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April-June 2016

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  • Childhood Asthma, Public Housing, and Environmental Control: Differences Between Families Renting with Section 8 Vouchers and Those Living in the Projects written by Sara Grineski. Published in the Journal of Poverty (2008). Available at www.tandfonline.com/ [15110]

  • Closing the Opportunity Gap Report A report by The Saguaro Seminar: Civic Engagement in America. Published by the Harvard Kennedy School (2016). www.theopportunitygap.com/the-report/ [15142]

  • Families With Kids Increasingly Live Near Families Like Them study by Ann Owens. Published in the American Sociological Review (27 April 2016). www.asr.sagepub.com [15125]

  • "Lifting All Children Up" Policy memo written by Kevin G. Welner. Published by the National Education Policy Center (21 March 2016). nepc.colorado.edu/publication/lifting-all-children [15130]

  • Moved to Opportunity: The Long-Run Effect of Public Housing Demolition on Labor Market Outcomes of Children written by Eric Chyn. Published by the University in Richmond (27 March 2016). www-personal.umich.edu/~ericchyn/Chyn_Moved_to_Opportunity.pdf [15143]

January-March 2016

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  • Point of Entry The Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline written by Maryam Adamu and Lauren Hogan (October 2015). Published by Center for American Progress. cdn.americanprogress.org [15089]

  • Research Shows Housing Vouchers Reduce Hardship and Provide Platform for Long-Term Gains Among Children written by Will Fischer (October 2015). Published by Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. www.cbpp.org/sites/default/files/atoms/files/3-10-14hous.pdf [15088]

  • The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation Produced by California Newsreel with Vital Pictures. (2015). www.raisingofamerica.org [15095]

  • Together from the Start: Expanding Early Childhood Investments for Middle-Class and Low-Income Families written by Halley Potter and Julie Kashen, (October 2015). Published by The Century Foundation. apps.tcf.org/together-from-the-start [15086]

November/December 2015

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  • "Creating Opportunity for Children: How Housing Location Can Make a Difference" An article by Barbara Sard and Dogulas Rice (October 2015). Published by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. www.cbpp.org/ [15044]

  • "Point of Entry The Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline" Written by Maryam Adamu and Lauren Hogan, (October 2015), published by the Center for American Progress. cdn.americanprogress.org/ [15013]

  • "The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation" A DVD produced by California Newsreel with Vital Pictures, (2015). www.raisingofamerica.org/ [15003]

  • "Together from the Start: Expanding Early Childhood Investments for Middle-Class and Low-Income Families" by Halley Potter and Julie Kashen, (October 2015). Published by The Century Foundation apps.tcf.org/together-from-the-start [15010]

  • "Who Pays? The True Cost of Incarceration on Families" A report by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Forward Together and Research Action Design. (September 2015). whopaysreport.org/who-pays-full-report/ [15019]

  • Let Girls Be Girls: How Coercive Sexual Environments Affect Girls Who Live in Disadvantaged Communities and What We can Do about It Publication by the Urban Institute. Written by Susan J. Popkin, Mary Bogle, Janine M. Zweig, Priya Saxena, Lina Breslaw, and Molly Michie (October 2015). www.urban.org/ [15034]

September/October 2015

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  • School Food Poll Tool Kit A tool kit published by the WK Kellogg Foundation. (2015). bit.ly/1JoxKjW [14974]

July/August 2015

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  • Resilient Latino Youth: In Their Own Words (March 2015, 76 pp.), a report by Patricia Foxen for the National Council of La Raza. Available at www.nclr.org [14918]

  • The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation (July 2015), documentary by the California Newsreel. DVD available at www.nationalcollaborative.org [14917]

May/June 2015

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  • Making Retail Jobs Good Jobs for Women, Catherine Ruetschlin and Robert Hiltonsmith, (April 2015, 5 pp.), Demos, available at www.demos.org [14880]

March/April 2015

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  • The Long Shadow: Family Background, Disadvantaged Urban Youth, and the Transition to Adulthood, A 25 year longitudinal study of Baltimore school children by Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, and Linda Olsen. (June 2014, 300 pp.), available at the Russell Sage Foundation. [14800]

  • “An Investment in Our Future: How Federal Home Visiting Funding Provides Critical Support for Parents and Children,” Stephanie Schmit, Christina Walker, and Rachel Herzfeldt-Kamprath, (February 2015, 38 pp.), Center for American Progress, available at cdn.americanprogress.org [14821]

  • “Ending Child Poverty Now,” (2015, 52 pp.), Children’s Defense Fund, available at www.childrensdefense.org [14819]

  • “The Activity Gap,” Alia Wong, (January 2015), The Atlantic, available at www.theatlantic.com [14820]

