This report offers a set of guidelines for presenting data through an equity lens. The report emphasizes the importance of empathy in data presentation and communicating with those represented in the data about presentation issues. The report addresses a variety of data visualization issues such as choices about color, ordering data, icons, language, small samples sizes, and how to address missing data. It contains a concise set of highly useable recommendations and a checklist for data communicators. The recommendations and the checklist are available as standalone documents.
Part C and Part B 619 staff can use this resource to improve their data visualization especially when the data are identified by racial or ethnic groups.
Do No Harm Guide: Applying Equity Analysis in Data Visualization