Community Indicators for Your Community

Real, lasting community change is built around knowing where you are, where you want to be, and whether your efforts are making a difference. Indicators are a necessary ingredient for sustainable change. And the process of selecting community indicators -- who chooses, how they choose, what they choose -- is as important as the data you select.

This is an archive of thoughts I had about indicators and the community indicators movement. Some of the thinking is outdated, and many of the links may have broken over time.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Quality of Life in Biloxi

You'll want to take a look at this article about the new quality of life report from Biloxi, Mississippi.

The post-Katrina population estimates and economic recovery numbers are interesting, and give a taste of the importance of data in recording and shaping community action in response to disaster.


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