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FAQs: Department of Homeland Security’s Public Charge Final Rule

August 2019

This brief contains commonly asked questions related to the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) recent issuing of a finalized rule that drastically alters longstanding policy and definition of "public charge," jeopardizing certain immigrants’ ability to become a lawful permanent ...

Webinar

Local Financing Strategies for Early Childhood: Examples from Two Communities

July 2019

During this webinar, representatives from two EC-LINC communities shared how they created funding for local early childhood initiatives and discussed the successful ballot initiative that established the CSCPBC organization and the role it plays as a local funder of ...

Brief

Advancing Healthy Outcomes: Eight Ways to Promote the Health and Well-Being of LGBTQ+ Youth Involved with Child Welfare through FFPSA

August 2019

This brief outlines how child welfare systems can implement these eight strategies to address existing disproportionalities and disparities for LGBTQ+ children, youth, and families, promote optimal well-being, and recognize and affirm the multidimensional identities of youth and families including ...

Report

Building a Culture of Results: A Guide to Emerging Practices in Promise Neighborhoods Summary

January 2016

This guidebook highlights the "culture of results" adopted by Promise Neighborhoods and how the program ensures that effective solutions are launched, tracked, improved, and sustained. 

(72 pp)

Brief

Maintaining and Expanding the Pipeline: Guidance, Strategies, and Reflections on Sustaining a Promise Neighborhood

2017

This brief provides a framework and guiding questions to support Promise Neighborhoods in preparing for sustainability, with the approach that sustainability should be incorporated into overall strategy development.

(32 pp)

Report

Fostering Resident Voice and Influence in Community Change: The Making Connections Experience with Resident Engagement and Leadership.

2016

This report shares information on resident engagement from start-up to phase down and addresses strategies for seeding initial conversations, results-based leadership training, and sustaining resident engagement strategies. 

(36 pp)

Brief

Service Coordination to Achieve Results in Promise Neighborhoods.

January 2010

This brief provides information on service coordination and capacity building for Promise Neighborhoods based on previous place-based initiatives.

Webinar

Reaching Isolated Families and Communities

July 2019

Dr. Rosemarie Allen helped participants understand possible reasons why certain families and communities might not be receptive to their outreach efforts, including physical or social isolation, previous negative experiences, language barriers, and more. She shared a strengths- based approach ...

Webinar

Building Protective Factors in a Family Resource Center Setting

July 2019

This webinar focused on supporting family-level protective factors in a family resource center setting. Dr. Malcolm Gaines from San Francisco's Safe & Sound shared strategies and ways they are innovating.