archive-edu.com » EDU » U » UNCC.EDU

Total: 912

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Gaston Together | UNC Charlotte Urban Institute | UNC Charlotte
    have come together to become the Gaston County data partners These agencies include Gaston Together Gaston College United Way of Gaston County and Gaston Family Health Services Support from the Community Foundation of Gaston Co Inc has made this resource available to the public Keep reading to learn more about each agency involved Read more Visit GastonTogther org EXPLORE DATA BY SELECTING A TOPIC Articles about Gaston agencies foundation work with institute to create new online resource John Chesser May 15 2014 Interactive data dashboards track Gaston County trends in demographics economy education health and quality of life Graph ui uncc edu Gaston County healthy and ahead of its peers Claire Apaliski Selena Skorman Oct 16 2012 Public health is something every community strives for In our region Gaston County is no exception Gaston County has recently experienced a reduction in the percent of adults who are obese by raising awareness of the importance of prevention and keeping individuals healthy Welcome to the new Gaston County data portal Staff Sep 27 2012 On behalf of Gaston Together and our data indicator partners the United Way of Gaston County Gaston College and Gaston Family Health Services we welcome you to the

    Original URL path: http://ui.uncc.edu/data/partner/gastontogether (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Women + Girls Research Alliance | UNC Charlotte Urban Institute | UNC Charlotte
    UNC Charlotte is a center for women s public policy and leadership development providing research and analysis on issues that impact women The organization is committed to ensuring that women s perspectives are represented in research public policy leadership development and education Read more Visit womengirlsalliance uncc edu EXPLORE DATA BY SELECTING A TOPIC Articles about March is Women s History Month Elizabeth Workman Mar 12 2013 March is Women s History Month Its origins date back more than 30 years when President Carter proclaimed the second week of March as National Women s History Week in 1980 Seven years later as the result of a persistent national lobbying effort Congress passed a public law designating the month of March as Women s History Month Since 1987 each president has issued annual proclamations calling upon citizens to observe and celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of American women Charlotte s economic recovery struggles to take hold Laura Simmons Oct 25 2012 Charlotte has lagged much of the country in this period of economic recovery but the region has finally begun to see a few small signs of better days on the horizon Over the past several months there has been gradual improvement in the unemployment rate and home price index in the region These bright spots are welcome news in a region that continues to suffer the effects of the Great Recession Judicial Candidates Forum 2012 Lisa Yarrow Oct 22 2012 Domestic violence research has shown that perpetrators frequently use verbal abuse to coerce their victims into appearing at bond hearings in order to support the release of their abuser This was one of the many facts about domestic violence discussed at the 2012 Judicial Candidates Forum held on October 2 2012 at UNC Charlotte s Center City Building The Power of

    Original URL path: http://ui.uncc.edu/data/partner/womengirlsalliance (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • CONNECT Our Future | UNC Charlotte Urban Institute | UNC Charlotte
    Future is a process in which communities counties businesses educators nonprofits and other organizations work together to grow jobs and the economy improve quality of life and control the cost of government in the 14 county greater Charlotte region Read more Visit connectourfuture org EXPLORE DATA BY SELECTING A TOPIC Articles about Chart Charlotte region s progress toward CONNECT goals Jeff Michael Feb 18 2015 After three years of citizen engagement which led to a Regional Growth Framework for the Charlotte region the CONNECT Our Future initiative moves into implementation including a set of 31 quality of life indicators now available online Region s preferred way to grow Save rural areas strengthen towns Chuck McShane Sep 17 2014 By 2050 residents in the Charlotte region would prefer to see more rural areas preserved less suburban development and more areas that blend housing stores and offices Have your say on area s growth Chuck McShane Feb 25 2014 CONNECT Our Future a long term regional planning process for the 14 county Charlotte region will host several forums in March Project organizers will ask attendees for opinions on four growth scenarios for the region Here s how to attend one of the

    Original URL path: http://ui.uncc.edu/data/partner/connect (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Out-of-school time locator map | UNC Charlotte Urban Institute | UNC Charlotte
    map The Council for Children s Rights is the largest and most comprehensive child advocacy organization in the southeast With a mission is to lead our community to stand up for every child s right to be safe healthy and educated the Council provides advocacy and legal representation for individual children and advocates for systemic change through the Larry King Center for Building Children s Futures Read more Visit cfcrights