November/December 2014

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  • "Preventing Lead Exposure in U.S. Children: A Blueprint for Action" (Oct. 2014), from the Natl. Ctr. for Healthy Housing, is available (no price given) from Rebecca Morley, rmorley@nchh.org [14772]

May/June 2014

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  • "Project to Improve Poor Children's Intellect Led to Better Health, Data Shows" was the headline in a March 28, 2014 NY Times account (p. A17), summarizing the findings of a rigorous, 42-year No. Carolina study, details of which were published in the March 27, 2014 issue of Science. [14653]

  • "Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children" (36 pp., April 2014), an Annie E. Casey Fdn. report, is available at www.aecf.org/-BUT SQUIGGLY/media/Pubs/Initiatives/KIDS%20COUNT/R/RaceforResults/RaceforResults.pdf [14680]

  • "Research Shows Housing Vouchers Reduce Hardship and Provide Platform for Long-Term Gains Among Children," by Will Fisher (8 pp., March 2014), from the Ctr. on Budget and Policy Priorities, is available at http://www.cbpp.org/files/3-10-14hous.pdf [14684]

  • "Social disadvantage, genetic sensitivity, and children's telomere length," by Colter Mitchell, John Hobcraft, Sara McLanahan, Susan Rutherford Siegal, Arthur Berg, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Irwin Garfinkel & Daniel Notterman (6 pp., April 2014), Proceedings of the Natl. Academy of Sciences, is available at http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/04/02/1404293111.full.pdf+html [14681]

  • Uncensored: American Family Experience with Poverty & Homelessness is the Fall 2013, 29-page issue of Uncensored, published by the Inst. for Children, Poverty & Homelessness. 44 Cooper Sq., NYC, NY 10003, www.ICPHusa.org [14644]

March/April 2014

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  • Focus: The Fall/Winter 2013-14 issue of this periodical put out by the Univ. Wisc. Inst. for Research on Poverty is largely devoted to article on families. Further inf. from Dawn Duren, duren@ssc.wisc.edu [14526]

  • "Low-Income Working Mothers and State Policy: Investing for a Better Economic Future," by Deborah Povich, Brandon Roberts & Mark Mather (16 pp., Feb. 2014), from the Working Poor Families Project, is available at www.workingpoorfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/WPFP_Low-Income-Working-Mothers-Report_021214.pdf [14597]

  • "The Housing Vaccine for Homeless Families: It's time to do what works" is a Feb. 13, 2014 blogpost from Dr. Megan Sandel. Inf. from ChildrensHealthWatch, 617/444-6366, childrenshealthwatch@childrenshealthwatch.org [14552]

  • "Through a Different Lens: The War on Poverty and a New Vision for the Future" is a 44-page, Jan. 2014 study from the Family Independence Initiative. Available (no price listed) from the Inst. at 1203 Preservation Way, #100, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/452-9341, www.fii.org [14492]

January/February 2014

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November/December 2013

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  • "Economic Insecurity in Children's Lives: Changes over the Course of the Great Recession," a Sept. (?) 2013 report from The Urban Inst., is available at http://urban.is/1gcx0gG. [14360]

  • "Feminism and the Work Experience of Low-Income Women," by Marcia Bok, was a paper delivered at a 2013(?) Internatl. Labour Process Conf. at Rutgers. Available from the author, marciabok@aol.com [14258]

  • "Homeless Education Advocacy Manual Disaster Edition," focusing mainly on homeless students, including those made homeless by disasters, is available (updated edition) at www.nlchp.org/content/pubs/DisasterManual1.pdf [14347]

  • "Housing Vouchers Can Work Better for Families" is a Sept. 2013 Metro Trends Blog. It, and a related paper by Bruce Katz & Margery Turner, are available (no price given) from co-author Turner at maturner@ui.org CHK HER ADDRESSs] [14282]

  • "Is the United States Bad for Children's Health? Risk and Resilience Among Youong Children of Immigrants," by Nancy S. Landale & Marianne M. Hilllemeir is an Oct. 9, 2013 paper from the Migration Policy Inst. Available (no price given) from anya@fcd-us.org [14355]

  • "Is the United States Bad for Children's Health? Risk and Resilience Among Young Children of Immigrants," by Jennifer Van Hook, Nancy S. Landale & Marianne Hillemeier is an Oct. 2013 paper. available (no price given) from The Foundation for Child Development. Contact anya@fcd-us.org. [14356]

  • "Parent Engagement that Builds Leadership and Power" is an Oct., 2013 Brief from Community Organizing & Family Issues. Available (likely free) from COFI, 1436 W. Randolph, 4th flr., Chicago, IL 60607, cofi@cofionline.org [14349]

  • "Poor Quality Housing Is Tied to Children's Emotional and Behavioral Problems," by Rebecca Levine Coley, Tama Leventhal, Alicia Doyle Lynch & Melissa Kull, is a Sept. 2013 MacArthur Fdn. Policy Research Brief, available (likely free) from the Foundation, 140 S. Dearborn St., #1200, Chicago, IL 60603-5285, 312/726-8000, www.macfound.org [14264]

