Projects

Ongoing projects we have both built in-house as well as supported partners in:

Neighborhood Medical Response

Neighborhood Medical Response

A community-based screening tool to identify the medically fragile during the Covid-19 pandemic in Red Hook, Brooklyn. This was built by a unique team featuring Council Member Carlos Menchaca and his staff, the Red Hook Initiative, CIV:LAB and Cornell Tech.

The Neighborhood Challenge

The Neighborhood Challenge

The Neighborhood Challenge with Mayor's Office of Small Business Services, Mayor's Office of the Chief Technology Officer, the NYCEDC and innovation partner Company, pairs nonprofit community organizations and tech companies to create and implement tools that address specific commercial district issues. 

STEM Career Lab

STEM Career Lab

In collaboration with the New York Academy of Sciences and Queens Library, is hosting the virtual Summer STEM Career Lab for youth in NYC neighborhoods who are invited to learn about the evolving landscape in light of COVID-19 through the Ignite Talk Series and the Virtual Internship. The STEM Career Lab aims to provide youths with personalized career guidance and diverse career perspectives.

Socioeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 on NYC Communities

Socioeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 on NYC Communities

An urban data initiative out of the NYU Center for Urban and Science Progress, helping City Government and organizations to identify and address a variety of social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic, beginning with the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brownsville

Cost Estimating New York Construction

Cost Estimating New York Construction

Data engineering with the NYC DDC and their innovative cost estimating and cash flow tool. These tools help DDC plan for post COVID project-restart planning.

Brownsville Resident Recovery Project

Brownsville Resident Recovery Project

This project led by Public Sentiment, is working with the community in Brownsville on collecting neighborhood level and city-wide data for benchmarking to establish effective strategies for remote community engagement, immediate relief, and long-term recovery.

The Response Lab Data Consortium

The Response Lab Data Consortium

A consortium of data scientists from a number of academic programs, who are sharing and utilizing data to solve New York specific, pandemic-induced, social and economic problems.

PPE Marketplace

PPE Marketplace

An online platform that facilitates protective personal equipment (PPE) purchases between NYC-based businesses following NYCEDC's public solicitation.