Vote up to Idea American Community Finder / Builder Vote down to Idea American Community Finder / Builder



This idea is active.
Application Ideas »

American Community Finder / Builder

Filter local meetups by various variables within the ACS 5-year data down to the block-group (enabled by zooming into the geographic area).

By mashing these two APIs (, together, community builders can identify groups and leadership/influencers that exist within areas of interest. Hopefully enabling a sort of distributed knowledge management system.

In this example application, it is assumed the community builder is a proponent of ‘Asset Based Community Development’ and is seeking to find groups upon which to build to improve communities that have high rates of poverty.

I welcome any collaborators to make this rough concept better by making it your own.


Submitted by logan.t.powell 11 months ago

Vote Activity Show


  1. The idea was posted
    11 months ago


Comments (2)

  1. am very interested in APIs for ABCD. am looking for a way to develop an API for keeping commerce within the neighborhood by connecting individuals for pd/bartered/volunteered labor

    5 months ago
  2. logan.t.powell Idea Submitter

    Hi Karen!

    Just let me know if you wanna chat about your idea. I will do what I can to connect you to the right people to help you :)

    5 months ago