Map Jam - Share Exchange. Go to the Atlas. Philanthropy In/Sight. Living map of jobs innovators - BETA. Whilst we’re a UK-wide organisation, we want this living map to capture innovations in creating jobs and tackling worklessness from all over: from a project taking place in one small town in rural Sussex to an innovation with truely global reach.
To help you search examples by location we’ve categorised the jobs innovations in our living map according to the geographical scale they take place at (or plan to operate at). Search by location Click to see all examples that are situated at a city / regional level within the UK. Click to see all examples that operate at the national level – covering England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, or the UK as a whole. Click to see all international examples – situated in cities, regions or countries outside of the UK, or operating globally.
Like this: Connecting Nonprofit Resources & Opportunities. A Visual Guide to Employee Ownership. Want To Forage In Your City? There's A Map For That : The Salt. Hide captionFalling Fruit tells you where you can pick peaches and other foods free for the taking around the world. istockphoto.com Falling Fruit tells you where you can pick peaches and other foods free for the taking around the world.
Falling Fruit. 30 maps to help local change-makers and community organisers. Mapping a community’s needs and resources is one of the first things that many community groups do, when beginning their journey into local change-making.
See also this post from the Transition Network that positions community mapping within the context of lots of other “ingredients” needed for community change-making (The term ‘ingredients’ is the Transition term for patterns in pattern language). Listed below are mainly UK maps and some global ones. There are maps that locate Timebanks, Cooperatives, community assets and community groups as well as local producers, growers or retailers, independent businesses of all kinds, organics, places for foraging and permaculture projects. How to Map the New Economy in Your City. Mapping your community helps demonstrate that “Another World” is not only possible, it already exists.
New economy projects are mostly unconnected, so each one struggles alone rather than supporting each other and even in small towns, people often don't know what's happening in their own backyards. Mapping also can become a community organizing tool - uncovering a reservoir of social assets even in the poorest neighborhoods, which can seed mutual aid and cooperative business ideas to fill in the gaps. USSEN has a list of communities that have done independent mapping projects, each using its own methodology, criteria, platform and map name. When thinking of entities to fill your map, consider if they incorporate any solidarity economy principles: solidarity, mutualism, cooperation, equity, social and environmental prioritization, democracy, pluralism, and grassroots driven.
The U.S. Solidarity Economy Network (SEN) Www.mappingforchange.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/mapping_toolkit_B.pdf. Www.mappingforchange.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/mapping_toolkit_A.pdf. Publications & Toolkits @ Mapping for Change. Ellul, C., Haklay, M., Francis, L.
& Rhametulla, H. (2009) A Mechanism to Create Community Maps for Non-Technical Users. Paper prepared for the International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems and Web Services. PDF Ellul, C., Rhametulla, H. & Haklay, M. (2009) Beyond the Internet – Increasing Participation in Community Events by Text Messaging. Paper prepared for the Urban Data Management Symposium. PDF Ellul, C., Haklay, M. & Francis, L. (2008). Ellul, C., Francis, L. and Haklay, M., (2011), A Flexible Database-Centric Platform for Citizen Science Data Capture, Computing for Citizen Science Workshop, in Proceedings of the 2011 Seventh IEEE International Conference on eScience (eScience 2011) Why Use it? Community mapping provides equitable development practitioners with accurate and unique information, effective visual tools, and the ability to understand and share their own experience in the context of their changing environment.
Community mapping is powerful because of its capacity to democratize information-both what is recorded and who has access to it. When presented well, maps have the power to convey complicated information and relationships in a straightforward, accessible manner, enabling non-experts to participate meaningfully in community planning and advocacy. Seeing the Connections. Tools4tech - Drawing, Charting, and Mapping Tools. Commons Maps. Cartographers of the Commons. How far we’ve come in ten years!
In 2004 a number of us at the Tomales Bay Institute – the predecessor to On the Commons – tried to get a number of small communities to conduct what we called “local commons surveys.” Social Compact. CityDNA Data Mapping Tool Advances in web technologies and user interface design have provided Social Compact with the opportunity to dramatically increase the value and reach of their research by placing it more directly in front of a contingency of stakeholders with diverse needs.
