What Counts: Harnessing Data for America’s Communities

What Counts Book

What works to improve low-income communities? The book, What Counts: Harnessing Data for America’s Communities, a new volume of essays published jointly by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Urban Institute, argues that to answer this question we need to enhance the ways that we collect, use, and share data across institutions and sectors.

HomeKeeper is featured in a chapter titled  The Transformative Power of Shared Data,  written by Annie Donovan and Rick Jacobus of Cometrics. Annie Donovan also spoke at the book launch and webcast event in Washington DC.

“There is tremendous power in data; it enables better decision making and wiser resource allocation. There is good reason that we’re having a national conversation about how the social sector can become more data driven. Much is at stake.”    

–  Annie Donovan and Rick Jacobus, Cometrics

Download or order a free copy of What Counts and share your ideas about a data-driven future at www.whatcountsforamerica.org

What Counts: Harnessing Data for America’s Communities is a joint project of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Urban Institute. Funding for this project was generously provided to the Urban Institute by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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  1. I’m ordering a copy for our Healthy Neighborhoods library at work. Excited to finally understand what you’ve been working on all these years!

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