This section is provided to help you make the most of Impact Essex, launched by the Essex County Community Foundation.
A Guide to the Impact Essex Indicators Website
A Glossary of Terms
Impact Essex is rich with information, with indicators provided in both text and graphic format. Detailed information, trends, and maps are also available. Some users will want quick reference information, while others will want more detail. Spending a few minutes reviewing this section may aid your work and help make using the Impact Essex website a more satisfying experience.
Information on this site can be accessed from the topic tabs that extend across the entire page just below the main image. To view a list of all of the indicators tracked, click the View All Indicators. Helpful links are listed above the search bar on the right-hand side of the website and contain overview information relating to Impact Essex, including:
Additionally, the Contact Us button links to information on how to get in touch with the Community Indicators initiative.
The site is organized by topics, subtopics, and indicators. Seven categories or topics were selected for Impact Essex. These topics are shown beneath the main image as tabs arranged alphabetically across the page. By clicking on any of these tabs, you will be taken to the main page for that topic. This main page is the launching pad for your review and research.
On each topic page you will find a brief description of the topic. Below that is an indicator dashboard, providing quick access to information that is featured on important issues impacting our community, and a summary of key trends. Along the left side of the page is the following:
Here are several additional tips for navigating the Impact Essex website: