Duet: Volunteer Services MapDuet has for nearly 30 years worked to improve the quality of life for older adults in Phoenix, Arizona, through their programs that serve the needs of homebound elders and adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and grandparents raising grandchildren. NiJeL partnered with Duet to create their Volunteer Services Map, which shows in real-time where homebound elderly and disabled people that need services are located. Volunteers with Duet can at-a-glance see where people need service and can request to help these people in need right from the map.
At NiJeL, we support strong, positive advances in the sustainability of people's lives and our planet through knowledge and information. At the local level, we work to improve our partner's communities and constituencies through data and technology, and we aim to democratize the tools and data needed to to make better social and environmental decisions. We're also always working to bridge the “data divide” and provide everyone the ability to tell their stories and visualize their impacts for advocacy and representation.
We achieve this vision by developing custom systems for data visualization, analysis, and participation for our partners, and teaching our partners to harness their data through "data therapy" to document their program impacts, build strong advocacy tools, and connect with their key audiences. It's also critically important to us that we build strong personal relationships with our partners to develop a technology roadmap for them that aligns with their current workflow and mission.
At the heart of everything we do at NiJeL are our core values of: