How do I cite BroadStreet?

Thank you so much for citing BroadStreet as a resource!  

How do I describe BroadStreet?

Our mission is to empower community change-makers with data. We believe that resources should be spent on exploring and improving community health, not on making reports.

That's why we have built public good tools for community change makers. We have tools for conducting community need assessments, writing reports, and exploring maps of your community.

How do I get permission to use graphics and data?

Simply ask! Our goal is to make creating reports as easy and as collaborative as possible. If you are creating the report for yourself or for your education, definitely go ahead and use it - no need to ask. If you have been hired (e.g. consulting) and are promoting BroadStreet data visualizations as one of your products, simply ask and we will say yes. 

Do I need to cite BroadStreet? 

Yes, please! When using maps, data images, downloaded data, or shared images, please attribute BroadStreet as well as the original source, when applicable. Thank you so much for taking the time to do that.

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How to Cite BroadStreet (APA Format)

BroadStreet. (2019, Mar 5). Retrieved from

Note: We update the website monthly (on the fifth i.e. Jan 5, Feb 5), so feel free to put the most recent month and year in the citation.

How to Cite a Blog Post or Story with Author (APA Format)

Author Last Name, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title [Type of blog post]. Retrieved from URL.


Waner, A. (2017, Dec 27). We Are Here: Amanda Toole on Legal Aid and the Effects of Eviction [Web log post]. Retrieved May 4, 2018, from

Note: Sometimes a blog post is "shared by" someone and the true author's name is listed in the first paragraph.

How do I find the original data source?

To find the original data source please reference the article, "How do I know the source of the data? which can be found in the Data Dictionary section. I am sure they will appreciate the attribution.

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