Building Neighborhood Capacity for Strong Families and Safe Children

A Making Connections Peer Technical Assistance Match Between Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Louisville, Kentucky

child welfare, economic support and behavioral health services as part of its Making Connections effort ... How to help child welfare and other agencies shift their service delivery to the community level. ... Child Welfare Services Served as the Cornerstone for the Development of the Neighborhood Centers ... Involving residents and community leaders helps make child welfare and other social services more

May 1, 2005

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Weathering the Recession

The Financial Crisis and Family Wealth Changes in Low-Income Neighborhoods

…Homeownership is associated with better results for children of homeowners — higher education

January 1, 2012

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Unlocking the Gate

What We Know About Improving Developmental Education

This report, powered by 40 years of research and writings on developmental education, opens with a sobering look at the struggles community colleges face in advancing remedial-level students into successful college careers. Readers will learn about four current strategies for reforming the field of developmental education as well as innovative next steps that hold the promise for more radical change.

June 1, 2011

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Strengthening Rural Families

By the Numbers: Using Data to Drive Action on Behalf of Children and Families

…This component focuses on affordable options for transportation, child care, health care, housing ... longstanding efforts to strengthen rural communities, families and children.

December 30, 2007

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Creating Resident Led Governance Structures

A Making Connections Peer Technical Assistance Match Between Boston, Massachusetts and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

…Settlement. It includes the importance of board elections, resident leadership skills, youth involvement ... , youth involvement and collaborative decision-making are connected to tangible community goals. 

August 11, 2004

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U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions

National and State Trends, and Trends by Race and Ethnicity

This report details the most current teenage pregnancy, birth, and abortion statistics as of January 2010. It concludes with discussion of the methodology and the sources used to obtain the estimates.

January 1, 2010

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Urban Indian America

The Status of American Indian & Alaska Native Children & Families Today

…Off-reservation Native children are involved in 5.7 child abuse and neglect cases per 1,000 ... children per year in comparison to a rate of 4.2 per 1,000 per year for the total U.S. population.

January 1, 2008

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