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Archive: November 12, 2014

PHOTO: High-quality, affordable preschool for low-income working families while also providing access to job training is among the recommendations in a new report on reducing child poverty. Photo courtesy of EPA.

BOISE, Idaho - It takes a family approach to lift kids out of poverty. That's the premise of a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation that recommends coordination between programs - public, nonprofit and private - that focus on high-quality early childhood education, as well as job quality, t ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. - To lift children out of poverty, their parents also need a hand. A report released today underlines the importance of supporting children and their parents at the same time, instead of focusing on one group or the other, to help ensure their success. The Annie E. Casey Foundation re ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida often focuses its efforts on helping the state's youngest residents, but a new report indicates helping their parents and caregivers at the same time will return big dividends. The Annie E. Casey Foundation report on creating opportunities for young families outlines a tw ...Read More

PHOTO: Working with parents and children together, rather than separately, may help advance efforts to end the cycle of poverty in Utah and across the nation. That's the finding of a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Photo credit: Utah Department of Human Services.

SALT LAKE CITY - Efforts to end the cycle of poverty in Utah may advance if policymakers focus on a two-generation approach that involves parents and children. That's the conclusion of a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Terry Haven, deputy director with Voices for Utah Children, says ...Read More

PHOTO: Programs and services to help families emerge from poverty work best when they help the whole family, rather than focusing on either children or adults. That's the finding of a new Annie E. Casey Foundation report. Photo credit: Nelosa/iStockphoto.com

Young families have a better chance to break the cycle of poverty when there are better-coordinated efforts to help them succeed as a family unit, according to a new report. The new Annie E. Casey Foundation report stresses the need for a "two-generation approach" to policies aimed at lower-income ...Read More

PHOTO: A dual focus on both kids and their parents is needed to ensure a brighter future for the millions of Texas children living in low-income families, according to new Annie E. Casey Foundation research. Photo credit: Wendy Piersall/Flickr.<br />

AUSTIN, Texas - For the millions of Texas children growing up in low-income families, a new report finds a two-generation approach is needed to give those kids the best shot at succeeding later in life. The KIDS COUNT report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation says strengthening families will take m ...Read More

Photo: A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows more than 20 percent of Wisconsin children are living in poverty, and suggests a two-generation approach that addresses family-supporting jobs for parents and high-quality early education for children is necessary to break the cycle.  Photo credit: Cliffdale Elementary School/Wikimedia commons

MADISON, Wis. - A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows more than 20 percent of Wisconsin children are living in poverty, and suggests a two-generation approach is necessary to help parents and children thrive. Ken Taylor, executive director of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Fam ...Read More

PHOTO: Who will make financial decisions for you if you're unable to make them yourself? A new campaign kicks off statewide today, educating Iowans about a new Uniform of Power of Attorney Act to help prevent financial exploitation of seniors. Photo credit: Wayne MacPhail/Flickr.

DES MOINES, Iowa - As Iowa's population continues to age, also growing is the number of elders being exploited financially, although new protections are in place aim to reverse that trend. The Iowa Uniform Power of Attorney Act officially took effect this summer and today marks the start of a state ...Read More

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