2017

A YEAR OF GREAT MOMENTUM

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ABOUT

ABOUT VP

Visualizing Palestine creates data-driven tools to advance a factual, rights-based narrative of the Palestinian-Israeli issue. Our researchers, designers, technologists, and communications specialists work in partnership with civil society actors to amplify their impact and promote justice and equality.

Launched in 2012, VP is the first portfolio of Visualizing Impact (VI) an independent, non-profit laboratory for innovation at the intersection of data science, technology, and design.

Adapting and developing open source technologies to apply to social justice movements is central to VP's approach.

Since our brains are narratively and visually wired, design has the power to elevate data to a higher level of openness and accessibility.

Most of the data VP uses is publicly available from credible international, national, and local human rights and civil society organizations. The research team also has the capability to scrape and analyze data using information technology tools.

MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERSHIP

Visualizing Palestine is an open project built on collective action.
Your financial contribution is a segue to social justice.

JOIN THE TEAM

JOIN THE TEAM

There is more than one way you can become a part of the VP team. You can either apply to one of our job openings, or volunteer .

COMMUNITY

TESTIMONIALS

Testimonials help us understand and communicate how our work is being received. Have you used or benefitted from our visuals? What are your views on the role of data visualization in achieving social justice?


Fill out a testimonial to share your thoughts.

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Julia

Visualizing Palestine could revolutionize the way data- heavy research is shared with lay audiences - increasing the knowledge of the public and leading to more action where it's needed. A very timely and badly needed intervention in the media landscape.

Julia Bacha , Director of Budrus

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Ivan

Visualizing Palestine is one of the most effective and compelling data visualizations I have seen in years. It is beautifully designed, and especially effective because its beauty is strategic. It humanizes Palestinians killed, displaced, impoverished, and disenfranchised by conflict in a modern visual language, and draws devastating comparisons between the lives of Palestinians and the lives of developed world citizens.

Ivan Sigal , Global Voices

Anita

The Visualizing Palestine team combines well-researched facts with creative design to promote social justice issues. I find their work unique in Palestine and they should be congratulated for bringing attention to the Palestine issue using 21st century media.

Anita Vitullo , World Health Organization - oPt