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Redistricting and the Census

One of the critical applications of the Decennial Census is its use in the redrawing of Congressional districts, known commonly as redistricting. Redistricting determines how many representatives a state gets in the House of Representatives and the Electoral College, depending on whether the state gained or lost population since the last census.  State and local […]

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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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InnovateGov Intern Spotlight –Where are they now? December 5, 2017

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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How Does the Census Use Local Administrative Data? November 21, 2017

This is the fifth 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 or the first post introducing the census budget. If you’re interested in other subjects related to Census 2020, check out the list of all […]

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