Dreama Gentry: Empowering Rural Communities through Education

A recent evaluation of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Children and Family Fellowship included case studies of individual Fellows who are working to transform the way organizations work on behalf of kids and families. Fellow Dreama Gentry is training her focus on kindergarten readiness in rural communities.

July 10, 2020

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Responding to COVID-19 Through Relationships and Cultural Understanding

The COVID-19 crisis has disproportionately affected Native Americans. By leveraging its relationships and understanding of tribal culture, the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health is doing its part by providing food, water, personal protective equipment and other essential home health items, as well as COVID-19 testing and contact tracing efforts.

June 17, 2020

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Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods

This snapshot shares the latest data — for the nation and each state — on children growing up in high-poverty areas. It also singles out two important factors, geographic location and race and ethnicity, that shape a child’s risk of living in concentrated poverty. Click here to learn more about children living in concentrated poverty.

September 24, 2019

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