...]

Figures of Progress: Erica Raleigh featured by GOOD + IBM

Data Driven Detroit (D3)’s very own Assistant Director of Projects, Erica Raleigh, has been featured by Figures of Progress, a platform that connects leaders in the data and information fields to their audiences, disclosing the opportunities for growth in their industry, business, or city. Figures of Progress was established by a partnership between GOOD [Read on...]

Meet the Staff: Nate Barnes, Research Analyst

by Louis Bach, Communications

The D3 staff blog will periodically profile our staff members, offering a picture of the analysts and other staffers behind Data Driven Detroit. Today, we feature research analyst Nate Barnes.

After completing the undergraduate program in political science at Michigan State University, Nate moved to Detroit to pursue [Read on...]