Interested in learning how to use data to improve planning, engagement, and operations in your local community? Join community development practitioners, researchers, and policy experts from across the country on Thursday, January 29, at 3 p.m. ET for a webinar session on this topic.

This webinar will feature speakers from the North Carolina indicators group who will share strategic approaches they have used to improve community data use. These experts will discuss their experiences in using integrated community data systems and neighborhood-level indicators as well as linking these measurements with city departments. They will also examine how data can be used to catalyze community engagement around an emerging issue.

Featured speakers include Ashley Clark, Institute for Social Capital, University of North Carolina–Charlotte’s Urban Institute; John Killeen, City of Durham, North Carolina; Rebecca A. Hefner, City of Charlotte, North Carolina; and Mari Krane, Forsyth Futures.

Register for this session at the Connecting Communities® website. Participation is free, but preregistration is required.

These events are part of the Federal Reserve's Connecting Communities® series, a national initiative intended to provide community development practitioners, financial institution representatives, policymakers, and others with timely information on emerging and important community development topics.