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Strengthening Support for Young Parents and Their Children: A Focus on Low-Income Rural and Suburban American Families

This report brings together several strands of emerging knowledge about today’s young parents and their children in rural and suburban poor areas. It examines current data about young parent families and the context of rural and suburban poverty, new information about child and young adult development, and new approaches for helping young parents. Promising work in several different rural and suburban communities, discovered through a national scan, illustrates creative approaches to serving these families that may inspire further innovation in other parts of the country.

Planning and Implementation of the Rural IMPACT Demonstration Brief

This report summarizes findings from an ASPE study of the first year of the White House Rural Council/HHS Rural IMPACT demonstration, which aims to reduce poverty through coordinated services for both children and parents.

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 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program helps communities identify and implement solutions that make it easier for people to be healthy in their neighborhoods, schools, and workplaces. Ranking the health of nearly every county in the nation, the County Health Rankings illustrate what we know when it comes to what is keeping people healthy or making people sick. 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.

TWO GENERATIONS. ONE FUTURE. Two-Gen Messaging Guide and Tips Sheet

This messaging guide, created by Aspen ASCEND, provides useful tools and strategies to effectively communicate about the importance of two-gen work.

Achieving Rural Health Equity and Well-Being: Proceedings of a Workshop

This Proceedings of a Workshop synthesizes the discussions held at the workshop, highlights the speakers’ perspectives on rural health equity and well-being, and provides an overview of showcased initiatives and approaches to meeting the particular challenges and opportunities in improving health in rural communities.

Financial Capability Integration in Rural Communities

This brief shares lessons learned about integrating financial capability services into existing programs at four organizations serving rural communities.

LIFT: Listening and Responding to Community Feedback Presentation

LIFT: Listening and Responding to Community Feedback Presentation

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.

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.

Exploration of Integrated Approaches to Supporting Child Development and Improving Family Economic Security

The Exploration of Integrated Approaches to Supporting Child Development and Improving Family Economic Security project investigated the design and evaluability of approaches to alleviating poverty that address the needs of low-income parents and children.

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.

Putting Research into Practice: Two-Generation Approaches

ICF has synthesized research and resources below from the field on two-generation approaches, organized into five categories: Intergenerational Poverty Data, Two-Generation Program Need, Program Implementation/Promising Practices, Two-Generation Program Types, and State Policy Information.

Uplifting the Family: A Two Generation Approach Practice Brief

This Practice Brief provides agencies with case studies from CAP Tulsa (an urban agency) and Garrett County Community Action Committee (a rural agency) to help CAAs conceptualize how to think about implementation within their own agencies.

Anti-Poverty Practice Series: Rural IMPACT Case Study

This Anti-Poverty Case Study highlights the major lessons learned from the work of the White House Rural Council’s Rural IMPACT Demonstration Project.

 

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