    Original URL path: http://ui.uncc.edu/cfcr/locator-map (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Charlotte Entrepreneur Growth Report | UNC Charlotte Urban Institute | UNC Charlotte
    Business Journal 2015 Fast 50 recognition The InfoSense story illustrates the power of leveraging the inventive talent of university researchers particularly when they collaborate with industrial partners The core technology was developed over five years and the engagement of a local organization Charlotte Water as the initial customer proved invaluable The flexibility of UNC Charlotte and the community s engagement through multiple programs facilitated the company s development Most importantly InfoSense demonstrates the power of the team successful technology business ventures require complimentary skills and connections Highlights Company success built upon the interaction of UNC Charlotte a large scale local customer and multiple entrepreneur ecosystem programs An inventive technical founder finds business success when he attracts a management team with complimentary business and entrepreneurial expertise Business mentors were invaluable in developing the initial value proposition InfoSense Inc Charlotte NC www infosenseinc com Industry Environmental Services Founded 2007 Passport Parking Passport Booms by Simplifying Transportation Payments Cousins Bob and Charlie Youakim could see an entrepreneurial opportunity in an everyday activity that most people only perceived as annoying Their shared vision to transform parking through software led to founding Passport Parking in 2010 in Charlotte With solid business and financing knowledge they began by proving their initial business model on privately managed parking facilities in 2012 This was followed by launching a SaaS mobile parking payment application in the small municipal markets of Asheville NC and Ocala FL In 2013 Passport pioneered private label mobile applications with the launch of ParkOmaha This landmark strategy helped Passport win contracts in Chicago and Toronto the two largest mobile payment installations in North America Remarkable wins for a very young company continued as Passport secured municipal contracts with Boston Detroit Louisville Cincinnati and Salt Lake City Customer satisfaction is evident in the company s 100 client retention rate More recently Passport has broadened its market potential by providing mobile ticketing for public transportation and most recently launching GoTucson the first multimodal mobile payment application in the world Passport s market traction made it possible in 2013 to raise 6 million in Series A funding led by Grotech Ventures and Relevance Capital The funding in turn has enabled expansion of the team and has accelerated growth The founders have built a visionary management team including Khristian Gutierrez and Brad Powers that leads a group of over 60 diversely talented employees in Charlotte and three continents Passport is now the largest and highest rated provider of mobile payment software for the parking and transit industries with installations in 1 000 locations By partnering with cities to reduce the complexity of urban mobility and increase the use of public transit Passport expects to achieve rapid long term growth Highlights Although only five years old Passport operates internationally and is the largest provider of mobile payment software for parking and transit Rapid growth and substantial market size attracted a 6 million series A venture capital round Tremendous opportunity is realized by applying new technologies to old industries Passport Parking

    Original URL path: http://ui.uncc.edu/data/partner/cegr (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Institute and Richmond Fed host third annual Data Day | UNC Charlotte Urban Institute | UNC Charlotte
    Charlotte lecturer and demographer Jamie Strickland remarked that aging is not a natural disaster but a spectrum that covers the entire lifespan Although the Charlotte region is relatively young compared to other parts of North Carolina the region s population is growing older in some counties more so than others Immigration Local immigration expert Claire Schuch highlighted Charlotte s emergence as a new immigrant gateway and the tremendous growth in the Hispanic Latino population over 800 growth between 1980 and 2000 Race Professors Regine Jackson Agnes Scott College and Darrick Hamilton the New School in New York presented findings from their research on the racial wealth gap in Boston and a number of other metro areas Wealth is the economic indicator with the greatest racial disparity for example African American families have 6 cents for every 1 of wealth held in white families Researchers from the Federal Reserve s Board of Governors revealed unexpected racial differences in mobile banking adoption A recent survey showed that among individuals with a bank account and mobile phone non white respondents have adopted mobile banking at higher rates than white respondents Less surprising mobile banking and payments were much more common among younger respondents than older ones The event wrapped up with a series of workshops where participants learned about new interactive mapping tools from the Census Bureau the latest version of the Quality of Life Explorer tools and techniques for visualizing and presenting data and data resources from the North Carolina Budget and Tax Center All of the presentations from Charlotte Data Day 2015 are available here Related articles 2015 Data Day to explore changing demographics Sep 17 2015 Second annual Charlotte Data Day draws crowds Jun 19 2014 Data Day 2014 Focus on housing Jun 04 2014 Charlotte spends a day learning

