Announcing the Fall Data Challenge: Help Solve Homelessness
September 30, 2019
The Fall Data Challenge is back!
This year, teams of two to five students will dive deep into datasets available from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and identify areas to reduce and resolve the homelessness crisis. This challenge focuses on the three cities with the highest populations of people experiencing homelessness in the U.S. in 2018.
- Los Angeles
- New York City
Ready to put your statistical and data visualization skills to the test?
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