  • "PreK-3rd Resources" is one of several related topics of recent publications of the Foundation for Child Development. Their Sept. 30, 2013 Learning Curve news bulletin, listing them, is available (likely free) from anya@fcd-us.org [14287]

  • www.WeBelongTogether.org/wish features age-appropriate activities to help adults discuss immigration issues with children. [14366]

September/October 2013

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  • "Diverse Children: Race, Ethnicity, Immigration in America's Non-Majority Nation," by Donald Hernandez & Jeffrey S. Napierala (July 2013), from the Foundation for Child Development, is available (no price given) from [14164]

  • "Diverse Children: Race, Ethnicity, Immigration in America's Non-Majority Nation," by Donald Hernandez & Jeffrey S. Napierala (July 2013), from the Foundation for Child Development, is available (no price given) from anya@fcd-us.org [14165]

  • "Sequestration: The Impact on the Most At-Risk Population -- Native Youth" (11 pp., May 2013), from The Aspen Institute's Center for Native American Youth, is available (no price given) from the Center, One Dupont Circle, #700, Wash., DC 20036-1133, 202/736-2905, cnay@aspeninstitute.org [14166]

July/August 2013

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  • Doing the Best They Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City, by Kathryn Edin & Timothy J. Nelson (294 pp., 2013), has been published by Univ. Calif. Press. [13955]

  • "Evicting Children," by Matthew Desmond, will appear in a mid-2013 issue of Social Forces. Inf. from the author, mdesmond@fas.harvard.edu [14079]

  • "From Fragmentation to Integration: A Comprehensive Policy Approach to Serving Young Mothers and Their Families Through School-Based Intervention," by Liz Watson [Peter Edelman 2nd au] (28 pp., Winter 2013), appeared in 20Geo J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y [14119]

  • "Impacts of a Prekindergarten Program on Children's Mathematics, Language, Literacy, Executive Functions and Emotional Skills," by Chistina Weiland & Hirokazu Yoshikawa (March 2013), is available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cdev.12099.pdf [14031]

  • "The Hell of American Daycare," by Jonathan Cohn, is an article in a 2013 issue of The New Republic. examining the current under-regulated state of daycare in the U.S. Available at http://www.newrepublic.com/article/112892/hell-american-day-care// [14033]

May/June 2013

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  • "Degradation Ceremonies and the Criminalization of Low-Income Women," by Kaaryn Gustafson, has been published in the UC Irvine Law Journal. Available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2254054 [13946]

  • "Regulating the Family: The Impact of Pro-Family Policy Making Assessments of Women and Non-Traditional Families" (35 pp., March 2013), by Robin S. Maril, appeared in The Selected Works of Robin S. Maril, available at http://works.bepress.com/robin_maril/1/ [13916]

  • "The American Almanac of Family Homelessness" (2013) provides a state-by-state analysis of family homelessness statistics, policies, and programing. Available (no price listed) from The Inst. for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness, 44 Cooper Sq., 4th flr., NYC, NY 10003, info@cphusa.org [13926]

March/April 2013

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  • Kids First: Five Big Ideas for Transforming Children's Lives and America's Future (270 pp., 2011) has been published by Public Affairs. [13769]

  • Kids First: Five Big Ideas for Transforming Children's Lives and America's Future (270 pp., 2011), by David L. Kirp, has been published by Public Affairs. [13770]

  • The Working Poor Families Project is a national initiative, funded by the Annie E. Casey, Ford, Joyce & Kresge Foundations, focused on state workforce development policies involving education/skills training for adults; economic development; income and work supports. Inf. at 301/657-1480, wpfp@starpowew.net [13828]

  • Uncensored is the periodical of the Inst. for Children, Poverty & Homelessness. The 33-page Spring 2012 issue (Vol. 3, Issue 1) is subheaded "American Family Experiences with Poverty and Homelessness." Available (no price given) from the Institute, 44 Cooper Sq., NYC, NY 10003, 212/358-8086, www.ICPHusa.org [13804]

  • Uncensored is the periodical of the Inst. for Children, Poverty & Homelessness. The 33-page Spring 2012 issue is subheaded, "American Family Experiences with Poverty and Homelessness." Available (no price listed) from the Institute, 44 Cooper Sq., NYC, NY 10003, 212/358-8086, www.ICPHusa.org [13805]

January/February 2013

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  • "Title IX at 40: Working to Ensure Gender Equity in Education" (7 pp., 2012) is available (no price given) from the National Coalition for Women & Girls in Education, consisting of the American Assn. of University Women (202/785-7700), National Women's Law Center (202/588-5180) & American Federation of Teachers (202/879-4400). [13741]

