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Data Stories: Data Visualizations for Social Good

How data professionals support the UN Development Group, collect information for suicide prevention, and empower small nonprofits.


Supporting Social Change


The organization Viz for Social Good connects data visualization professionals with mission-driven work that needs data support. This article profiles a project supporting the United Nations Development Group.


Reaching Out to Help

Tableau Hotline visualization

This Tableau visualization shows the rate of suicide around the world. Hovering over a country provides more information and a local hotline when available; the author is asking global viewers to contribute more information.


Using Small Data Sets for Big Change

nonprofit visualization

Even small amounts of data can make a big difference. This case study demonstrates how a small nonprofit was able to increase their fundraising after visualizing their data.


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