Community Connect collects and showcases engagement and youth development activities sponsored by the University of Missouri System. Engagements from across the four campuses are collected through standardized forms which are then easily posted as stories on the portal.
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.
ADD INFO ABOUT GLOBAL VIEWER – The Population Health Assessment Engine (PHATE) provides an investigative tool for physicians, hospitals, and clinics to visualize neighborhood characteristics and patient health risk factors in their service area (by Census Tract). The tool integrates data from the American Board of Family Medicine’s (ABFM) Prime Registry database, but registers users can also upload information to visualize service area characteristics.