• Empowering Digital Equity & Access

    The Community Data Clinic empowers community-centered data and research collaborations in East Central Illinois.
  • Empowering Digital Equity & Access

    The Community Data Clinic empowers community-centered data and research collaborations in East Central Illinois.
  • Empowering Digital Equity & Access

    The Community Data Clinic empowers community-centered data and research collaborations in East Central Illinois.
OUR MISSION

Support

community-based research and data practices

Create

Strong equity-driven community-campus partnerships

Identify & Develop

community archives, surveys, reports, visualizations to activate and preserve memory

Diversify

data sets and interdisciplinary methods in data analysis
EXPLORE

Featured Work

The Community Data Clinic’s work involves collaborative projects, courses offered under the Community Data Clinic at The University of Illinois, and publications and studies from the Community Data Clinic’s faculty, students and community research partners

Media, Data & Tech Fellowships

Providing funding and technical support to community organizations in Champaign County to advance on racial justice principles.

Navigating Healthcare Careers, Empowering Futures

A Parkland College-UIUC Curricula designed to empower adult learners that are pursuing healthcare careers while contributing towards the development of their digital literacy skills.

Champaign County Resources

Contributing to individuals’ resilience to cope crises based on data and community resources.

Diverse Researchers,
Common Goals

We work in a continuous conversation between projects participants’ expertise and rigorous research on the relationships between data, technologies to produce it, and communities. We are committed to privileging communities’ voices, their knowledge, and expectations. CDC serves as a hub, which assists researchers in building sustainable connections with local communities.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS
NEWS
Champaign, IL. Researchers from the Community Data Clinic presented “Advancing Digital Equity and Community Empowerment through Research and Education Partnerships” at CARE Talks: Communiversity Actions to Renew Engagement. The Spring 2024 Conference Topic was “Town and University as One,” with the conference being held on March 23, 2024, from 3-5pm, at Virginia Theater in Champaign, Illinois.