Helping Grandparents Raise Grandchildren Who Succeed

The building blocks of the American family are changing. Currently, millions of grandparents across the country are raising their grandchildren — and this demographic is growing. The Association of Small Foundations has created a data-packed guide aimed at inspiring organizations to dig deeper and do more to aid these vulnerable families.

April 1, 2008

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Urban Indian America

The Status of American Indian & Alaska Native Children & Families Today

This report by the National Urban Indian Family Coalition discusses the status of American Indian and Alaskan Native families today.

January 1, 2008

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Moving Families Toward Self-Sufficiency: Effective Case Management Strategies

A Making Connections Peer Technical Assistance Match Between Louisville, Kentucky and Chicago, Illinois

This report summarizes an informational meeting between a Foundation-funded Making Connections grantee—Louisville, Kentucky—with peers from Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of the technical assistance match was to learn about Chicago’s HOPE VI housing revitalization efforts, with an emphasis on case management approaches for families affected by housing revitalization.  

December 1, 2007

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Audience Group


Nearly 24 million children have parents without full-time jobs, and many others earn too little to help their families flourish. We invest in finding ways to connect parents to economic opportunity so that the family can thrive.

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Community Benefits Agreements:

The Power, Practice, and Promise of a Responsible Redevelopment Tool

The Casey Foundation convened experts on both sides of the redevelopment issue to discuss establishing community benefit agreements as a tool for helping low-income neighborhoods become a partner with business in the redevelopment process.

January 1, 2007

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A Snapshot of Children Living on Mexico’s Northern Border

Border Kids Count

This report — part of the KIDS COUNT Snapshot series — takes a quick look at what life is like for the 2 million children living in Mexico’s northern border region. It shares statistics on child well-being measures in a range of areas, including migration and safety, living conditions, family economic well-being, education, health and more. The goal? Jumpstart data-driven discussions and informed decision making to promote well-being within these unique communities. 

July 31, 2006

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