Data Visualization to Change the World

In the era of greater data accessibility and new tools, many people and organizations are finding fascinating ways to use data to educate, convince and make connections about the social and environmental challenges of our time.  Here are 10 interesting tools and visualizations that I've come across that give a sense of the scope and range of the data visualization world out there. 

  1. Walkability Index:
  2. Rich Block, Poor Blocks:
  3. Pay Equity:
  4. US Prison Population:
  5. Who Owns Your State?
  6. Family Income:
  7. US Gun Deaths:
  8. Crime in Vancouver:
  9. Food Security Portal:
  10. Social Enterprises in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver
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