APDU Vice President Reviews APDU Symposium Session on Census Data Products: What Would Your Billboard Say?

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By: Amy O’Hara, Research Professor, Massive Data Institute, Georgetown University During the APDU spring symposium, I had the pleasure of moderating the Census Data Products Roundtable with Beth Jarosz, Terry Ao Minnis, Allison Plyer, Yvette Robideaux, and Steve Ruggles. We discussed decennial census products – statistics from the 2020 Census, the American Community Survey, and […]

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APDU Board Member: Enriching data: Understanding ‘Who is Being Evicted’ to address inequalities

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By: Michelle Riordan-Nold, Executive Director, CT Data Collaborative Since April is National Fair Housing Month, I thought I would share an eviction data project we recently finished in Connecticut to understand and address ‘Who is Being Evicted.’ My hope in sharing our work is that it might inspire others to replicate it and expose who […]

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Census Project: Save The Data That Empowers America

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By: Steve Jost,  Senior Vice President at Subject Matter and Census Project consultant Local communities, entrepreneurs, urban planners, major corporations and thousands of others that depend on annual data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) were stunned late last year when both major annual data releases were delayed or replaced with experimental data […]

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APDU Board Member: Caregivers Express Concern About Children’s Mental Health

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Data from the Family Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic questionnaire offer us a glimpse of how California children are faring. A majority of caregivers are concerned about their children’s mental health. Almost two-thirds of California caregivers (65%) were concerned about their oldest child’s emotional or mental well-being during the previous month when asked in July 2021, including 31% who were moderately concerned and 12% who were extremely concerned.

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2021 APDU Candidate Statements

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Candidate for Secretary: Beth Jarosz, Senior Research Associate, Population Reference Bureau Bio At PRB I work on a wide range of U.S. demographic topics, with a focus on subnational analysis. Prior to joining PRB, I served as Senior Demographer at the San Diego Association of Governments and later taught sociology at Pensacola State College. My […]

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2021 APDU Data Viz Award Winners

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APDU is pleased to announce the winners of this years Data Viz Awards. APDU gives annual awards to creative and meaningful graphic designs that use publicly available data (for example, data from the Census Bureau or Bureau of Labor Statistics) to convey a compelling point or story.

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