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  1. kidsdata.org says:

    The advocacy group Children Now used kidsdata.org indicators including poverty, population, child welfare, educational status and more to create its 2014 California Children’s Report Card.

  2. kidsdata.org says:

    Here are the latest ways in which people are using kidsdata.org in their work:

    Staff from Senator DeSaulnier’s office reported that kidsdata.org has been a useful tool for legislative work concerning children in California.

    The California Center for Rural Policy at Humboldt State University used child abuse data from kidsdata.org for a report.

    The Central California Area Social Services Consortium recently used kidsdata for a presentation.

    CrossFit Long Beach cited poverty data from kidsdata to raise donations for a food drive.

  3. kidsdata.org says:

    September 2013: In Illinois, public administration graduate students are using kidsdata.org as a model to help the DeKalb County Community Foundation set up its own community indicators site.

  4. kidsdata.org says:

    August 2013: Community Services & Employment Training, Inc., based in Tulare County, regularly uses kidsdata.org for grantwriting.

  5. kidsdata.org says:

    June 2013:

    In Fresno, independent grantwriting consultant Amy Chubb writes: “Kidsdata is one of the best for quality information and I am grateful to those who put it together. Stuff like yours is hard to find.” She has used kidsdata.org to successfully apply for environmental and literacy grants.

    In San Jose, Sophia Quattlebaum, the district representative for California State Assemblymember Paul Fong, 28th District, used child obesity fact sheets and datawheels for an childhood obesity prevention event.

  6. kidsdata.org says:

    May 2013: Community Gatepath in Redwood City, Calif., used data from kidsdata.org to secure a grant to provide care coordination for children with special health care needs and expand support services for families caring for those children.

  7. kidsdata.org says:

    Footsteps Child Care, Inc. has used childhood obesity data from kidsdata.org in a successful grant application for Get Healthy San Mateo County.

  8. kidsdata.org says:

    The Office of San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom is using third grade reading proficiency data from kidsdata.org in a presentation to major local funders in May.

  9. kidsdata.org says:

    Working Partnership USA cited Kidsdata.org in the October 2012 “Life in the Valley Economy” report in the Childhood Obesity indicator section. The full report can be found here: http://www.wpusa.org/Publication/LIVE2012-online.pdf.

  10. kidsdata.org says:

    Kidsdata.org is cited as a source of foster care data in Oliver, S. E. (2012, October). Adapting to the Modern Family: Recognizing the Psychological Parent in California’s Dependency Proceedings. Children’s Law Center of California.
    http://works.bepress.com/sarah_oliver/1/

  11. kidsdata.org says:

    The Wall Street Journal published an article on a report recently commissioned by our foundation. The report is called “California’s Diminishing Resource: Children.” The article can be viewed at http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323706704578227920843309466.html, and for the full report and two minute video, visit http://www.kidsdata.org/childpop

  12. kidsdata.org says:

    New American Media cited kidsdata.org in examining how cutting school sports would negatively affect 5th, 7th and 9th grade children in California.

    http://news.newamericamedia.org/news/view_article.html?article_id=eeeaad23994af4642d6049cb141c17fc

  13. kidsdata.org says:

    Data from kidsdata.org are cited in this Huffington Post article:

    Assigning Homework With One Voice: Why The National PTA Should Adopt National Homework Guidelines
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vicki-abeles/national-homework-guidelines_b_1568899.html

  14. kidsdata.org says:

    California Healthline links to an interactive map from kidsdata.org in a recent article titled, “More California Parents Seeking Exemptions from Vaccinating Children.” http://www.californiahealthline.org/special-reports/2012/california-sees-increase-in-parents-seeking-exemptions-from-vaccination-requirements.aspx

  15. kidsdata.org says:

    The Public Health Institute’s California Adolescent Health Collaborative used kidsdata.org in a recently released issue brief on the health status of rural Latino youth in California. They also released two additional briefs on health care access and educational and economic opportunities for Latino teens in rural counties. http://www.californiateenhealth.org/health-topics/rural-latino-adolescents

  16. kidsdata.org says:

    The California Pan-Ethnic Health Network cites many indicators from kidsdata.org in its web portal with racial/ethnic data: http://www.cpehn.org/race-ethnicity-data.php.

