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Community-based Mapping and Data Solutions for Education, Environment, Housing, and Poverty-related Issues

Developed in association with the
 
Norfolk State University Dept. of Political Science

Application development and data analysis employing Maptitude

FairPlan Interactive Maps       FairData Contrast Charts

 

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Resources

American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau updates to 2000 census for many areas)

American  FactFinder (U.S. Census Bureau data resource site)

School District Demographics (National Center for Education Statistics)

Statistics Canada (Census 2001 -- Canada)

    (Census 2000 -- Mexico)

Ameristat  (Population Reference Bureau)

Appalachian Regional Commission (regional data)

BatchGeocoder (map multiple locations and retrieve coordinates instantly with your browser)

California Neighborhood Research

CartoTalk (a public forum for cartography and design)

Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities

Census Information Center Participants  (resources for underserved communities)

Census 2000 Data Access and Use
    -- an information resource developed and maintained by Warren Glimpse (Proximity)

Census 2010 (U.S. Census Bureau website)

CensusMapper (historical census data with software on CD)

Census State Data Centers (state government data resources)

Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN)

CLIKS: County-City-Community Level Data on Kids (Kids Count - Annie E. Casey Fdn.)

Community Economic Toolbox (county-level economic indicators and analytic tools)

DATA on The NET

DataPlace  (maps and charts at geographic scales ranging from the neighborhood to the nation)

Directions Magazine  (coverage of the GIS industry and GIS resources)

EnviroMapper Storefront

FedStats  (gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies)

Food Research and Action Center (anti-hunger resources)

Free Geography Tools Blog (utilities, websites, how-tos)

gCensus (view census data thematically with Google Earth)

Geocaching (The Official Global GPS Cache Hunt Site)

GeoCommons (create heat maps and share geodata)

geodata.gov (one-stop access to maps, data and other geospatial services)

GIS for History (1870-1970 county maps and documents, U. of Illinois)

GISPilot (links to county GIS departments -- ordered by state)

GIS Tools (free Census TIGER and SF conversion utilities, UT-Knoxville)

GISuser (GIS news, resources, and employment)

Google Earth Blog

Google Map Creator (renders tiles for complex thematic maps on Google Maps)

Google Maps Mania Blog

Grassroots for America

Greater New Orleans Community Data Center

GreenInfo Network (Information and Mapping in the Public Interest)

Guide to Mostly On-Line and Mostly Free U.S. Geospatial and Attribute Data

Institute on Race & Poverty
(University of Minnesota)

Lewis Mumford Center 2000+ Mapping Project  (county level ACS and estimates)

Mapbuilder (build your own Google maps)

MapCruzin.com  (Clary-Meuser Research Network)

Mapdex (global search and view web mapping services)

MapRooom (a blog about maps)

National Atlas Logo

National Historical Geographic Information System

National Low Income Housing Coalition

National Map Viewer (U.S. Geological Survey)

National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (the Urban Institute)

National Priorities Project Database (The National Priorities Project)

National States Geographic Information Council Blog

Neighborhood Knowledge California (UCLA School of Public Policy)

Neighboroo (zip code thematic shading on Google maps)

Ogle Earth (a blog about Google Earth)

Open Source Geospatial Foundation

Planet Geospatial  (GIS blog aggregator)

Policy Link (community mapping online narrative)

PrisonersoftheCensus.org (research on the impact of miscounting the inmate population)

Progressive Technology Project (community organizing and technology)

Race Equity Project (Legal Services of Northern California)

Rural Assistance Center  (rural health and human services information portal)

SEDAC    (Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center)

Social Explorer (interactive census maps 1940-2000 -- Queens College, CUNY)

SpatialNews Daily Geo-Spatial Industry News Wire...

Techpolitics (detailed voting and demographic information on Congress)

University of North Carolina Center for Civil Rights

U.S. Congregational Membership: Maps and Reports (Assn. of Religious Data Archives)

Via Virtual Earth Blog

Webfoot Census Maps (tract-level thematic shading on Google maps)