Friday, March 23, 2018
9:00 am - 11:00 am

CMSC Headquarters
410 Sheldon Street - Eversource Building
Hartford, Connecticut 06106
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Exodus of young people! Retail apocalypse!

We hear phrases like this all the time, but are they real? How can we tell?
Come to our next BRIDGE Training:

Understanding the Data

Why it matters for Main Street
Rachel Leventhal-Weiner, Data Engagement Specialist, for the CT Data Collaborative will present the CTData Academy’s introductory session is designed to expand data literacy, and critically assess data we encounter every day and collect useful information that will help create a compelling case for Main Street.
Participants come away with a greater understanding of data collection and analysis and a more critical eye towards data encountered in everyday life.
“What data should our business owners/property owners/EDC be looking at, before they make their next decisions?” –  Data sources and collection
“We want a grocery store. What does the data tell us? Are grocery chains looking at this same data?” – Data assessment and collection


Event Materials

CT Data Academy Presentation
List of Trusted Data Sources from the CT Data Collaborative