With close to 20 participating food systems coalitions and policy councils, the growing Colorado Food Policy Network turned to Community Commons to help support their efforts to collect, visualize, and analyze state, regional, and local data. Read more
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Metropolitan Statistical Areas, or MSA’s, is a term often used when describing data geography. MSA’s are defined as: Geographic entities delineated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for use by Federal statistical agencies in collecting, tabulating, and publishing Federal statistics. A MSA contains a core urban area of 50,000 or more population. Each … Read more
Today’s the day we elect the next President of the United States. Over the past year campaigns have filled our airwaves, Facebook feeds, and have even infiltrated our favorite podcasts. We’ve watched the polls, heard the debates, fact checked the fact checkers, and tried to avoid political conversations at the dinner table. Candidates at both … Read more
Last week, the CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity released its first ever state indicator report on obesity prevention efforts in Early Care and Education (ECE) settings. Read more
What is a medically underserved area (MUA)? What about a medically underserved population? How do they differ from a health professional shortage area (HPSA)? Read more
Young people – including eighteen to 24-year-olds — make up one of the fastest growing homeless populations in the country. In many big cities like New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco where housing is at a premium, finding affordable housing is especially hard. Read more
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