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?

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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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