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Project Homeless Connect helps more than 800 people

Project Homeless Connect helps more than 800 people

More than 680 homeless adults and 139 children — including 64 families — were assisted with job opportunities, housing, child care, health care and other vital services May 9 at Project Homeless Connect 6. The one-day event at DU’s Ritchie Center helped people overcome barriers to self-sufficiency by offering a full array of community services in one location.


By University of Denver, USA.


Family and children Policy Resource.


Los Angeles on the Leading Edge: Immigrant Integration Indicators and Their Policy Implications

 

Los Angeles on the Leading Edge: Immigrant Integration Indicators and Their Policy Implications

As Los Angeles makes the transition from being a city of immigrants to one dominated by their US-born children, it can serve as a policy laboratory for other cities facing the need to better integrate immigrants into US classrooms, workplaces, and civic life. MPI’s report details the imperative for integration policies that will benefit immigrants and the broader US society alike.


By MPI USA.


Family and children Policy Resource.


George Gund Foundation supports Schubert Center's Child Policy Initiative University.

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George Gund Foundation supports Schubert Center's Child Policy Initiative University.

The George Gund Foundation has awarded a $120,000 grant to the Schubert Center for Child Studies to sustain its Child Policy Initiative (CPI) through 2009. Established three years ago with the foundation's support, CPI has worked to strengthen the connections among research, education, and child policy at Case Western Reserve.


By Case Western University, USA.


Family and children Policy Resource.


Brown University, Women & Infants Join National Children’s Study

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Brown University, Women & Infants Join National Children’s Study

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has awarded Brown University a $14.1 million contract to join the National Children’s Study, a landmark research project aimed at improving children’s health. Brown will partner with Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and others to enroll 1,000 Providence County children in the study and follow them from before birth until age 21 to examine the effects of environmental influences on their health and well-being.


By Brown University ,USA.


Family and children Policy Resource.