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Study which explains how higher education for formerly incarcerated women facilitates family and community transformation. Using the two-generation lens, it reflects the way women and men in communities affected by incarceration actually experience family relationships. Susan Sturm, Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia and Vivian Nixon, College and Community Fellowship. September 2015.
A tool including data, survey and case studies to identify and better understand the adverse childhood experience (ACE). Agencies can utilize the ACE toolbox to effectively catalyze individual, community and social change for two-generations, together. The National Crittenton Foundation, Kaiser Permanente and the Center for Disease Control, October 2015.
Report on recommendations on family engagement from early childhood stakeholders in Los Angeles County. Families in Schools, October 2015.
Authored by Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD, and Amy Shriver, MD, this white paper highlights how promoting early literacy with families in primary-care clinics can help address school readiness, conduct developmental surveillance, build parental capacities, and help buffer toxic stress in families. What is most important about the model (Reach Out and Read) is that it is inexpensive, scalable, and evidence-based. Early literacy and family well-being through Reach Out and Read. This report, written with a powerful mix of storytelling, scientific evidence, and data, highlights the types of interventions that can make a real difference for 21st century families. October 2015.
This brief makes the case for the two-generation approach and developing programs in Austin. United Way of Greater Austin, February 2015.
This case study was developed to share the application of human-centered design to a complicated social issue and to report the outcomes and learnings from this work. Reliable childcare and transportation issues were two significant challenges addressed to meeting the needs of women enrolled in a female-oriented career program in advanced manufacturing. United Way of Greater Cincinnati, June 2015.