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Kidsdata.org

Project ID: 560
CIC Member?:
Yes
Active Project?:
Yes
Year Project Began:
2003
Year of Latest Report:
2013
Last Update: 03/01/14
Project LocationCalifornia
State/ProvinceCalifornia
CountryUnited States
Lead OrganizationLucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
Type of OrganizationFoundation - Community

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Geographic Scope (The level of geography at which the indicator data is collected):
County, Multi-County, Sub-State Region, State/Province, National, Other

Issue Areas:
Children/Youth/Families, Economy, Education, Employment, Environment, Equity, Health, Housing, Other, Population, Poverty, Public Safety, Social

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Project Description

Kidsdata.org, a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, is a public service that promotes the health and well being of children by making trustworthy data easily accessible to policymakers, service providers, educators, and others who influence kids’ lives. Data are available for every county, city, school district, and legislative district in California. The site allows users to track issues over time and make comparisons within and among regions. The 400+ indicators are compiled from more than 35 well-established public sources. The site’s user-friendly displays make it easy to use the data in reports, presentations, grant proposals, program and policy decisions, advocacy work, and other efforts. Kidsdata.org also summarizes the significance of each topic, offers policy implications, and assembles links to key websites and research.

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Community Indicators – Performance Measures Integration

Does this project have Community Indicators?: Yes
Kidsdata.org is a comprehensive website that presents over 400 indicators on the health and well being of children in California. Some of the topics include: Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Use, Asthma, Bullying & Harassment, Child Abuse & Neglect, Child Care, Demographics, Emotional Health, Environmental Health, Foster Care, Gang Involvement, Health Care, Immigrants, Infant Mortality, Poverty, Reading & Math Proficiency, School Safety, Special Health Care Needs, Teen Sexual Health, and Weight & Fitness.

Does this project have Performance Measures?: No

Has this project integrated Community Indicators and Performance Measures?: No

Contact Information

Regan Foust
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
400 Hamilton Ave. Suite 340
Palo Alto, California 94301
United States

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