Wednesday, August 26, 2009

New look at how others can use T/MC maps

Mike Trakan wrote a new article on his blog to explain how others can use our maps to help tutor/mentor programs grow in different parts of Chicago.

The map above is of the Woodlawn community area in Chicago. I created this to help the local schools and community leaders develop a strategy that would make volunteer-based tutoring/mentoring programs available to more kids in this area. At this point, we don't know of many non-school tutor/mentor programs in this area, and our database does not yet include school-based programs.

Thus, if you're in the area and know of non-school programs, please add them to the database at

Here's a pdf tutorial showing how to add or update information.

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