This report examines racial disparity in Columbia (MO) Police Department traffic stops across varying levels of geography, age and sex, the reasons for initiating post-stop searches, post-search outcomes, and factors that predict the likelihood that a stopped driver is Black. Disparity, discrimination, and racial bias in policing have been historically, and continue to be, an important policy issue.
The aim of this project is to provide a robust and engaging online community where Community Health Workers of Missouri can share resources, make recommendations, and access professional development resources. CARES provides web development, data access, and tools to help Community Health Workers across the state better serve their communities.
The goal of the project is to encourage sustianable build-out of reliable high-speed internet (broadband) infrastructure and use of broadband-based applications to improve the lives of all Missourians. CARES maintains and curates the Missouri Broadband Resource Rail and supports Initiative projects through data collection, analysis, mapping, and the creation of story maps for projects in designated communities.
The U.S. News Healthiest Communities relies on CARES to provide data and data analysis for their annual rankings. The Healthiest Communities rankings measure crucial health-related components of society. The project scores nearly 3,000 counties on 84 indicators across 10 categories that drive overall community health.
The Vocational Rehabilitation Hub facilitates the recordkeeping of Pre-Employment Transition services provided by trained educational specialists throughout the state of Missouri. Services fall into one of the following categories: Job Exploration, Work-based Learning, Post-secondary Counseling, Workplace Readiness and Self Advocacy. Using the Hub, Specialists record service(s) provided to individual students on a daily basis. Services are aggregated and sent to the state Vocational Rehabilitation office every month to support their federal reporting mandate.
The Missouri Source Water Assessment Portal provides web-based access to information about the safety of drinking water in Missouri. Specifically, the portal provides information on drinking water sources, such as wells, rivers, lakes, and springs, and potential sources of contamination that put drinking water at risk.
The Washington State Community Action Partnership Data Hub is designed to assist local Community Action Agency staff in the development of Community Needs Assessments (CNAs). The WSCAP Data Hub provides access to core secondary indicators for assessing and addressing poverty. The Hub also provides Washington CAA’s with access to county-level COVID-19 data.
Time’s Up Measure Up is an multi-organization initiative from the Time’s Up foundation to combine quantitative and quantitative data to expose economic and other hardships facing women as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. CARES performed data consultation to identify quantitative datasets to represent the TUMU conceptual framework. CARES then acquired data for 15+ metrics, relying on knowledge of existing secondary sources as well as custom survey data analysis.
The Salud America! Health Equity Report Card, powered by CARES, provides information on how your county is doing on a variety of health-related conditions compared to the rest of your state and nation. The data show how your area stacks up in housing, transportation, poverty, healthcare, mental health, environmental issues, and access to healthy food and active spaces.