Open Spatial Lab helps organization to increase their impact through policy outcomes, community empowerment and engagement, and data insights.

Free and open sources from OSL are purpose built to enable organizations to analyze and visualize geospatial data, understand, and identify patterns in their communities. Better data understanding and practice can help advance advocacy and policy goals for change at the local, state, and national scales.

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Communities engaging with OSL programs and tools can more easily understand, monitor, and share out key data findings....

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Open Spatial Lab's tools provide a pathway to understand data and develop hypotheses that can be further tested through research. Our work focuses primarily on tool and capacity building, but through data transparency and legibility, academics and researchers can explore and dive deeper into data.

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