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Measuring Hard to Count Populations

by Dom Korzecke It shouldn’t be surprising that the Census Bureau does not perform with 100 percent accuracy when carrying out its official Census every 10 years. Some people are difficult to reach, and others may decide not to fill out the form. If the number of people who do not fill out the form […]

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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families in Michigan February 1, 2018

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a federally funded block grant.  States operate a variety of programs utilizing this funding, but they must fall under one of the four purposes of TANF: Provide assistance to needy families so that children can be cared for in their own homes Reduce the dependency of needy parents […]

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Redistricting and the Census January 18, 2018

This is the seventh blog post in an in-depth series exploring the history and future of the US Census. Explore our first post introducing readers to the history of the census and its importance. If you’re interested in other subjects related to Census 2020, check out the list of all our blog posts about it at the […]

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InnovateGov Intern Spotlight –Where are they now? January 10, 2018

In Summer of 2016, Data Driven Detroit (D3) entered a partnership with Michigan State University’s InnovateGov internship program. Through this program, MSU students get the opportunity for an immersive experience working at an organization in the city of Detroit. During the internship, they live on Wayne State University’s campus in the heart of Midtown Detroit. […]

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Data Security and the Census December 12, 2017

This is the sixth blog post in an in-depth series exploring the history and future of the US Census. Explore our first post introducing readers to the history of the census and its importance. If you’re interested in other subjects related to Census 2020, check out the list of all our blog posts about it at the […]

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