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Leveraging data to support children experiencing homelessness

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The purpose of this research brief is to understand the challenges that states and communities face in using data, as well as potential opportunities for strengthening data collected to estimate rates of early childhood homelessness and identify young children experiencing homelessness. This report begins with a discussion of the various federal definitions of homelessness and the federal data sources that influence how states and communities collect data on young children experiencing homelessness. The report then summarizes findings from a series of key respondent interviews with agency or organization leaders in selected states and communities to highlight challenges and promising practices around data on early childhood homelessness. The brief concludes with a summary of key themes, and based on these themes, provides future directions for strengthening data sources and data usage to support young children experiencing homelessness. (author abstract)

Resource Type:
Reports & Papers
Country:
United States
State(s):
California; District of Columbia; Idaho; Minnesota; North Carolina; Oklahoma

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