Two Generational Strategies to Improve Immigrant Family and Child Outcomes

Summary and Next Steps From the April 2015 Roundtable

Posted December 7, 2015
By the Center for Law and Social Policy
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This paper — the result of a roundtable discussion hosted by the Casey Foundation and the Center for Law and Social Policy — explores policy and practice reforms that can help both parents and kids in immigrant families thrive.  

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Wanted: Action and momentum that will transform institutions, services and the lives of immigrant families

The roundtable participants identified four action steps that aim to improve opportunities for parents and kids in immigrant families. These are: 1) spread a sense of urgency and opportunity; 2) create strategic partnerships; 3) build new mainstream institutions that advance a two-generation approach; and 4) think big and small as well as short- and long-term.