  • Women and the Civil Rights Movement is a Univ. of Maryland course taught by Dr. Elsa Barkley Brown of the Depts. of History & Women's Studies. Inf. available at www.coursera/course/womencivilrights [13738]

November/December 2012

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  • "America's Report Card 2012: Children in the U.S." (32 pp., Oct. 2012), from First Focus and Save the Children, is available (possibly free) from First Focus, 1110 Vermont Ave. NW, #900, Wash., DC 20005, 202/657-0670. [13668]

  • "Kids Count - 2012 Data Book" shows that, over a 5-yr. period, economic well-being of children declined, while health & education outcomes improved.
    The 60-page report is available (likely free) from the Annie E. Casey Fdn., add contact inf.... St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD xxxxx, 410/xxx-xxxx bit.ly/NqXfyf [13666]

  • Poor Kids is a new Frontline film on child poverty. Will be shown
    Nov. 13, 2012 at the National Press Club in Wash., DC, along with a panel discussion with Ray Suarez and others. Inf. from 617/300-5382. [13663]

  • "Safe, Stable Homes Lead to Healthier Children and Families" are 2 Research Briefs, about Boston and Baltimore, available (possibly free) from Children's Health Care Watch, 88 E. Newton St., Vose Hall, 4th flr., Boston, MA 02118, childrenshealthcarewatch@childrenshealthcarewatch.org [13675]

  • "Video Visits for Children Whose Parents are Incarcerated: In Whose Best Interest?," ed. Susan D. Phillips (14 pp., Oct. 2012), is available (no price listed) from The Sentencing Project, xxxx DeSales St. NW, xxthflr., Wash., DC xxxxx, 202/628-0871 CHK, staff@sentencingproject.org [13671]

September/October 2012

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  • "Profiles of Risk: Child Health" is a 4-page, June 2012 Research Brief, available (likely free)from the Inst. for Children, Poverty & Homelessness, 44 Sheridan Sq., NYC, NY 100XX chk address, add phone #, www.icphusa.org/filelibrary/ICPH_ProfilesofRisk_No.9_ChildHealth.pdf [13562]

  • "Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Update on Program Performance" is a June 2012 GAO report: http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-12-812T [13622]

July/August 2012

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  • "Advocating for Children's Health Care Coverage in Tumultuous Times," an April 2012 brief, is available (no price listed) from Mathematica Policy Research, PO Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543-2393, 609/799-3535, info@mathermatica-mpr.com [13447]

  • American Youth Policy Forum has a brand new website. Contact them at 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-9731, aypf@aypf.org [13445]

  • "Ideas for Refining Children's Saving Account Proposals" (10 pp., Jan. 2012), is available (possibly free) from the New America Foundation, 1899 L St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/986-2700. [13545]

  • "Ideas for Refining Children's Savings Account Proposals" (10 pp., Jan. 2012), by William Elliott, is available (possibly free) from the New America Foundation, 1899 L St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/986-2700. [13546]

  • "Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons," by Robin Levi & Ayelet Waldman (308 pp., 2012[?]), is available via voiceofwitness.org [13510]

  • "Profiles of Risk: Child Care" is a 4-page May 2012 Research Brief, available (possibly free) from the Inst. for Children, Poverty & Homelessness, add NYC address, phone [13499]

  • Space, Place, and Violence: Violence and the Embodied Geographies of Race, Sex and Gender, by James A. Tyner (240 pp., Oct. 2011, $34.95), has been published by Routledge. [13497]

  • "Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: State Maintenance of Effort Requirements and Trends" is a May, 2012 GAO report: http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-12-713T [13530]

  • "The Case for Extending Financial Inclusion to Children: The Role of Parents' Financial Resourceds and Implications for Policy Innovations," by Terri Friedline (21 pp., May 2012), is available (possibly free) from the New America Foundation, 1899 L St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20036, 202/986-2700. [13547]

  • "The Moynihan Report and Its Aftermaths: A Critical Analysis," by Herbert J. Gans, appeared in DuBois Review (2011), pp. 315-27. Reprint may be available from Prof. Gans, Dept. Sociology, Columbia Univ., Knox Hall, 606 W. 122 St., MC9649, NYC, NY 10027, hjg1@columbia.edu [13464]

  • "The Public Sector Jobs Crisis: Women and African Americans Hit Hardest by Job Losses in State and Local Governments," by Algernon Austin, David Cooper & Mary Gable (May 2012), is available (no price listed) from the Economic Policy Inst., 1333 H St. NW, #300, Wash., DC 20005, 202/775-8810, aaustin@epi.org [13450]

March/April 2012

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  • "Fragile Families" is the them of the Fall 2010 issue of The Future of Children, a collaborative of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and The Brookings Institution. 10 articles, including ones on Incarceration in Fragile Families, Race & Ethnicity, and Child Well-Being. [13375]