    Original URL path: http://ui.uncc.edu/story/institute-and-richmond-fed-host-third-annual-data-day (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • 2015 Data Day to explore changing demographics | UNC Charlotte Urban Institute | UNC Charlotte
    Federal Reserve Charlotte Branch 530 E Trade St in uptown Charlotte Sessions will focus on the digital divide and mobile banking followed at 5 15 by a reception Events Wednesday Oct 7 begin at 8 30 a m in the Cone Center on the main UNC Charlotte campus see maps here Richard Fry senior researcher at the Pew Research Center will discuss Comparing Millennials to Previous Generations of Young Adults Fry willl be followed by Regine Jackson associate professor of sociology at Agnes Scott College speaking on the National Assets Scorecard for Communities of Color Sessions and workshops later in the day will cover demographic trends in the Charlotte region data visualization and presentation tools interactive mapping tools from the Census Bureau and changing demographics and economic conditions in North Carolina Lunch will be provided For more information visit the Data Day 2015 page Click below to view the agenda Agenda Related articles Institute and Richmond Fed host third annual Data Day Oct 15 2015 Second annual Charlotte Data Day draws crowds Jun 19 2014 Data Day 2014 Focus on housing Jun 04 2014 Charlotte spends a day learning about data Mar 28 2013 Harness the power of data Charlotte Data Day Feb 20 2013 Donate If you value the work of the UNC Charlotte Institute as we analyze trends in the Charlotte region and the Carolinas consider a tax deductible gift to to help sustain our operations We appreciate your support Donate here From around the web Why segregation is returning to America s suburbs Tue 02 16 2016 16 12 Modernist house in historic neighborhood gets OK from NC Appeals Court Tue 02 16 2016 15 46 For small amounts of marijuana blacks far more likely than whites to go to jail in Charlotte Tue 02 16 2016

    Original URL path: http://ui.uncc.edu/story/2015-data-day-charlotte-federal-reserve-millennials-assets-scorecard (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Charlotte part of national effort on neighborhood data | UNC Charlotte Urban Institute | UNC Charlotte
    with both the city and county government to assess the health of neighborhoods in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County The Regional Indicators project is the institute s regional data portal The ISC Community Database pairs the institute and regional social and human service organizations on a collaborative community database for planning and evaluation Our multi organization partnership that blends local government with university organizations is a novel one Other partners were intrigued by our shared structure Reflecting on the group s presentation Timmothy Tibbs said I was very proud that our project s and even the uniqueness of our structure could be models for other areas to emulate While local governments aren t a typical partner we have the opportunity to be a model for continued success One of the aspects of our work that is becoming increasingly important is how we present the data we track Partners in Providence and Washington D C are publishing innovative data stories which guide readers through a data set The default for researchers is often to present all the data we ve analyzed which is often overwhelming to a lay audience Data stories offer a way to make information more approachable and provide great focus Data through stories The data story format is a powerful way to present data and we came away inspired and committed to bring this format to the Charlotte region Examples from ProvPlan s RI DataHUB and the Urban Institute s Our Changing City In Providence ProvPlan they are drawing on data from their integrated data system which has led to new perspectives on chronic absenteeism and the effects of housing conditions on education for instance Each story starts with an essential question then walks readers through different pages of the story highlighting interesting data points with visuals and some text and ends by answering the initial question and offering implications of this answer In Washington The Urban Institute is using data stories to illustrate how D C has changed over the past 10 15 years The presentation breaks up the information into bite size pieces Each page of the story features an inviting interactive data visualization The main findings are in the text beside giving the reader the option to move quickly through the story while still taking away the main points or spend more time and explore the visualizations to uncover more nuances in the data This type of work is being done by lots of amazing people in lots of different ways in cities all over the country What we have in common though are the things that make the work so important a belief in the power of data to inform and inspire a dedication to making data and information accessible to all and a commitment to community engagement community building and equity commented Rebecca Hefner after the conference One concept brought up at the conference was that if you make your commitment to action public you ll be more likely to follow through So consider

    Original URL path: http://ui.uncc.edu/story/charlotte-mecklenburg-neighborhood-data-nnip (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive



  •