Tagged With "Poverty"

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UC Davis, Poverty Research & Policy Summit, April 22, 2016,

Julie Langston ·
The Center for Poverty Research at UC Davis is one of three federally designated centers whose mission is to facilitate non-partisan academic research on poverty in the U.S., disseminate this research, and train the next generation of poverty scholars. Their research agenda includes four themed areas of focus: labor markets and poverty, children and intergenerational transmission of poverty, the non-traditional safety net, and immigration. UC Davis Poverty Research and Policy Summit- Please...
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Inequality in Children's Brain Development

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Re: Inequality in Children's Brain Development

Tenaya Woods ·
Is there registration ?
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Re: Inequality in Children's Brain Development

Tracy Fauver ·
Good Question Tenaya. Not according to the information that's been shared with us, but here's a link to the site: https://poverty.ucdavis.edu/ev...rce=bundle_and_blast
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Incarceration and Childhood Disadvantage

Bonnie Berman ·
Read this article by Siobhan Montgomery O'Keefe, with the center for Poverty Research at UC Davis. Incarceration in the United States has a serious impact on families and on children. Incarcerated adults have children at nearly the same rates as the non-incarcerated population, and children living in families with an incarcerated parent are more likely to experience certain hardships. https://poverty.ucdavis.edu/po st/incarceration-and-childhood -disadvantage?ut...
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Bonnie Berman ·
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eriksson_incarceration.pdf

Bonnie Berman ·
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Seeking Input on Services for Low-Income Residents

Bonnie Berman ·
The Community Services Action Board is seeking input on how to better address the needs of low-income individuals and families that reside in Yolo County. The feedback will be used to set service priorities for the 2020-21 Community Services Block Grant funding cycle. Examples of currently funded services in Yolo County include emergency food and shelter, as well as homeless prevention and housing related services. The survey will close on March 29th. To participate in the survey, visit: ·...
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Childhood Poverty Series from KQED News

Lori Turk ·
Dear Kidsdata Community, A new series from National Public Radio affiliate, KQED News, examines the role of public policy in addressing poverty among California’s children and their families. Kidsdata, in partnership with the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), took a new look at poverty data and provided them for several articles. The articles delve into poverty among infants under three years old and focus on Merced County, an area of particular concern but also great potential. In...
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RESOURCE: Teaching Tolerance from Southern Poverty Law Center

Bonnie Berman ·
Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. These resources include classroom lessons, webinars, grants, podcasts, policy guides and much more. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants. The program...
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RESOURCE FOR PARENTS: Resilience Booster: Parent Tip Tool

Bonnie Berman ·
Developed by American Psychological Association's Children, Youth, and Families Office and its Office on Socioeconomic Status, this site provides parents and caregivers with tips on how to boost children’s resilience in the face of adverse experiences. This site is organized around the various places where children spend their time—home, school, child-care settings, neighborhoods and communities—and outlines how each environment can help build resilience among children living in poverty.
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Child poverty declines even as disparities persist among the nation’s youngest children

Bonnie Berman ·
Article by Katherine Paschall and Jessical Dym Bartlett in the publication ChildTrends. September 12. 2019 The most recent Census data show a small decrease in the poverty rate among the overall U.S. population, from 12.3 percent in 2017 to 11.8 percent in 2018. Poverty rates were highest among infants and toddlers (birth through age 2), Black and Hispanic young children, and young children living in single parent-headed households—particularly female-headed households—relative to children...
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Reports on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in 2018

Bonnie Berman ·
In 2018, babies continued to be the age group most at risk for poverty, and the uninsured rate for children under 19 increased from 5.0% to 5.5%. Last week, the United States Census Bureau released two reports related to child well-being in the United States: Income and Poverty in the United States: 2018 https://www.census.gov/ library/publications/2019/ demo/p60-266.html Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018 https://www.census.gov/ library/publications/2019/ demo/p60-267.html
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REPORT: Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods

Bonnie Berman ·
Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods, a new KIDS COUNT® data snapshot was released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Using the latest data available from the U.S. Census Bureau, the snapshot examines where concentrated poverty has worsened across the country, despite a long period of national economic expansion. While California has seen some improvement since the last snapshot was released in 2012, there are still more than 1.1 million children living in...
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RESOURCE: kidsdata.org

Bonnie Berman ·
Kidsdata.org provides a tool for assessing community needs, setting priorities, tracking progress, preparing grant proposals, and making program and policy decisions. Users easily can find and customize more than 500 data measures of child health and well-being, sorted by topic, region, or demographic group. Data are available for every county, city, school district, and legislative district in California, and many measures include national comparisons. Kidsdata.org has compiled a...
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Webinar: Poverty and Opportunity in California on 10/15

Bonnie Berman ·
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 12:05 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT Despite strong economic growth, California continues to experience high rates of poverty. Backed by strong fiscal reserves, state policymakers have taken several steps to assist struggling families, but the goal of reducing poverty remains elusive. In this conversation, PPIC will share the latest data from the California Poverty Measure, and a panel of experts will discuss the implications for decision makers, stakeholders, and families...
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