  • African American Single Mothers: Understanding Their Lives and Families, ed. Bette J. Dickerson (232 pp., 1995), was published by Sage Publications. [13339]

  • "Child Labor: Alive and Well on American 'Farms'" is the lead article in the Jan. 2012 issue of Public Citizen Health Letter; available from them (possibly free), 1600 20th St. NW, Wash., DC 20009. [13300]

  • "Family Engagement in Early Childhood: A Resource Guide for Early Learning Challenge Grant Recipients" (Jan. 2012, 5 pp.) is available (possibly free) from the Harvard Family Research Project, 3 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/495-9108, www.hfrp.org [13269]

  • "Helping Poor Families Gain and Sustain Access to High-Opportunity Neighborhoods," by Jennifer T. Comey, Daniel Kuehn, Austin Nichols, Kaitlin Franks & David Price (14 pp., Oct. 2011) is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037-1231, 202/833-7200, pubs@urban.org [13276]

  • Helping Teens Stop Violence, Build Community and Stand for Social Justice, eds. Allan Creighton & Paul Kivel (264 pp., July 2011) has been published (20th anniv. edition) by Hunter House. [13372]

  • "Links Between Young Children's Behavior and Achievement: The Role of Social Class and Classroom Composition" appeared in a recent [2012?] issue of American Behavioral Scientist. [13360]

  • "Shattered Families" a, 2012[?] report from the Applied Research Center, providing the first national data on the more than 5,000 children in foster care due to the detainment or deportation of their parents, is svailable for free download at www.arc.org [13356]

  • "Supporting Low-Income Parents of Young Children: The Palm Beach County Family Study Fifth Annual Report," by Julie Spielberger, Lauren Rich, Carolyn Winje, Molly Scannell & Marcia Gouvea (231 pp., 2011), is available from Chapin Hall, 1313 E. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637, 773/753-5900, cjones@chapinhall.org [13353]

  • The Institute for Research on Poverty (Univ. Wisc.) has initiated an extramural funding program to enhance our understanding of the relationship of family complexity to poverty and public policy. Proposal submission was March 1, but inf. available from the Institute, 1180 Observatory Dr., Madison, WI 53706 rsnell@ssc.wisc.edu www.irp.wisc.edu [13336]

  • Uncensored: American Family Experiences with Poverty and Homelessness is a quarterly(?) published by the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness. The Fall 2011 issue (Vol. 2, Issue 3) is devoted to "Building Bridges to Learning: Programs Focused on Reducing Academic Gaps for Homeless Children." Inf. from the Inst., 44 Cooper Sq., NYC, NY 10003, 212/358-8086, www.ICPHusa.org [13385]

  • Urban Girls: Resisting Stereotypes, Creating Identities, eds. Bonnie Leadbeater & Niobe Way (410 pp., 1996, $30) was published by NYU Press. [13338]

  • "Work, Family, and Discrimination at the Bottom of the Ladder," by Stephanie Bornstein (42 pp.), appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy. [13347]

January/February 2012

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  • "African -American Children Are Less Likely to Abuse Drugs and Alcohol" is the conclusion of a study by Dan Blazer and others of the Duke Univ. Dept. of Psychiatry, appearing in the Nov. 2011 Archives of General Psychiatry. [13135]

  • "Child poverty in detail" is the focus of a 2011 report by Columbia University's National Center for Children in Poverty, providing a state-by-state breakdown of risk factors faced by children. Available at www.nccp.org/tools/risk/ [13081]

  • "Learning Together: How Families Responded to Education Incentives in New York City's Conditional Cash Transfer Program," by David Greenberg, Nadine Dechausay & Carolyn Fraker (May 2011, 84 pp.) is available (no price listed) from MDRC, 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016-4326, 212/532-3200, www.mdrc.org [13063]

  • "Living Below the Line: Economic Insecurity and America's Families" (12 pp., 2011) is available (possibly free) from Wider Opportunities for Women, contact inf tk [13069]

  • "Map the Meal Gap: Child Food Insecurity 2011" (22 pp., March 2011) is available (possibly free) from Feeding America, 35 E. Wacker Dr., #2000, Chicago, IL 60601, 800/771-2303, www,feedingamerica.org [13150]

  • "Moving America's Childrent Into the Spotlight: The Presidential Election As An Opportunity for Dialogue about America's Future," by Charles Bruner & Brenda Chenchar (30 pp., Nov. 2011), is available (no price listed) from Voices for America's Children, 202/380-1781, heine@voices.org [13201]

  • "Shattered Families: The Perilous Intersection of Immigration Enforcement and the Child Welfare System" (65 pp., Nov. 2011) is avaiable (no price listed) from The Applied Research Center, spena@arc.org, www.arc.org [13112]

