Using the Arts to Build Data Literacy

The state of Minas Gerais in Brazil recognized the importance of data literacy and invited Connection Lab to lead a number of programs for various audiences in the capital of Belo Horizonte.  We’ve recently published a peer-reviewed paper in the International...

Racial Justice and Mental Health

Community Health Network Area (CHNA) 17 is a collaborative of 6 cities and towns working to promote health and well-being. Over the past two years the CHNA has placed a particular focus on racial justice. Connection Lab is working with the CHNA to develop and analyze...

Prevention of Problem Gambling

In 2012 Massachusetts passed legislation that expands legalized gambling to include resort-style casinos and a slots parlour. Although gambling through the lottery and other mechanisms was already widespread, the new legislation will significantly alter the...

Suicide Prevention Among Culturally Diverse Populations

The Greater Boston Suicide Prevention Coalition noticed that their membership didn’t represent the diversity of the Greater Boston Area, and that their prevention efforts were not always designed to meet the specific needs of diverse populations. In order to help them...