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What Can the Data Really Tell us About the Number of Young Children Experiencing Homelessness in Illinois?

Access to accurate data on the number of young children and families experiencing homelessness in Illinois is a critical first step in crafting effective policies to address the problem.
New Data Visualizations and Maps at IECAM

New Data Visualizations and Maps at IECAM

Explore new data visualizations and maps created by the IECAM team to help you understand the early childhood landscape in Illinois.
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Special Feature: Early Care and Education Services Map for Illinois

This map shows early care and education services sites for the state of Illinois based on the most recent data available.
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Come explore your data with us!

Ready for some fun? Here are ideas for how to get creative with your data in order to make the most impact in your community.
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Two Quick Steps to Getting Community Needs Data

A two-step guide to finding the data you need to understand the early childhood landscape in your community.
Poverty-Related Data and Resources on IECAM

Poverty-Related Data and Resources on IECAM

Research has consistently shown that poverty has a significant and lasting impact on a child’s development. Here's a list of data and resources found on IECAM related to early childhood and poverty.