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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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Casey in Seattle

Creating Successful Futures for Children and Families

…efforts to improve conditions for families and children living in tough neighborhoods. 

January 1, 2007

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New Federal Standard to Measure Poverty in America

…for low-income families, leaving out such key expenses as transportation to work, child care, and state ... , the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit, which many low-income families rely on to stay afloat ... ;s vulnerable families and children. Most notably, its KIDS COUNT project uses high-quality data to measure ... the educational, social, economic and physical well-being of children in each state. A network of state-level

July 7, 2008

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Providing the Missing Link

A Model for a Neighborhood-Focused Employment Program

This report presents a model for implementing a neighborhood-focused workforce development strategy. 

March 2, 2002

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Building from the Ground Up

An Innovative Approach to Community Development in Baltimore’s Oliver Neighborhood

Introducing Oliver. It’s a Baltimore neighborhood that’s seen better days. It’s also the inspiring story of resident engagement, innovative fundraising and a community that’s transforming hundreds of homes in an effort to change its next chapter.

November 10, 2015

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Making Fathers Count

Assessing the Progress of Responsible Fatherhood Efforts

…Fathers matter when it comes to the success of their children and the economy of the United States ... When children grow up without caring and committed fathers in their lives, they are more likely ... Children raised without fathers at home are more likely to perform poorly in school; develop ... ; and experience violence as children.

February 20, 2002

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Advice to a New Child Services Leader

…The Honorable James W. Payne has helped children for 25 years, first as a juvenile court judge ... , then as director of a state child welfare agenecy. He has collected a wealth of "lessons learned" that he passes ... with suggestions and tips for making your tenure as a child services leader a success. He addresses concepts ... What to expect entering a new leadership position for a child services organization.

January 1, 2011

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Lifting Millions out of Poverty: The Earned Income Tax Credit

…EITC lifted 6.6 million Americans, half of them children, out of poverty in 2012, making ... expenses, especially child care and books and supplies for her schooling. While the benefits to working ... and resources about the EITC and related subjects, including the child tax credit, another important benefit

December 27, 2013

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Consider the Alternatives

planning and implementing detention alternatives

…, what to do with youth facing adult trials, and how to handle juveniles who test (and retest) the system

May 1, 1999

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