  17. kidsdata.org says:

    San Diego County is holding a data app challenge, for which Kidsdata.org is a main data source. http://sdappschallenge.com/details/data

  18. Kidsdata.org says:

    Data from Kidsdata.org is cited as a reference in the 2011 San Diego County Report Card on Children and Families. Take a look a the report to see how children in San Diego County are faring: http://www.thechildrensinitiative.org/pdfs/report_card/Report_card_Final.pdf

  19. Kidsdata.org says:

    Kids in Common cited data from Kidsdata.org in their Santa Clara County Children’s Report. Check out the report at http://storage.ugal.com/3283/databook2012onlineb.pdf.

  20. Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health says:

    Our foundation funded a series of briefs by the California Adolescent Health Collaborative on Latino adolescents in rural communities. Kidsdata.org is also mentioned in the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s blog as a data source used for the briefs.

    See the blog post, ” A Snapshot of Latino Adolescents in Rural California,”
    on Health Databytes:

    http://www.healthdatabytes.org/a-snapshot-of-latino-adolescents-in-rural-california

  21. kidsdata.org says:

    Our foundation co-sponsored an event on “Freeing the Data.” Andy Krackov, our team member, is quoted in this article.

    http://www.californiahealthline.org/features/2011/freeing-data-may-be-tricky-in-california.aspx

    Also take a look at this blog about the event:

    http://healthaffairs.org/blog/grantwatch/

  22. kidsdata.org says:

    Here’s another way people are using our data:

    Bay Area Expulsion Rates and Attitudes Toward Punishment

    http://www.iwatchnews.org/2011/12/11/7580/across-san-francisco-region-expulsion-rates-and-attitudes-toward-punishment-vary

  23. kidsdata.org says:

    Data from kidsdata.org are cited in this KQED piece:

    Bay Area Kids Get a Little Fatter… Except in San Mateo County
    http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2011/11/21/bay-area-kids-get-a-little-fatter-except-in-san-mateo-county/

  24. kidsdata.org says:

    Data from kidsdata.org are cited in this KALW piece:

    How Storytelling Can Combat Poverty Among Young People
    http://www.kalwnews.org/audio/2011/11/14/how-storytelling-can-combat-poverty-among-young-people_1449402.html

  25. kidsdata.org says:

    Data from kidsdata.org are cited in this Victorville Daily Press piece:

    Single-Father Households On the Rise
    http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/single-30717-households-darius.html

  26. kidsdata.org says:

    Data from kidsdata.org are cited in this New America Media piece:

    Growing Up Poor- Bay Area Kids Tell the Stories Behind the Numbers
    http://newamericamedia.org/2011/09/growing-up-poor-bay-area-kids-tell-the-stories-behind-the-numbers.php

  27. kidsdata.org says:

    Data from kidsdata.org are cited in this Healthline piece:

    Homelessness and Families
    http://www.healthline.com/health-experts/teen-health-411/homelessness-and-families

  28. kidsdata.org says:

    Data from kidsdata.org are cited in this The Bay Citizen article:

    Some Bay Area Counties Have Higher Childhood Asthma Rates Than the State Average
    http://www.baycitizen.org/blogs/quality-of-life/how-many-kids-near-you-have-asthma/

  29. kidsdata.org says:

    The Santa Clara Family Health Plan used data from kidsdata.org to complete their data booklet “At a Glance: Status of Children’s Health in Santa Clara County” http://www.lpfch.org/kidsdata/scfhpreport.pdf

  30. kidsdata.org says:

    Data from kidsdata.org are cited in this Lake County News article:

    Smoking Rates Remain High in Lake County
    http://lakeconews.com/content/view/20686/919/

  31. Big Yellow Star says:

    This multi-screen data exploration tool uses mostly kidsdata.org data:

    http://www.mappinghealth.com/kids-ca

  32. kidsdata says:

    Data from kidsdata.org are cited in this Wall Street Journal article:

    San Francisco County Has Smallest Proportion of Households with Children Compared to Rest of State http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703509104576327570935403758.html

  33. kidsdata.org says:

