Tools

Here you can download some helpful tools to better understand our project and how you can protect your data.

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ODB Factsheet

We have a short handout about our project. Learn about who we are, what we are doing, and why.

Click here to download the PDF

Hands On at the Data Discotech, Detroit, Michigan. Photo courtesy of Detroit Community Technology Project.

What’s In Your Wallet

What’s In Your Wallet is an activity that focuses on processes of data collection. Here’s our worksheet to get you started.

Whats In Your Wallet worksheet

NYC Subway Mural / Photo by Scallop Holden (CC BY-NC-SA-2.0)

Your Data Body

Your Data Body gets us visualizing data in our lives. Check out the worksheet.

Your Data Body Activity worksheet

NYC Subway Mural / Photo by Scallop Holden (CC BY-NC-SA-2.0)

Whatchu’ Know About Data

Whatchu’ Know About Data is an activity designed to stimulate a deeper understanding of the term “data,” what it actually means and represents, and the different types of data that exist.

Whatchu’ Know About Data (Slides)

Hands On at the Data Discotech, Detroit, Michigan. Photo courtesy of Detroit Community Technology Project.

Community Report

The Our Data Bodies (ODB) Project is a collaborative, participatory research and organizing effort working in three cities: Charlotte, North Carolina; Detroit, Michigan; and Los Angeles California. This report details our preliminary findings from our first year.

Download our first community report.

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Tips for Protecting Our Data

Download a factsheet with tips to protect your data.

Click here to download the PDF

NYC Subway Mural / Photo by Scallop Holden (CC BY-NC-SA-2.0)

Interim Report

We published our interim findings in a report presented at the 2018 Allied Media Conference in Detroit.

Click here to download the PDF