NYCEDC's Clean Technology and Energy team believes that we can build a more resilient New York City economy by turning raw data into tools that help prepare for the risks of climate change. Here is their BigIdea.
On average, a high school student receives only 38 minutes of guidance or career counseling over their entire high school career. PENCIL works with educators and students across the five boroughs to help students develop the college and career readiness skills they need for a 21st century economy. Their big idea is to connect students to targeted college, career readiness, and youth development programs.
If you've ever walked down Water Street, you may not be aware that this half-mile corridor from Whitehall Street to Fulton Street is collecting a wealth of data. The Downtown Alliance believes there is extraordinary potential in harnessing and integrating these data streams under a single application. Here's their big idea.