  • "Speaking Out:: Latino Youth on Discrimination in the United States," by Patricia Foxen (56 pp., 2010), is available (no price listed) from National Council of La Raza, 1126 16th St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-1670, www.nclr.org [13071]

  • "The Changing Child Population of the United States: Analysis of Data from the 2010 Census," by William O'Hare (25 pp., 2011), is available (possibly free) from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410/547-6600, www,aecf.org [13202]

  • "The State of Young America: Economic Barriers to the American Dream," by Tamara Draut, Robert Hiltonsmith, Catherine Ruetschlin, Aaron Smith, Rory O'Sullivan & Jennifer Mishory (103 pp., Nov. 2011) in 3 sections (Databook, Poll, Stories), from Demos, is downloadable at http://www.demos.org/state-of-young-america [13221]

  • "Today's Children, Tomorrow's America: Six Experts Face the Facts," by C. Eugene Steuerle, Robert D. Reischauer, Margaret Simms, Olivia Golden, Kim Rueben & Lisa Dubay (Oct. 2011), is available (no price listed) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687. Downloadable at http://www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=412427 [13198]

November/December 2011

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  • "No Place for Kids: The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration," by Richard A. Mendel (47 pp., 2011), is available (possibly free) from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410/547-6600, www.aecf.org [13002]

  • "Profiles of Risk: Famkily Structure" is a 4-page, Aug. 2011 Research Brief, available (possibly free) from the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness, 44 Cooper Sq., NYC, NY 10003, www.icpny.org [12987]

  • Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America, by Melissa V. Harris-Perry (378 pp., 2011, $30), has been published by Yale Univ. Press. [12962]

  • "The Hujsing and Neighborhood Conditions of America's Children: Patterns and Trends Over Four Decades," by C. Scott Holupka & Sandra J. Newman (31 pp.), appeared in the March 2011 Housing Policy Debate. Inf./possibly reprints from sjn@jhu.edu [12979]

  • "US Housing Insecurity and the Health of Very Young Children," by Diana Becker Cutts, by Diana Becker Cutts et al., is a 7-page article in the August 2011 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. [12964]

  • "US Housing Insecurity and the Health of Very Young Children" is a 7-page article in the August 2011 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. [12965]

  • "US Housing Insecurity and the Health of Very Young Children," by Diana Becker Cutts et al. (7 pp.) appeared in the Aug. 2011 issue of American Journal of Public Health. [13017]

September/October 2011

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  • At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance: A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power, by Danielle L. McGuire (324 pp., 2010, $27.95), has been published by Knopf. [12866]

  • "Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program: Data Collection Summary" is a 35-page, June 2011 report from the National Center for Homeless Education, downloadable at www.serve.org/nche.ibt/sc_data.php [12862]

  • "Head Start's Positive Imapact on Homeless Families" is a 4-page, Sept. 2011 Policy Brief, available (possibly free) from the Inst. for Children, Poverty & Homelessness, 44 Cooper Sq., NYC, NY 10003, 212/358-8-86 info@icphusa.org, www.ICPHusa.org [12930]

  • "Race and Child Welfare," by Elizabeth Bartholet, Fred Wulczyn, Richard P. Barth & Cindy Lederman (4 pp., June 2011). is a Chapin Hall Issue Brief, available (possibly free) from them, 1313 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637, 773/753-5900. [12852]

  • "Single Mothers Since 2000: Falling Farther Down," a 2011 report from Legal Momentum, is available (possibly free) from them, 395 Hudson St., NYC, NMY 10014, 212/925-6635. Downloadable at http://www.legalmomentum.org/our-work/women-and-poverty-resources--publications/single-mothers-since-2000.pdf www.legalmomentum.org [12845]

  • The School-to-Prison Pipeline: Theresa El-Amin, Regional Organizer for the Southern Anti-Racism Network, formerly of Durham, NC, now is in Columbus, GA, where she is actively organizing on this issue. Contact her (and get a copy of the op-ed she recently published in the local paper, The Ledger-Enquirer. She's contactable at [12867]

  • "The State of America's Children 2011" (190 pp., July 2011) is available (no price listed) from The Children's Defense Fund, 25 E St. NW, Wash.,DC 20001, 800/233-1200, cdinfo@childrensdefense.org. Sections are devoted to Population, Poverty, Family Structure, Family Income, Health, Hunger/Nutrition, Early Childhood, Education, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Gun Violence. [12897]

  • To 'Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women's Lives and Labors After the Civil War, by Tera W. Hunter (299 pp., 1997), has been published by Harvard University Press. [12901]

  • "Tribal Youth in the Federal System" (204 pp., May 2011) is available (no price given) from The Urban Institutes Justice Policy Ctr., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200. [12947]

  • "UNCENSORED: American Family Experiences wth Poverty and Homelessness" (Summer 2011) is available (likely free) from The Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness, 44 Cooper Sq., NYC, NY 10003,UNCENSORED@ICPHusa.org, www.ICPHusa.org [12908] See full text.

