This issue of Casey Connects highlights why immigrants are so important to America’s economy and how the Foundation is working to boost community engagement among these families. Smaller stories spotlight a roundup of Casey-recommended resources, the expanding influence of National Family Week, and the ramifications of pending legislation on private foundations and their grant recipients.      

September 23, 2003

Casey Connects

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    How immigrants impact America’s economy.

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    Casey’s 3-pronged approach to supporting immigrant families.

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    4 real-world efforts to boost community engagement among immigrants.

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    How the Foundation has helped grow National Family Week.

Key Takeaway

For immigrant parents and caregivers, the right connections can mean the difference between barely surviving and thriving

Casey has a 3-pronged approach for helping immigrant families. It involves: 1) bolstering access to services in a family’s native tongue; 2) expanding opportunities for learning the English language; and 3) offering support on issues related to legal status.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations