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To Reach Every Child, the Child Tax Credit Eligibility Requirements Must Be Changed

June 2021

This brief, co-authored by CSSP and the Children's Defense Fund, describes the Child Tax Credit (CTC), rules and restrictions that govern it, and what we believe must happen to ensure that all children, youth, and families are receiving critical benefits to help them thrive.

(3 pp)

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Interactive Guide: Using the Protective and Promotive Factors to Support Youth Well-Being

June 2021

This interactive guide is designed to provide those working with young people—as well as youth themselves and their parents—with questions that stimulate and enrich conversations about the presence of the Youth Thrive Protective and Promotive Factors in a young person’s life, each of which help to reduce risk, increase the likelihood of positive outcomes, and support healthy development and well-being.

(40 pp)

Video

DULCE’s Anti-Racist Approach

May 2021

To achieve a just and equitable society in which all infants and their families thrive, anti-racist approaches must be explicitly designed to address the racial health inequities of infants and their families. Learn how DULCE does this via animated video.  

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Crosswalk: Youth Thrive & Healing Centered Engagement

May 2021

This resource is for those who work with and support young people and are interested in exploring how to apply healing centered engagement and build the Protective and Promotive Factors with young people to help them heal and thrive. This resource draws upon and applies Dr. Shawn Ginwright’s concept of healing centered engagement to youth serving systems.

(14 pp)

Webinar

How We EndUP: Black Feminist Dreams for the Future

May 2021

This webinar addressed how Black feminist theory and understandings, including reproductive justice, guides us toward the abolition of the family policing system and the creation of (envision) a society where children, families, and communities are no longer over surveilled by state systems and have the power and resources for what they need to live freely and abundantly.

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Strengthening Families State Profile: Kentucky

May 2021

This profile offers an overview of the Strengthening Families work in Kentucky as well as additional information on key aspects, evaluation, and evolving work.

(2 pp)

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Strengthening Families State Profile: Indiana

May 2021

This profile offers an overview of the Strengthening Families work in Illinois as well as additional information on key aspects, evaluation, and evolving work.

(2 pp)

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Strengthening Families State Profile: Arizona

May 2021

This profile offers an overview of the Strengthening Families work in Arizona as well as additional information on key aspects, evaluation, and evolving work.

(2 pp)

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Strengthening Families State Profile: Alaska

May 2021

This profile offers an overview of the Strengthening Families work in Alaska as well as additional information on key aspects, evaluation, and evolving work.

(2 pp)

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Strengthening Families State Profile: Alabama

May 2021

This profile offers an overview of the Strengthening Families work in Alabama as well as additional information on key aspects, evaluation, and evolving work.

(2 pp)