Audience Group

Families

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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Adult Literacy Education In Immigrant Communities

Identifying Policy and Program Priorities for Helping Newcomers Learn English

This report recaps discussions from a September 2006 conference on adult literacy education in immigrant communities. It outlines strategies, priorities and collaboration opportunities aimed at helping our nation’s newest members learn English and — in turn — pursue deeper community bonds and brighter economic futures. 

October 11, 2007

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Banking in a Global Market -- Executive Summary

Financial Institution Guide for Offering International Remittance Services

This executive summary accompanies a full report that provides users with a step-by-step approach to establishing a remittance program that is beneficial to both consumers and the financial institutions serving them. The report describes several effective remittance programs, drawing on the experiences of financial institutions throughout the U.S.

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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Undercounted, Underserved

Immigrant and Refugee Families in the Child Welfare System

This report focuses on the needs of immigrant and refugee children in the child welfare system.

January 1, 2006

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Supporting English Language Acquisition

Opportunities for Foundations to Strengthen the Social and Economic Well-Being of Immigrant Families

This briefing paper offers clear recommendations to foundations interested in supporting Limited English Proficient (LEP) immigrants. Readers will gain an overview of the LEP population and the challenges these newcomers face. 

June 1, 2005

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A Chartbook on Latino Adolescent Reproductive Health

A Future With Promise

This publication draws on a wide range of research to present education, immigration and health facts related to the sexual wellness of Latino youth. The goal is simple: Give readers a richer and more nuanced look into these teens’ lives while informing policy and practice to better support their reproductive health needs.

December 24, 2004

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