Potential Components of the Interpretive Website

This page offers a menu of possible elements to choose from in designing your interpretive website.
  • Project introduction: Purpose and goals, sponsoring organization, project team, and funder and contributor acknowledgements
  • Project framing: Conceptual information about equity and the geography of opportunity
  • Explanatory information: How to navigate the website, how to read the maps, and frequently asked questions
  • Overview of key findings: What the maps tell us about local equity conditions
  • Gallery of maps: Links to the maps organized by topic area
  • Analysis of maps: Narrative overview of key patterns shown in each map and/or a summary of overarching themes from the maps in each topic area
  • Indicator information: List of all the indicators, how and why they were selected, data sources, and caveats
  • How-to information: User manuals and video tutorials
  • Supplemental materials: White papers, stories, photos, qualitative data, and links to additional resources
  • Information on how to get involved: Schedule of workshops and presentations, project contact information, and action alerts
  • Policy change information: Policy recommendations and profiles of how stakeholders are using the equity atlas to inform policy change
  • Blog: Public forum to share information and dialogue about the project