Useful collection of resources from Inspiring Impact so voluntary and community organisations can make the most of data and evidence at this time, including this webinar recording for adapting current evaluation practice.
Need help to share data to tackle the Coronavirus crisis? The Open Data Institute are offering free support to make data, models and software as open as possible so more people can use it.
Want to see what’s being funded? 360 Giving have been encouraging funders to tag Covid-19 related grants – see their Covid Tracker tool.
Impact of Covid-19 on provision of Free School Meals – London Plus post with a range of links / resources, including a downloadable spreadsheet listing schools in the top 5 boroughs: Hackney, Enfield, Croydon, Tower Hamlets & Southwark.
Covid-19 Vulnerability Index – this map shows Local Authorities in England where people might be vulnerable to COVID-19 and/or experiencing unmet needs. And find the Vulnerability Index data sources and community that have created the map, led by the British Red Cross.
How the Coronavirus changed what we worry about – Guardian video using search and traffic data from the Citizens Advice website in March 2020.
Race and racial inequality a risk factor in Covid-19? – Guardian article reveals that three London boroughs with high BAME populations – Harrow, Brent and Barnet, were also among the five local authorities with the highest death rates in hospitals and the community.
Discover best practices for using data during a crisis from data software solutions specialist Palantir.
Our favourite data viz specialists Information is Beautiful are sharing a frequently updated #Coronavirus DataPack with awesome infographics.
And the incredible team at Full Fact are double-checking what’s being said about Coronavirus in the fight against fake news and unfounded claims.
And finally It’s not just data; it’s decisions which will affect people’s lives – London Plus round up of an event in partnership with the HEAR network and Office for National Statistics – The 2021 Census and the importance of community engagement.