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John Killeen

John Killeen

Visiting Research Fellow

John Killeen is the executive director of DataWorks NC, a non-profit data intermediary based in Durham, North Carolina. In that role, he facilitates the transaction of quantitative data and community knowledge to move local efforts toward productive and equitable outcomes. Since 2012 John has managed the Durham Neighborhood Compass for the City of Durham, a community indicators tool for measuring access to core services and needs, economic activity, and neighborhood change throughout Durham County. His previous work includes researching demographic and economic dynamics for the NC Rural Economic Development Center. He received a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).


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