Data for Black Lives

Data for Black Lives

Mobilizing scientists around racial justice issues.

Human health & social work | United States of America | Access to Information |

 

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Data for Black Lives (D4BL) seeks to change the way data functions in Black communities. D4BL operates a web platform that links scientists and programmers to activists and organizers and provides grassroots organizations with the data tools they need. D4BL uses conferences hackathons and popular education to build relationships between scientists and organizers and to direct data science research to create real world change for Black people. Using online and offline tools D4BL is building a movement of scientists activists and organizers to shape the future of data science.

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Human health & social work Operating 2 - 10 employees

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Boston, Massachusetts United States of America



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Tweet from data4BlackLives: Thank you! https://t.co/K3693oPBuq Posted Mon Jul 24 8:42 am

Tweet from STAT: RT @statnews: Blacks develop chronic disease on average one decade earlier than whites. https://t.co/vyyYnebBs7 Posted Sun Jul 23 6:34 pm

Tweet from Sarah Treuhaft: RT @streuhaft: Thrilled to learn about @data4blacklives! In the right hands, data can be a powerful tool for equity https://t.co/YE5CtMSG3i Posted Sat Jul 22 8:32 am

Tweet from data4BlackLives: City of Pittsburgh partners with the local library to host Data 101 classes available to the public. Accessible data is actionable data! Posted Thu Jul 20 5:57 pm

Tweet from Monica Rogati: RT @mrogati: As a data scientist, it used to feel frivolous to tweet about politics. Now it feels frivolous not to. Posted Thu Jul 20 5:54 pm

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