This Migration Policy Institute report examines the educational experiences and outcomes of first- and second-generation immigrant youth ages 16 to 26 across California’s educational institutions, encompassing secondary schools, adult education, and post-secondary education.
The Migration Policy Institute report identifies the unique needs of newcomer parents across the range of expectations for parent skill, engagement, and leadership sought by ECEC programs, and strategies undertaken to address these needs. The study is based on field research in six states, expert interviews, a literature review, and a socio-demographic analysis.
Commissioned by the Asian Pacific Islander Council (API Council) and prepared by Davis Y. Ja and Associates, this study marks a preliminary assessment of the structural indicators of health and wellness of Asian Pacific Islander populations in the San Francisco.
The Foundation Center announced the release of a landmark report on foundation support for organizations and programs working to prevent—and address the consequences of— domestic violence in California. Enabled through a grant from Blue Shield of California Foundation, and using data from the Foundation Center’s research database, Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California is the first-ever examination of philanthropy’s contribution to the field of domestic violence. The report provides a landscape analysis to inform community organizations, funders, government agencies,...
A special supplement sponsored by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) for the Stanford Social Innovation Review Spring 2014 edition. It was created to capture the latest thinking about how nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, public funders, and social entrepreneurs can increase the impact of successful solutions to urgent social challenges. In the following pages, leaders from across the social sector offer their perspectives on “scaling what works” — what it means, what it takes to do it right, and what needs to happen to ensure that proven and promising solutions find their way...
This Member-Initiated Briefing emerging field of Children’s Savings Accounts, long-term savings accounts set up for children as early as birth, to help families pay for the cost of post-secondary education.
This article was published by the National Immigration Law Center in October 2013 and outlines suggested practical options the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can exercise in ensuring that its detention and deportation system benefit immigrant families.