The Phoenix metro area suffers from high summer heat, leading to a rash of indoor heat deaths, particularly among vulnerable populations, such as the elderly, low-income, unhoused, and mobile home dwellers. Data from the Maricopa County Public Health Department indicate that on average 25% of all in...

Where will you gain a lot of experience, leadership skills, and technical skills from different sectors if not from YouthMappers? My name is Gladys Adjei, YouthMappers Leadership Fellow and a member of the UCCYouthMappers chapter and I truly testify that YouthMappers is a global hub to build your ca...

State of the Map (SotM) is an annual meeting of mappers from around the world with discussions and workshops all around the free and open map of the world. The conference is hosted  by the OpenStreetMap Foundation, an international not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to encouraging the gro...

I’m a student at Arizona State University attending classes online. I’m also a typical non-traditional student at almost 35 years old, a veteran, and married with a 17-month-old son. Given my demographic data, I’m not exactly what you’d imagine when you hear the word “YouthMapper”.  This summer I be...

There are many hidden gems in the Midwest but my favorite is the quaint little town of Grafton, Illinois. Grafton, located in Jersey County on the banks of the Mississippi River, is a town based off of tourism. There are many attractions that bring people to this beautiful area. Wineries, shops and...

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