Resource Library

Re-entry Programs: Three Successful Approaches

In this webinar three Community Action leaders share their successful models for helping returning citizens integrate back into communities. The discussion will highlight integrative models, utilizing community partners and successful approaches as best practices.

White Paper On Strategies Recommended To Reduce Poverty and Enhance Economic Security (3rd Edition Draft)

The Partnership created several Learning Community Groups. The National Trends LCG began by asking: What is the opportunity structure that exists in America? What are the current conditions? What caused the current conditions? What are the trends ?CAAs do community assessments and devise strategies that address community conditions and the causes of those conditions. This White Paper does this on a national basis; it is the first version of a National Assessment.

Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women

This paper published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, discusses he need for prevention, treatment, and recovery programs for women who have opioid use disorders, with a focus on the increase in opioid use among the female population and ways to help manage and respond to the impact of overuse and overdose.

Social and Decision Analytics Laboratory: Bringing the “All” Data Revolution to Communities

This presentation features information from an expert panel on identifying metrics, measuring success and using data to tell your county’s story.

People of Color Will be a Majority of the American Working Class in 2032: What This Means for the Effort to Grow Wages and Reduce inequality

In this report, the author approximates the timing of the working class’s transition to majority-minority based on historical trends in educational attainment and long-term labor force projections by race, ethnicity, gender, and age cohort. I also discuss important economic, social, and political implications of the demographic makeup of this new working class.

Poverty and Child Health in the United States

With an awareness and understanding of the effects of poverty on children, pediatricians and other pediatric health practitioners in a family-centered medical home can assess the financial stability of families, link families to resources, and coordinate care with community partners. Further research, advocacy, and continuing education will improve the ability of pediatricians to address the social determinants of health when caring for children who live in poverty. Accompanying this policy statement is a technical report that describes current knowledge on child poverty and the mechanisms by which poverty influences the health and well-being of children.

Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach

This 2014 report, created by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, highlights data from its Kids Count initiative to provide a national picture of the state of US children who are living in poverty.

Race and Economic Opportunity in the United States: An Intergenerational Perspective

This new study from the Equality of Opportunity Project takes an intergenerational perspective on racial disparities, focusing on dynamics of income across generations Census data linking parents and children covering nearly the entire U.S. population from 1989-2015.

White Paper On Strategies Recommended To Reduce Poverty and Enhance Economic Security (3rd Edition Draft)

This paper explores possible answers to the question “ Where do we go from here?”

Policy Statement on Meeting the Needs of Families with Young Children Experiencing and At Risk of Homelessness

The recommendations in this policy statement focus on better meeting the needs of these highly vulnerable families through stronger partnerships between early care, learning, health, and development settings and Continuums of Care (CoCs),1 housing programs, and emergency shelter providers.

Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women

This paper published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, discusses he need for prevention, treatment, and recovery programs for women who have opioid use disorders, with a focus on the increase in opioid use among the female population and ways to help manage and respond to the impact of overuse and overdose.

What Works: Strategies to Improve Rural Health

The Roadmaps show what we can do to create healthier places to live, learn, work, and play. The 2016 Rankings include an in-depth examination of the differences in health between rural and urban counties.

CSBG T/TA Resource Center

This website is a resource for the Community Action Network to access an array of information and assistance designed to support efforts in serving low income families and addressing the causes of poverty in local communities.

Poverty Trends: Connecting National Trends with Local Data

This Poverty Trends webinar will offer in-depth information on the state of poverty in America and will provide participating agencies with resources on how to analyze their community data on the poverty level and provide tools for anti-poverty advocacy on the local and state level.

Poverty Trends: The Changing Structure of the US Economy and How It Shapes Your Local One

Watch this webinar to explore the causes of the poverty condition: “working poor”

 

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