Westat Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Expertise Paired to Tribal Needs
Preserving connections to land, Tribe, and families. That’s the goal of implementing geographic information systems (GIS) to tribal needs. Westat researchers are sharing their expertise on this issue at the Fall Meeting of The American Geophysical Union (AGU) conference, held from December 10-14, 2018, in Washington, DC.
GIS capabilities provide new ways for child welfare agencies to understand child welfare placements and maintain cultural connections with all of their members. Westat staff (names in bold below) are presenting how this is done:
Kathryn Kulbicki, Karla Eisen, and Jhon Goes In Center. (Presentation). Using GIS to Maintain Connections to Land for Tribal Children.