The Data Literacy Blog

August 2020

Data Literacy is the Key to Helping Underserved Communities

By |2020-08-19T17:41:38-07:00August 19th, 2020|Social Justice|

The Domino Sugar Factory was one of several sugar factories located in Northern Brooklyn. Having once produced more than half the sugar consumed in the US in the early 20th century, this NYC landmark represents the industrial waterfront this area was. Photo: Paul Raphaelson {Note: This blog post was written by Data Literacy Advisory Board member [...]

Announcing the Launch of our First On-Demand Course!

By |2020-09-14T17:25:34-07:00August 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Data Literacy Fundamentals is Now Available On-Demand! After almost two years of offering training exclusively on a live, instructor-led basis, we're excited to announce that as of today, our Data Literacy Fundamentals training program is now available to take on-demand as a self-paced course on our site! We understand that [...]

June 2020

December 2019

Score a Free Webinar for your Book Club!

By |2019-12-17T20:53:47-07:00December 16th, 2019|Announcements|

An Offer for Bulk Book Orderers Prior to the end of January, 2020, the first 5 groups that order 10 or more copies of 'Avoiding Data Pitfalls' will qualify for a FREE VIRTUAL PRESENTATION and LIVE Q&A session with the book's author, Ben Jones, Founder & CEO of Data Literacy, LLC. Ben will [...]

November 2019

Avoiding Data Pitfalls – FREE Guide & Checklist

By |2021-02-09T17:52:43-07:00November 14th, 2019|Publications|

The "Avoiding Data Pitfalls" Guide & ChecklistJust like in grammar and writing, a huge part of becoming highly data literate is knowing what mistakes to avoid. Because of this, we're excited to announce the publication of founder Ben Jones's new book, Avoiding Data Pitfalls. Our data isn't perfect and [...]

October 2019

Tableau Training for Journalists at USC Annenberg

By |2019-10-29T16:47:43-07:00October 29th, 2019|Tutorials|

This past weekend, founder Ben Jones had the chance to travel to Los Angeles to train a group of professional journalists at USC on how to use Tableau Public, a free software product, to create an exploratory dashboard showing where high rates of vaccine preventable diseases had been recorded across California counties from 2001 to [...]

Announcing the Winners of the 1st Data Literacy Immigrant Spirit Scholarship Contest!

By |2019-10-23T01:00:09-07:00October 23rd, 2019|Announcements, Contests|

Please join us in congratulating the following 3 individuals who have won the 1st ever Data Literacy "Immigrant Spirit" Scholarship Giveaway! They win a full pass to any upcoming Data Literacy training course, a $500 value! Mahrad Mohammadi was born in Iran, now lives in the United States, and he is the Acting Ground Safety [...]

Announcing 3 Course Scholarships for Immigrants!

By |2019-10-12T19:43:29-07:00October 12th, 2019|Announcements|

In honor of all those who have left their native homeland to settle permanently in another country, Data Literacy is giving away 3 scholarships to individuals who have emigrated FROM anywhere TO anywhere. Winners will be chosen at random on Friday, October 18 at 12:00pm PST. To enter, simply subscribe to our distribution list by [...]

September 2019

Announcing the Data Literacy Fall 2019 Line Up!

By |2019-09-11T01:22:23-07:00September 10th, 2019|Announcements|

Registration is Now Open for Two New Online Courses in Data Literacy! Click the images below to learn more about each new cohort. Register now, as space is limited! If you need financial assistance, please contact us at contact@dataliteracy.com. Data Literacy Level 1 - How to Read and Interpret Data Visualizations - will [...]

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