vacant voices is getting press!
Milwaukee BizTimes (March 23, 2015)
The BizTimes featured the Vacant Voices app in the Innovation section. Shantanu explored a range of subjects, including the increased use of the app across the United States.
Nafundi Blog (March 9, 2015)
Leaders in the global open source data movement provided an opportunity for Shantanu to write a guest post on how the creators of Open Data Kit helped develop the Vacant Voices application. This blog has great stories about other data based projects in developing countries.
CBS News 58 (March 8, 2015)
Local CBS affiliate in Milwaukee interviewed Shantanu and produced a story on the explosion of vacant properties in Milwaukee. The story also explored how Vacant Voices can help facilitate the mapping of foreclosed homes by community residents rather than relying exclusively on municipal resources.
Neighborhood News Services (March 4, 2015)
Multimedia news service reporting on urban issues in 17 Milwaukee communities featured a story on Vacant Voices and how it empowers local neighborhood associations to mitigate blight caused by abandoned properties. The Suntimes later republished this story.
88.9 Radio Milwaukee (October 3, 2014)
Listen to Nate Imig interview Shantanu for a feature piece on local entrepreneurs working to improve Milwaukee communities.