Our Numbers to Unite series launched in January 2017 to document facts and figures of the first 100 days of the new presidential administration. Stretched truths and even false information ran rampant in the months leading up to the election, and that pattern continued into inauguration and beyond. As an agency whose mission involves eradicating misinformation, we saw an opportunity to use our strengths to help clear up confusion on current events.
Numbers to Unite uses visual communication to combat falsehoods while also reminding us that there are so many issues that the majority of Americans agree on and care about: it’s important to remain united in uncertain times.
The first 100 days came to a close at the end of April. As major changes continue to take place in our country, we wanted to provide a look back at the information we’ve shared combined with some of the other major milestones that characterize the events of 2017 so far.
Looking to the months and years ahead, staying united for positive change is going to be key to our success as a country. Critical thinking and research skills will remain vital in staying informed and standing up for what’s right.