April Hirsh Urban, MSSA

Research Associate
Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Director
Community Responsive Analytics
Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

April Urban, MSSA from Case Western Reserve University, is a research associate with a passion for building Cleveland’s capacity to use data to solve civic problems. April oversees the Poverty Center’s NEOCANDO data tools, aids in research and community consultation on projects related to the built environment, and often works with community groups seeking the Poverty Center’s help in using community indicators in their work. She is the Poverty Center’s liaison to the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership at the Urban Institute and served on the Executive Committee from 2016-2018. She is the co-creator and co-lead organizer of Data Days CLE, and is a part of the Cleveland Civic Tech and Open Data Collaborative.

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