Kids Count

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inequality listing

In Washington, D.C., a program called DC Action for Children developed an interactive map for exploring the distribution of resources and the outcomes for children's well-being across the city. These efforts, while more targeted in their goals, provide examples of diverse approaches available to cities as they plan to collect data and report on indicators of social equity. The indicators include neighborhood demographics, employment, poverty, healthcare access, school quality, crime, public assistance, housing, as well as access to neighborhood staples such as parks, community centers, libraries, or grocery stores.


U.S. Census Bureau,2011-2015 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimate, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, 2017, DC Public Libraries 2016, DC Department of Parks and Recreation, DC Open Data, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Washington Metro Area Transportation Authority (WMATA), 2007, DC Metropolitan Police Department, DC Department of Human Services, 2014