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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The Unsolved Challenge of System Reform

The Condition of the Frontline Human Services Workforce

Children do well when their families do well and families do well when the social support  ... ;structures around them are stable and strong. For the vulnerable children the Casey Foundation is dedicated ... of vulnerable children and families. ... The public lacks confidence that a child welfare worker knows how and when to help families

March 14, 2003

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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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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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Building Support for Innovation Inside Child Welfare Agencies

Tools for Rebuilding Foster Care

…within child welfare organizations. Multiple tools are described and applied within the context of one ... of four child welfare change scenarios. The document includes an overview of systems thinking and lists ... How organization development tools can be effectively used in child welfare. ... The range of organization development tools and how they can be applied in the child welfare system.

August 10, 2001

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