Social Compact is developing one of the most innovative web-based GIS and information platforms in the country, CityDNA. By providing intuitive and easily accessible analytical and visualization tools based on accurate and timely data, Social Compact can break down information barriers to facilitate coordinated and effective decision making among investors, government and communities. With CityDNA Data Mapping Tool you can: ü Synthesize multidisciplinary information into meaningful data to be used by investors for evidence-based decision making. Socilyzer. Social network analysis software.
Social network analysis software (SNA software) is software which facilitates quantitative or qualitative analysis of social networks, by describing features of a network either through numerical or visual representation.
Overview Some SNA software can perform predictive analysis. This includes using network phenomena such as a tie to predict individual level outcomes (often called peer influence or contagion modeling), using individual-level phenomena to predict network outcomes such as the formation of a tie/edge (often called homophily models) or particular type of triad, or using network phenomena to predict other network phenomena, such as using a triad formation at time 0 to predict tie formation at time 1. Network analysis software generally consists of either packages based on graphical user interfaces (GUIs), or packages built for scripting/programming languages.
GUI packages are easier to learn, while scripting tools are more powerful and extensible. A great free Social Network Analysis Tool. Social Media Mapping: Tools for a Social Audit. Free to use, simple social network mapping software? - socialnetwork graphing sociology. Fieldstone Alliance: Tools You Can Use e-newsletter. ResourceThe Community Leadership Handbook ContentsThe Power of a Social Capital MapMapping Your Social Capital About this tool Option A: Individual exercise Option B: Group exerciseConclusionWhere to Learn More.
What Is a Social Map? Www.transformational-development.org/ministry/transdev2.nsf/SocialMapping.pdf. My Social Map and Tips for Creating Yours. AÂ while backÂ Loic Le Meur wrote a post discussing how his social map is decentralized. He also urged others to create their own social maps. Several folks have since created them using wildly different visual ways to interpret and display them using a variety of tools.
Loic used pen and paper for his original versionStowe Boyd created what he calls a social mapplication using a timeline modelBen Ullman has created a map with color coding to show frequency & depthBrian Solis mapped where he creates, discovers, collaborates and socializesChristopher Herot illustrated the complexity of connections among the services he uses Loic has also setup a site for sharing social maps at socialgraphcentral.wordpress.com. So I found this to be very interesting and decided to create my own soicial map. I did however have some specific requirements:
Social Map. In order to make use of the social mapping system you need to install the Google Earth browser plugin. You also need to ensure that your computer and internet connection meets the minimum requirements. If you see a map on the right hand side of the screen, that means that the Google Earth plugin is installed. If you don't have the plugin installed, then you will see instructions on the right hand side on how to install the plugin. Once the plugin has been installed you can enter the social mapping system .
If you have an account you can login and gain access to more features and data. Online Maps: 50+ Tools and Resources. Mapping is a huge and growing sector, from social maps for sharing with friends, to mashing up Google Maps in every possible way. Trawling through all the mapping sites out there, we've compiled a list of the most interesting online mapping tools that some are referring to as "Maps 2.0". Click2Map.com - Create custom Google Maps, manage your markers, publish and share your creations. ClustrMaps.com - Get a visual representation of all the visitors to your website. Resource Map. Organizations need to track resources such as facilities, people’s capacity, stock levels, etc and share this information, and visualize it geo-spatially.
Unfortunately, high-end GIS services are expensive and hard to use, lack inclusive collaboration features, and are not designed around the needs of mobile workers. Resource Map is a free, open-source tool that helps you make better decisions by giving you better insight into the location and distribution of your resources. With Resource Map, you and your team can collaboratively record, track, and analyze resources at a glance using a live map. Resource Map works with any computer or cell phone with text messaging capability, putting up-to-the-minute alerts and powerful resource management always within reach, wherever you go.
Getting started with Resource Map is simple. Accurately tracking and allocating resources is critical to getting the most from every asset at your disposal. Www.fris.org/Resources/PDFs-ToolKitDisabilities/Section-A/A4. Creating a Community Resource List.pdf. Publication of the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition. Addressing Trends and Developments in Secondary Education and Transition April 2003 • Vol. 2, Issue 1 By Kelli Crane and Becky Skinner Introduction This decade has brought with it several disturbing trends: large numbers of high school drop-outs; high-profile incidents involving youth in violence; and projections of labor shortages coupled with the rising and significant need among employers for workers with specialized talents. As a result, there is a growing interest among communities to invest in youth. Services : Resource Mapping - Transition Solutions.