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SAVI nominated for 21st annual TechPoint Mira Awards Honoring ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’ By Allegra Lynn East

The SAVI community information system has been nominated for the Community Impact category of The Mira Awards. This award celebrates and thanks those who have championed and demonstrated genuine drive to improve the tech community and the careers and/or lives of people living and working in Indiana. The Mira Awards is the state’s largest and longest-running technology excellence and innovation recognition program and features an annual black-tie gala celebrating the “The Best of Tech in Indiana.” It is produced by TechPoint, the nonprofit, industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s technology ecosystem. The program is presented by Eli Lilly and Company, Raytheon, and Salesforce.

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Population growth is a key indicator when thinking about global trends and provides a better understanding of local issues such as neighborhood change, suburbanization, and gentrification. A study by our SAVI analysts in 2018 revealed most of Indianapolis’ core neighborhoods have lost population, experienced significant income declines, and not kept pace with the region’s increased educational attainment. Read more...