The annual Spirit & Place Festival, a legacy project of The Polis Center, is proud to announce a 2016 partnership with Indiana Landmarks, a statewide organization dedicated to saving Indiana’s historic structures and reconnecting people and communities to their heritage...Read More
Did You Know? 16.4 million people across the US live in a floodplain? Did you also know that rivers may change their course over a period of time? This means that those who didn’t live in a floodplain when they purchased their property may be living in one now. The INdiana...Read More
Communities are continually seeking ways to improve the quality of life of its residents. Addressing the basic needs of shelter, food, safety, and belonging must come first on the road to helping residents thrive. Data helps service providers and community organizers better...Read More
SAVI Community Information System partnered with Dr. Max Felker-Kantor to produce a data analysis report that explored the trends in crime rates in the 94 neighborhoods and 201 census tracts within the IMPD service area from 2007 to 2014. CLICK BELOW TO ACCESS THE FULL...Read More
The Geoinformatics team at The Polis Center is renowned for its expertise in hazard risk mapping, analysis, and mitigation planning. Over the years, we have successfully developed GIS based Risk Assessments and DMA 2000 Mitigation Plans and led FEMA Risk MAP planning and...Read More
Explore complex data on American religious history within this multimedia GIS framework.
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