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Reducing Bias in Algorithms: Spotlight on Pennsylvania


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This blog highlights how the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is addressing algorithm bias as part of a larger strategy to improve equity across all of the agency’s programs and activities, which were recently detailed in the state’s comprehensive Racial Equity Report.

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Advancing Racial Equity

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Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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