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Policies Threaten Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families

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A mother with child. It is important for children to remain connected to their parents.

Many of the nation's 18 million children who are in immigrant families were being threatened with separation from their parents, denial of access to basic services and dangerously rising levels of stress resulting from fears that any knock at the front door could result in a horrible, life-changing experience.

Posted May 18, 2018

Advancing Two-Generation Approaches


Cover image of report on advancing two-generation approaches.

This report focuses on the benefits and challenges of building an integrated data system to support two-generation programming. It outlines field-tested strategies for tracking and sharing data on children and parents, with an end goal of enabling organizations to gain a fuller, sharper picture of the families they serve.

Posted May 14, 2018

May 15 Webinar: Preparing Young People for Workplace Success


Young people develop skills to succeed at work.

Join the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Child Trends for a May 15 webinar that explores how Generation Work and Positive Youth Development strategies are giving organizations a new way to help young people achieve workplace success.

Posted May 10, 2018

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Big Ideas for Job Creation

How best to address the nation's unemployment rate? Thirteen of the country's most innovative thinkers offer big ideas worthy of consideration and potential investment.

Improving Access to Public Benefits

Not all families are able to gain access to the benefits for which they are eligible. What can funders, communities and the government do to connect low-income families to these supports.