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Tommy Pearce, Director

Neighborhood Nexus is building a culture of data-informed decision-making among Georgia's mission-driven organizations. We do this by helping community groups, nonprofits, and local agencies ask the right questions, use the best data, tell compelling stories, and ultimately make informed decisions.

Nexus is an initiative of four regional partners: Atlanta Regional Commission (our physical home), Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (our fiscal agent), Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and United Way of Greater Atlanta.

Ryan Barrett
Principal Geospatial Coordinator, Atlanta Regional Commission
Nikolai Elneser 
Atlanta Regional Commission 
Hae Seung Sung
Data Scientist, Neighborhood Nexus
Erik Woodworth
Research & Data Visualization Coordinator, Atlanta Regional Commission
Mike Carnathan
Researcher, Atlanta Regional Commission


May 2019
As part of the 500 Cities Data Challenge, Neighborhood Nexus’s Georgia Healthy Cities project from June 2018 to May 2019 created Health and Wellness... [read more]
May 22, 2018
Neighborhood Nexus, the NNIP Partner in Atlanta, is one of ten winners of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s 500 Cities Challenge. Neighborhood Nexus is a project of the Atlanta Regional Commission... [read more]
January 18, 2017
Overview: Mike Carnathan from the Atlanta Regional Commission will provide a critique of the demographic and socioeconomic conditions that have created discrepant outcomes in the region and the... [read more]


June 14, 2019
Meeting Materials - By: Erik Woodworth

(Inactive) Atlanta Regional Commission

May 11, 2018
Presentation - By: Ryan Barrett

Neighborhood Nexus

May 9, 2018
Meeting Materials - By: ARC Staff

(Inactive) Atlanta Regional Commission

May 2, 2018
Report - By: Atlanta Regional Commission

(Inactive) Atlanta Regional Commission

October 11, 2017
Meeting Materials - By: Layla Bellows

Neighborhood Nexus


Partner Webinars

January 23, 2020 - 1:00pm

NNIP HQ will start with a quick update on network... [read more]

Presenters Jana Hirsch, Urban Health Collaborative, Erik Woodworth, Neighborhood Nexus, Mariko Toyoji and Sara Jaye Sanford, Public Health - Seattle &, King County, Rob Pitingolo, NNIP Coordinator