    The Record, a Stockton newspaper, notes a community initiative that will use kidsdata.org to improve the health and well being of local children. The effort is led by the San Joaquin Community Data Co-op, with support from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.
    http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110421/A_NEWS/104210322/-1/newsmap

  34. kidsdata.org says:

    Kidsdata.org was cited during the Peninsula Partnership Leadership Council’s San Mateo County Children and Youth Summit conference on April 2, 2011. Elected officials Carole Groom and Anne Campbell used data from kidsdata.org, such as third grade reading proficiency (http://www.kidsdata.org/data/topic/related.aspx?cat=25) and student levels of connectedness to school (http://www.kidsdata.org/data/topic/related.aspx?cat=69), to describe the state of children and youth in San Mateo County. These data were used as a stimulus for action and provided the basis for a community assessment and action planning session.

  35. kidsdata.org says:

    Newly released special education data on kidsdata.org sparked a statewide conversation about the rise of autism diagnoses in the past decade. To read more about the issue, see a recent article on the Huffington Post, by Joanna Lin, which features data from kidsdata.org: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/04/autism-rate-triples-among_n_818709.html

  36. Contra Costa County Children and Family Services says:

    “We cite Kidsdata.org on many of the data elements we used to help describe our county in our self-assessment. It is an important resource and saves us a lot of time getting the information from other sources.”

    Patrick Harrington, PhD
    Research/Evaluation Manager
    Contra Costa County
    Children and Family Services

  37. Jordan Handcox says:

    The Santa Clara County Library blog featured kidsdata.org on their website’s resource page http://146.74.224.231/archives/2010/10/statistical_sit.html

  38. LPFCH says:

    Kidsdata.org was noted in a recent article about domestic abuse in Merced County. This article also was picked up by the Sacramento Bee and the Merced Sun-Star.
    View the original story at http://www.modbee.com/2010/10/24/1397642/merced-domestic-abuse-severity.html

  39. Jordan Handcox says:

    Santa Cruz radio station KSCO-AM featured kidsdata.org in a recent morning segment! Check out the audio clip at http://www.lpfch.org/kidsdata/santa%20cruz%20radio%20interview.mp3

  40. Central California Children's Institute, CSU-Fresno says:

    I visit KidsData.org almost on a daily basis to look for socioeconomic, health, safety and education data on children of the 8-county-wide San Joaquin Valley region (from Kern to San Joaquin) for all of our research projects. We are a research and advocacy organization based out of CSU, Fresno and we work with many other partner organizations to provide the research in order to assess the needs of children throughout the Valley and recommend policy change to advocate for the physical, social-emotional health and well-being of children. For more info: http://www.centralcaliforniachildren.org

  41. LPFCH says:

    The Children’s Network of Solano County recently used kidsdata.org in their 2010 Report Card. The report is intended to help the Solano County Board of Supervisors understand and address the needs of the county’s 108,000 children.
    http://www.childnet.org/pdf/childrens_report_card_2010.pdf

  42. kidsdata.org says:

    SJ Mercury Uses Data from Kidsdata.org in Graphic about College Readiness Among Bay Area Students
    (SJ Mercury, 6/25/10)
    http://www.lpfch.org/kidsdata/SJ%20mercury%20college%20readiness%206-25-10.pdf

  43. LPFCH says:

    Depression Data From Kidsdata.org Featured on Health Policy Website, HealthyCal.org. This week’s item focuses on 9th grade girls who report feeling so sad and hopeless every day for two weeks or more that they stopped doing some of their usual activities.
    (HealthyCal.org, 5/3/10, by Weintraub)
    http://www.healthycal.org/

  44. LPFCH says:

    Commentary from LA Newspaper Notes Value of Kidsdata.org
    (LA Beez, 4/9/10, by Sullivan)
    http://www.labeez.org/2010/04/the-most-important-website-in-our-world.php

  45. LPFCH says:

    Dental Health Data from Kidsdata.org Noted. Data from kidsdata.org, a program of our foundation, was noted on the Childhood Matters weekly radio show.
    (Childhood Matters, 2/12/09)
    http://www.childhoodmatters.org/2009.html

  46. LPFCH says:

    Foundation Website Kidsdata.org Noted on Radio Talk Show
    (Childhood Matters, 3/22/09)
    http://www.childhoodmatters.org/communityforum.html

