This Urban Institute report is an evaluation of the Family-Centered Community Change (FCCC) approach, launched by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, at three pilot sites: Buffalo, New York; Columbus, Ohio; and San Antonio, Texas. The three FCCC sites adopted two-generation approaches in the areas of early childhood education and child care, partnerships with local elementary schools, after-school care, job-training opportunities for adults, financial education and literacy, and coaching to assist parents with goal setting. This five-year evaluation began in 2013 and concluded in 2018.
The Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin at Madison will host a live presentation on December 5, 2019 from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET to discuss research findings about the impact of removing children from families under investigation for abuse or neglect. The presentation will cover findings of home removal for young children under the age of 6 and the measurable gains in test scores and reductions in grade repetition for young girls.