Pursuing the Equitable Implementation of Effective Programs

Evidence-based programs that improve the lives of residents in white neighborhoods don’t necessarily reap the same results in communities of color. This disconnect drew 21 researchers together in late 2018 to discuss importance of integrating racial and ethnic equity and inclusion into implementation science and practice. The group gave particular attention to the role that a community’s culture, history, values and needs play in a proven program’s success.

February 12, 2019

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The Future of Workforce Development? Samaschool is Thinking Gig

Gig jobs are on the rise. It’s an evolution that Sarah Currid, managing director of Samaschool, knows well. The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton recently spoke with Currid about this work and innovative ways to help low-income workers leverage gig jobs to build a brighter, stronger future for their families.

March 26, 2019

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Education Policy and the Jobs Initiative: Part Three

…with children, employer incentives to support skill-building for low-wage employees, and more.  ... . But the needs of a significant constituency for training and education – working adults with dependent children ... . Adults in school have to juggle the responsibilities of work and children. As a result, they often attend

October 27, 2003

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Grading the Prepaid Card Industry

…futures for children, families and communities. But for children to succeed, we need to strengthen ... position to build brighter futures for their children. Check out the complete CFSI scorecard.

March 31, 2014

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