collaborations with partner organizations
volunteers from teams across Mapbox
in donated services and sponsorships
COVID-19 projects using mapping tools to help
Unprecedented numbers of developers used location tools to understand and respond to the pandemic.
Data for action
A global conversation began about using movement data to inform public health decisions. Mapbox teams and partners explored patterns in mobility - from where travel decreased to proxies for economic activity.
Creativity and compassion
Despite the pandemic, 2020 saw many exciting launches.
Our speaker series and contest showcased election maps. Partners analyzed barriers to voting, helped communities find where to vote, shared tools to assess and counter gerrymandering, and reported missing mailboxes.
Explore 2020 community maps
Ten stand-out partnerships of the year, spanning our core goals of championing changemakers, furthering access and inclusion, and supporting action for positive change.
Mapping the Black Lives Matter Movement
Volunteer developers Frank Romo and Malcolm MacLachlan visually documented the historic growth of the BLM movement that became a global call for justice this year.Read more →
This free emissions calculator helps businesses to reduce and offset the carbon footprint of their shipping and supply chains, using geocoding and the Directions API to convert shipment data into distances travelled.
Educational Opportunity Project
Hyperobjekt partnered with the Stanford Education Data Archive to turn 350 million standardized test scores into a unique tool for exploring questions about access to education.
Hard to Count
A coalition anchored by the CUNY Center for Urban Research built a public dashboard to report the response rates for the US 2020 Census to support a fair and accurate count.
A nonprofit founded to combat election chaos and drive record-shattering voter turnout, VoteAmerica used location tools to help register over 20 million voters and support them to navigate local voting logistics.Read more →
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