Advancing Two-Generation Approaches

Funding to Help Families Succeed

This brief shares the funding sources and strategies of six organizations and partnerships pursuing two-generation approaches. It is the first in a series exploring common challenges organizations face when addressing the needs of children and parents at the same time.

March 14, 2017

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Supporting Student Success Through Elev8

A national evaluation of Elev8 shows the program has made important strides since it began in 2008, despite implementation challenges that have arisen over the years. Elev8 aims to ensure all students have the services they need, with a special focus on successful transitions to high school — which research suggests is a critical turning point in a child’s future academic success.

February 6, 2017

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Serving Immigrant Families Through Two-Generation Programs

Identifying Family Needs and Responsive Program Approaches

This report shares key facts about immigrant parents with young children and examines 11 programs that have successfully served immigrant and refugee families using a two-generation approach. Readers will learn about the difficulties these programs face, what they are doing well, and what policymakers and community stakeholders need to know to support this vulnerable — and growing — demographic.

November 19, 2016

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Reentry and Barriers to Employment

Lessons From Casey’s Investments

This report covers the challenging terrains of incarceration, reentry and work. It draws on expert interviews, dozens of resources and two decades of strategic investments by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Readers will learn what employment barriers people commonly face after exiting prison or jail and how to help these individuals pursue — and maintain — family-supporting jobs.    

November 19, 2016

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