Understanding the data providing insights about health, economy, built environment assets, and social dynamics are important to community decision-making. Invest Health city teams have leveraged everything from health outcomes data to crime statistics and other socioeconomic conditions. In today’s world, valuable, accurate, and detailed data is becoming increasingly available not only to government and research entities, but publicly through open data sites. In order to best incorporate data into improving community access users must develop deeper understanding of its value, uses, and where to access it. Below are some key resources that focus on these practices.