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Children

Many partners have focused efforts to help to improve the well-being of children in low-income neighborhoods. Project examples include school readiness initiatives, child indicator reports, analysis on home visiting and support of promise neighborhood programs.


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Boys and Girls Club Use Data to Determine Whether to Expand Services

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Service Utilization and Population Data Used to Geographically Target Services

The Children’s Trust of Miami-Dade County funds out-of-school time programs to reduce the number of children spending their out-of-school hours unsupervised and unchallenged. In 2005, the...

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Data Used to Streamline Recreation Services

Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) used data and maps provided by the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee (NPCM) to redistrict their recreation programming and save money on administrative costs associated...

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Analysis of Incidence of Childhood Obesity by Neighborhood Provides Base for Local Policies

In 2002, the Polis Center at Indiana-Purdue University, in conjunction with the Children’s Health Services Research Program in the Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University, began a...

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Maps of Changes in Patterns of High-Lead Tests Shows Neighborhood Group Where to Focus House-To-House Investigations

Since 1998, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee (NPCM) has been tracking the progress of lead abatement programs by analyzing lead testing results for Milwaukee neighborhoods. They receive record...

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Measuring School Readiness at the Community Level Helps Support

Numerous groups and initiatives in Seattle-King County have focused on improving school readiness and engaging parents, early childhood educators and school districts. Several efforts were pivotal...

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Children's Report Card Helps Bring Recognition to Sacramento as One of the ‘100 Best Communities for Young People'

The Sacramento County Children's Report Card, first published in 2000, was established to show how well the Sacramento community is fulfilling its promise to children. The 2002 Report Card...

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