Children of Immigrants

Economic Well-Being

This data brief is the fourth in a series that profiles children of immigrants. It focuses on immigrant families’ incomes, economic well-being and use of public benefits.

November 1, 2010

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Improving Access to Public Benefits

Helping Eligible Individuals and Families Get the Income Supports They Need

In 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act increased vital resources such as food stamps, unemployment insurance and housing subsidies available to low-income families struggling through the recession. But not all families were able to gain access to and receive the benefits for which they were eligible. This report suggests that there is a need for funders, states, communities and the federal government to create more programs that low-income families can access.

April 1, 2010

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Changing Systems is Like Moving a Mountain

...And Other Insights from Successful Workforce Leaders

This report offers insights and observations from successful leaders who have worked on system change, in answer to the philanthropic community’s need for more discussion and analysis of the traits, talents and tactics that make good leaders, especially in workforce development.

January 1, 2010

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Casey Connects: Winter 2009

Helping Families Succeed

This issue of Casey Connects outlines 4 sets of federal policy approaches aimed at improving the lives of America’s most economically fragile families. Readers will learn what actions the Foundation recommends to help reduce poverty, reform the nation’s child welfare and juvenile justice systems, and improve data on children and families.

December 22, 2009

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Guiding Sustainable Community Change

An Introduction to Coaching

This guide provides an overview to the concept and the practice of coaching for community change endeavors. It explicitly highlights how coaching differs from other community change efforts as well as discusses the ways in which coaching can add value to ongoing community change efforts.

May 1, 2009

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Getting Back on Track

Effects of a Community College Program for Probationary Students

This report examines the findings of an evaluation of two community college programs – Opening Doors and Enhanced Opening Doors – at Chaffey College in Southern California.

April 1, 2009

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Rightsizing Congregate Care

A Powerful First Step in Transforming Child Welfare Systems

This report illustrates how the Annie E. Casey Foundation collaborated with New York City, Louisiana, Maine and Virginia to identify five levers of change, reduce the use of congregate care and improve other performance indicators. The report also includes data on key improvements in each jurisdiction.

January 1, 2009

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