Feast your eyes on this turkey inspired map series! The turkey farming industry is thriving in Minnesota. If you’re hoping to see or catch a turkey in the wild, Texas and Alabama are the states to visit. These places are really going to the birds…. Get out and get moving during your Thanksgiving at an … Read more
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More than 1 million people have died from drugs, alcohol and suicide over the past decade. If these trends continue, the death rate could grow to claim 1.6 million more lives by 2025. Read more
Happy GIS Day! To celebrate, we’re highlighting some of our favorite member-generated maps. Read more
Wildfires have ravaged 245,000 acres in Northern California this month, killing 42 people and leveling 8,700 structures. The size of the fires and their massive toll shocked the state, as large fires typically occur in areas with small populations and cause limited damage. But this could be one of the costliest wildfires in the nation’s history, with damages expected to reach at least $6 billion. Read more
Veterans are mostly older, White, male citizens with at least a high school education. But, who are veterans, really? Some are your grandfathers: 52.4 percent of male veterans are 65 years or older. Some are your mothers: the median age of female veterans is 51 years. Some are your coworkers: 72.4 percent of male veterans and 68.1 percent of female veterans ages 18 to 64 are employed. Some are students at the local college: 23.7 percent of male veterans and 33.8 percent of female veterans ages 18 to 34 are enrolled in school. All are celebrated on Veterans Day. Read more
City leaders are ready to take big steps to build an inclusive Atlanta.
We’re glad you’re here and excited to show you the great tools you can use on Community Commons to help with your work. Read more