Fact Sheet Five Steps States Can Take to Advance Child Well-Being through Open Data
Kathryn L.S. Pettit, Rob Pitingolo
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Many state governments have embraced the open data movement by using data portals to promote government transparency and increase data access. At the same time, child advocacy organizations have proven the value of using government data to make the case for policies and programs to improve the lives of children and families. Even with these advances, there is still great opportunity for child advocacy organizations and state governments to leverage open data. This fact sheet outlines five actionable steps that state governments can take to accelerate the use of data for improving child and family well-being.

Research Areas Families Children and youth
Tags Family and household data Child support Children's health and development Child welfare
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center