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Our Children Are Watching: What Are We Teaching Them?

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What will it take to end racism, bigotry and ethnic hatred in America? Patrick McCarthy, Casey Foundation president & CEO, offers strategies to help children and youth embrace a more equitable and inclusive society.

Posted August 18, 2017

Because It Counts: Tools for Ensuring an Accurate 2020 Census

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As the 2020 U.S. census approaches, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights has produced a series of fact sheets and data tables to encourage an accurate record of people most often missed by the decennial count.

Posted August 12, 2017

What Is Implementation Science?

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Implementation science strives to understand the critical factors and conditions that ensure effective practices are successfully carried out and sustained in typical service settings.

Posted August 12, 2017

Supporting Workers in the New Gig Economy

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More workers are being scheduled and paid on an as-needed basis instead of having steady hours and earnings — an arrangement often referred to as gig work. During a recent webinar, experts explored this changing landscape and shared strategies to support job seekers and employers.

Posted July 30, 2017

Another Look at Child Poverty: The Supplemental Poverty Measure

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In the United States, 17% of children — 12.5 million kids total — are living in poverty, according to the Supplemental Poverty Measure. This statistic varies widely by state, with the rate of child poverty reported as three times higher in California (24%) versus Minnesota (8%).

Posted July 27, 2017

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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.