Considering Culture

Building the Best Evidence-Based Practices for Children of Color

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

April 26, 2017


This case study examines the role of culture in informing and enhancing efforts to level life’s playing field for children of color. Readers will learn how organizations are applying evidence-based practices in culturally relevant ways and how local programs are adopting nontraditional approaches to successfully serve communities of color. 

Considering Culture is the fourth installment in a five-part Race for Results case study series. 


Table of Contents

Key Takeaway

When it comes to serving communities, one size does not fit all

Evidence-based programs that work well in predominantly white communities can fail to deliver the same results for communities of color. One potential factor at play? Culture. Understanding a community’s unique ethnic culture and incorporating this knowledge into an evidence-based program can support both the program’s uptake and its long-term success.

Findings & Stats

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