Community Commons Brings Local Health Initiatives Together – Governing Magazine

Community Commons Brings Local Health Initiatives Together – Governing Magazine

Kleinsorge cited the example of Ted Eytan, a blogging physician in Washington, D.C., who (inspired by HBO’s “Weight of the Nation” documentary) took available obesity data and an index of food desert tracts in his area, combined them in the Map Room and crafted a blog post around the resulting map. “This is an example of one way you can use Community Commons to start to help people visualize the problems or the opportunities that lie in your community,” she said.

It’s true, and here’s a link to that blog post.

I finally watched the rest of the documentary with my favorite dog, more on that in an upcoming post.

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