  47. LPFCH says:

    Radio Show Discusses Breastfeeding and Other Healthful, Inexpensive Ways to Feed Infants. Kidsdata.org, a program of the Foundation, is cited.
    (Childhood Matters, 8/2/09, by Renner)
    http://www.childhoodmatters.org/2009.html

  48. LPFCH says:

    Radio Show Discusses Kids’ Dental Health and Ways to Prevent Dental Disease. Kidsdata.org, a program of our foundation, is cited.
    (Childhood Matters, 2/7/10, by Renner)
    http://childhoodmatters.org/2010.html

  49. LPFCH says:

    Article Focuses on Dental Problems Among CA Kids. This article, which cites data from kidsdata.org, was made possible through a partnership between our foundation and New America Media.
    (SF Korea Times, 2/4/10, by Sundharam)
    http://sf.koreatimes.com/article/575352
    Also See: http://www.epochtimes.com/gb/10/2/17/n2821166p.htm
    http://www.asianconnections.com/news.php?news_id=284
    http://newsforchinese.com/local_news_detail.php?idx=1792
    http://singtaousa.com/021010/sf15.php

  50. LPFCH says:

    Lack of Pediatric Specialists in CA Hinders Quality of Care for Kids with Special Needs. This article, which cites data from kidsdata.org, was made possible through a partnership between our foundation and New America Media.
    (Black Voice News, 3/4/10, by Po)
    http://www.blackvoicenews.com/community/more-community-news/44095-ethnic-special-needs-children-face-longer-wait-for-health-care.html
    Also See: http://news.newamericamedia.org/news/view_article.html?article_id=b8e5ca1b84c315fc3c6377a1b853bedd
    http://news.sina.com.hk/cgi-bin/nw/show.cgi/32/1/1/1454170/1.html

  51. Jordan Handcox says:

    Budget Cuts to Insurance Programs Hit Special Needs Children Particularly Hard. This article and video package, which cites data from kidsdata.org, was made possible through a partnership between our foundation and New America Media.
    (San Diego News Network, 3/8/10, by Po and Simas)
    http://www.sdnn.com/sandiego/2010-03-08/politics-city-county-government/california-counseling-service-cuts-hit-special-needs-children-hard
    Also See: http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=4e3cb00cfe99292d928eccfe15d3fda2

  52. LPFCH says:

    Juvenile Arrests Data from Kidsdata.org Featured in San Jose Mercury News
    (SJ Mercury, 4/6/10, by Poitinger)
    http://lpfch.org/kidsdata/SJ%20mercury%20citation%20juvenile%20arrests%204-6-10.pdf

  53. admin says:

    Kidsdata.org will be highlighted in this upcoming book on international child well-being measurement:

    Pecora, P.J. & Harrison-Jackson, M. (in press). The challenge of improving children’s well-being and measuring outcomes: An American perspective. In C. McCauley, & W.E. Rose, W.E. (Eds.) (in press). Child Well-Being: Understanding Children’s Lives. London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

  54. Beaumont Unified School District, Riverside County says:

    I will be attending the Legislative Action Committee for Child Nutrition in Washington, DC later this month and this is good information to give the legislators I will be meeting with to give them a snapshot of our district.

  55. Kidsdata.org says:

    Child abuse data from kidsdata.org was featured in the Jan. 28 edition of the San Jose Mercury News.

  56. First 5 San Luis Obispo says:

    As ACTION for Healthy Communities gets closer to its publishing date, you can bet that we’ll be relying on kidsdata for many of our needs (report by First 5 and SLO Community Foundation). We’ll use kidsdata.org as part of our strategic planning for First 5 too.

  57. Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central California says:

    Will be using data for: grant development and research for strategic planning.

  58. kidsdata.org says:

    The San Jose Mercury News printed a nice photo spread of kids having summer fun, noting data about how kids spend their time, from our 2006 parent poll. Fitting, considering it’s the first week of summer.

    BTW, the parent poll includes all sorts of interesting insights on how parents view their kids – from time spent in front of the computer, to effects of media, to sources of stress. Check out all the indicators at kidsdata.org/parentpoll. Happy Summer!