  • "Where Kids Go: The Foreclosure Crisis and Mobility in Washington, DC," by Jennifer T. Comey & Michael Grosz (14 pp., 2011[?]), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200 CHK ADDRESS [12884]

July/August 2011

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  • Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum, by William Seraile (287 pp., 2011, $27.95), has been published by Fordham Univ. Press, 212/743-8337, justyna.zajac.oup.com [12779]

  • "Child Care Instability: Definitions, Context, and Policy Implications," by Gina Adams & Monica Rohacek (45 pp., Oct. 2010) is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037-1231, 202/833-7200, pubs@urban.org [12817]

  • "Children of Immigrants: 2008 State Trends Update," by Karina Fortuny (7 pp., Sept. 2010) is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037-1231, 202/833-7200, pubs@urban.org [12818]

  • "Getting to Scale: The Elusive Goal" a 28-pagem updated 2011 paper, highlights the Magnolia Place (Seattle) Community Initiativeand how it uses Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework to galvanize community residents, organizational partners, and existing initiatives to create a local response to improve a community. Available (possibly free) from Casey Family Programs, 2001 Eighth Ave., #2700, Seattle, WA 98121, contactus@casey.org, www,casey.org [12796]

  • "The Integration of Immigrants and Their Families in Maryland," by Karina Fortuny, Ajay Chaudry, Margaret Simms & Randolph Capps (68 pp., June 2010) is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037-1231, 202/833-7200, pubs@urban.org [12819]

  • When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, by Gail Collins (482 pp., 2009, $15.99), was published by Back Bay Books (Little, Brown). Copiously researched, well written history by the NY Times writer, which includes a good deal of material on race. [12759]

May/June 2011

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  • "Background Characteristics and Patterns of Employment, Earnings, and Public Assistance Receipt of Adults in Two-Parent Families," by Sonya Williams & Stephen Freedman (48 pp., Nov. 2010), is available (possibly free) from MDRC, 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016-4326, www.mdrc.org/publications/584/overview.html [12661]

  • Kids First: Five Big Ideas for Transforming Children's Lives an America's Future, by David Kirp (274 pp., 2011, $25), has been published by Public Affairs Press. [12665]

  • "Paths to Advancement for Single Parents," by Cynthia Miller, Victoria Deitch & Aaron Hill (66 pp., Nov. 2010), is available (possibly free) from MDRC, 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016-4326, www.mdrc.org/publications/582/overview.html [12660]

  • Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Childen and Their Families After Disasters: A Global Survey, ed. Adenrele Awotona (485 pp., 2011, $74.99), has been published by Cambridge Scholars Publshers [CHK -PUBLLISHING?]. Among its XX chapters is "Katrina and Kids: The Impact, The Sequellae," by PRRAC Research Director Chester Hartman and PRRAC Soc. Sci. Advisory Bd. member Gregory Squires. [12709]

  • "State Trends: Legislative Victories from 2005 to 2010 Removing Youth form the Adult Criminal Justice System" (48 pp. March 2011[?]) is available (no price given) from the Campaign for Youth Justice, 1012 14th St. NW, #610, Wash., DC 20005, 202/558-3580, info@cfyj.org. It examines 27 postitive pieces of legislation enacted in 15 states during the last five years, as well as highlighting active reform efforts underway. www.cfyj.org [12740]

  • "Welfare Use by Immigrant Households with Children: A Look at Cash, Medicaid, Housing, and Food Programs," by Steven A. Camarota (April 2011), is available (possibly free) from the author, 202/466-8185, sac@cis.org [12720]

  • "Working with Immigrant, Refugee Students and Families To Help Them Understand School Transportation Services," by Young-Chan Han & Young-Chan Han (April 2011) is available at content.yudu.com/Alrhdl/STNApril2001/resources/38.htm [12735]

March/April 2011

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  • Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth Century New York City, by Carla Peterson (464 pp., Feb. 2011, $32), has been published by Yale Univ. Press. [12508]

  • Changing Places: How Communities Will Improve the Health of Boys of Color, eds. Christopher Edley, Jr., Jorge Ruiz & Jorge Ruiz de Velasco (630 pp., 2010, $65 -- but downloadable at http://www.boysandmenofcolor.org/about-the-book/) has been published by Univ. of Calif. Press. It features, among the authors of its 18 chapters, (former PRRAC Bd. member) Angela Blackwell, David Kirp, Pedro Noguera, Susan Eaton, Linda Harris/Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield, (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. members) David Williams and Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Nancy McArdle, Theresa Osypuk and Dehorah McKoy. [12584]

  • "Child Care Instability: Definitions, Context, and Policy Implications," by Gina Adams & Monica Rohacek (45 pp., Dec. 2010), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, publicaffairs@urbam.org, www.urban.org [12513]

