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Part 4 in a mini-series exploring the great, big world of “de-duping” – or, how to handle repeated info in a spreadsheet or database.  In this installment: de-duping rows in a Google Sheets spreadsheet (and some more thoughts about de-duping in general).  Also, happy birthday, Malcolm X! Rest in power.

Duped, again!

Part 1 in a mini-series exploring the great, big world of “de-duping” - or, making sure that you don’t repeat the same information twice in a spreadsheet or database.   This post includes "instant-gratification" links to tried and true de-duping resources.

The Absolute Merge-iest

Welcome back to The Mail Merge Are Alright, #4 in a series about how to pull-off Mail Merges for your changemaking needs. This week, an introduction to Conga, a tool that lets you merge data from a database into Docusign contracts, Word docs, Excel Spreadsheets, and more!

Predicting the future

Students in A's North Philly classroom are studying population growth. The problem?  The rate of population change has reached an inflection point so we can't really rely on the past to make a population growth model. In this post, a few perspectives on predicting the future, aka making population projections!

Why I love Venn Diagrams

I've been captivated by Venn Diagrams lately, so I want to dedicate this post to this strange and enduring data viz and design technique.  In this post: Venn Diagrams Then and Now; Why Changemakers should (and kinda do) embrace "Venn Diagram Thinking"; Venn Diagrams as art and social commentary.