A modern approach to data collection, powered by geographic information system technology, helped Los Angeles County better track its homeless population.
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One very impactful way to improve public service delivery is to create tools to help operational staff do their jobs more effectively or efficiently.
San Bernardino County’s Department of Public Health used GIS technology to adapt to new challenges and better serve the community.
When the city of Reno launched initiatives to expand its economy and offset pandemic-related tourism declines, it relied on new technology: geographic information systems (GIS). Here’s what GIS do — and what lessons Reno has to share.
The city of Modesto, California used mobile apps powered by geospatial technology to identify homeless populations and improve outreach and services.
Check out these noteworthy dashboards, stories and resources that are playing a pivotal role right now in improving response to the homelessness crisis.
State and local governments are examining blockchain’s potential for accurate, secure recordkeeping due to its resistance to data modification.
MyPass Austin is a blockchain-enabled platform that facilitates resident access to vital social and health services by digitizing their identification and other key records.
The role of geographic information systems (GIS) is obvious in many community emergencies, like wildfires, hurricanes or flooding. Borrowing from transferable workflows and decision support tools, state and local governments are applying these best practices to battle social inequities such as blight, opioid addiction and homelessness. These similarities do require a shift in organizational andRead… Read more »
How can communities come together and address the growing crises of homelessness? Technology and GIS may be helpful ways to start.