All Dallas neighborhoods should have what they need to thrive.

The Community Resource Explorer is a data tool that reveals where assets and needs exist so individuals and institutions can have the greatest impact.

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Our neighborhoods are a tremendous asset to our city. However, some communities are well-appointed with resources, like grocery stores, doctor’s offices, and park space, but many others are not.
The Community Resource Explorer visualizes these assets and disparities.

Introducing the Community Resource Explorer

In the ExplorerEach community is represented by a two-mile radius around a school.

The Explorer visualizes data for each school community across several categories.

The color scale illustrates how well school communities are resourced.

color scale indicating which colors correspond to each quintile

Learn more about your community's assets and needsGo to the Explorer

Recent blog posts

Recent blog posts

How the CRE is informing policy and community understanding in Dallas

Dallas ISD has courageously recognized that “intentional decisions . . .have led to racial and economic segregation that produced major inequities that persist to this day” and is determined to right the wrongs of the past.

More than ever, Dallas students need reliable broadband. Here's how the CRE is helping.

In 2020, access to the internet is a must-have utility. But despite the internet's apparent ubiquity, 42% of Dallas households lack fixed internet access, according to Census data.