Today we celebrate the legendary civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the many women who also played integral roles in the fight against racial, economic and gender inequalities in America. From lunch counter sit-ins to nonviolent marches, those...
The saying “You can’t manage what you don’t measure” strikes at the heart of the importance of data gathering and reporting. The way statistics are specified and gathered can influence the analyses and stories that can be told. WE in the World is at the forefront of including well-being measures in determining the conditions in our communities nationwide and tracking the impact of interventions.
Having a common set of metrics allows researchers and communities to understand the strengths and needs of different populations and places across the country and identify where investments will yield the greatest return.
Moreover, collecting these statistics is costly, and by sharing the data and the expense, more groups may have access to this essential information.
Who Came Together?
The WIN Measurement Cooperative, convened by WE in the World, is a group of data-hungry organizations seeking accurate, timely, and relevant statistics that shape the work of making the world a more equitable place.
The Role of WE in the World
What Is Changing?
How We Are Doing It
Approach & Building Blocks
How data can help cities like Boston make smart, fair investments in public infrastructure.