Question on “Understanding Homelessness” data project by Gretchen Keillor

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Did anyone else see the recent article in CityLab called “Mapping America’s Intractable Homelessness Problem”? I like the way it highlights Gretchen Keillor’s data project. It includes cool visuals to help with thinking, strategy and education. What do others think?


Data seems key. Data for reporting, data for advocacy, data for planning. I like the visuals, but it’s also important to remember ‘garbage in = garbage out.’ Good record keeping and a good system to do so has to be in place too.

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