  • "Child Support Plays an Increasingly Important Role for Poor Custodial Families," by Elaine Sorensen (5 pp., Dec. 2010) is an Urban Institute Brief, available O(likely free) from them, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, publicaffairs@urban.org, www.urban.org [12514]

  • "Community Perspectives on Obesity Prevention in Children" (96 pp., 2009) -- Workshop Summaries -- is available (no price listed) from The National Academies Press, 500 Fifth St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 800/624-6242, books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=12705 [12480]

  • Connecting Young People to Policymakers: The Youth Policy Action Center has launched a new website -- SparkAction: for children, for youth, for change. Contact them at 7063 Eastern Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20012, thaddeus@forumfyi.org, SparkAction.org [12586]

  • Dangerous or Endangered? Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America, by Jennifer Tilton (295 pp., 2010), has been published by NYU Press. [12538]

  • "Earned Legalilzation: Effects of Proposed Requirements on Unauthorized Men, Women, and Chidren" is a Jan. 2011 report available (no price given) from The Migration Policy Institute, 1400 16th St. NW, #300, Wash., DC 20036, 202/266-1940, source@migrationpolicy.org [12582]

  • "Engaging Older Youth: Program and City-Level Strategies to Support Sustained Participation in Out-of-School Time," by Sarah N. Deschenes, Amy Arbreton, Priscilla M. Little, Carla Herrera, Jean Baldwin Grossman, Heather Weiss & Diana Lee (90 pp., April 2010), is available (no price listed) from the Harvard Family Research Project, 3 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, www.hfrp.org [12537]

  • "Every Kid Counts in the District of Columbia" (68 pp.), the 17th Annual Fact Book 2010, is available (possibly free) from DC Children's Trust Fund, 1122 11th St. NW, Suite B, Wash., DC 20001, 202/299-0900, x26, dckidscount@dcctf.org, www.dcctf.org [12491]

  • "Protecting Low-Income Families From Hardships," by Joe Amick & Gregory Mills (10 pp., Dec. 2010), is available (likely free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, publicaffairs@urban.org, www.urban.org [12515]

  • Safe and Healthy Children Project is a Physicians for Social Responsibility project, funded by the Kellogg Foundation, aimed at diminishing health problems among children of migrant and seasonal farm workers by preventing and reducing their exposure to environmental hazards, including pesticides, lead, and overexposure to run and hear. Their toolkit and training-the-trainer curriculum are available from Marybeth Palmigiano, mpalmigiano@psr.org [12559]

  • "The Effect of Recession oon Child Well-Being," by Katherine Sell, Sarah Zlotnik, Kathleen Noonan & David Rubin (4l pp., Nov. 2010), "A Synthesis of the Evidence from PolicyLab, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia," from First Focus and The Foundation for Child Development, is available (possibly free) from the latter, 295 Madison Ave., 40th flr., NYC, NY 10017, communications@fcd-us.org [12614]

  • "The Intersectionality of Race, Gender, and Reentry: Challenges for African-American Women," by Geneva Brown (18 pp., Nov. 2010), is available (possibly free) from the American Constitution Society, 1333 H St. NW, 11th flr., Wash., DC 20005. [12525]

  • "The Recession Generation: Preventing Long-term Damage from Child Poverty and Young Adult Joblessness" (25 pp., July 2010)is available (possibly free) from the Coalition on Human Needs, 1120 Conn. Ave. NW, #312, Wash., DC 20036, 202/223-2532, x112, mdonahue@chn.org [12618]

January/February 2011

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  • "Building Early Childhood Systems in a Multi-Ethnic Society," by Charles Bruner (2010?), is available (no price given) from the author, cbruner@cfpciowa.org [12422]

  • Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners, eds. J. Mark Eddy & Julie Poehlmann (364 pp., 2010, $29.50), has been published by Urban Institute Press, 202/261-5709, publicaffairs@urban.org [12438]

  • Children of the Undocumented: Growing Up Under a Cloud was sponsored by and held at The Urban Institute, Dec. 6, 2010. Inf. from publicaffairs@URBAN.ORG [12408]

  • "Fighting Child Poverty in the United States and United Kingdom: An Update," by Timothy Smeeding & Jane Waldvogel (4 pp., Dec. 2010), is available (likely free) from the Univ. of Wisc. Inst. for Research on Poverty, 1180 Observatory Dr., Madison, WI 53706, duren@ssc.wisc.edu www.irp.wisc.edu [12434]

  • "Promoting Opportunity and Equality in America: A Guide to Federal Circuit Authority on Permissible Government Actions to Promote Racial and Gender Equality" (95 pp., Oct. 2010) has been jointly issued by ACLU and The Opportunity Agenda. Contact the latter at 568 Broadway, #302, NYC, NY 10012, 212/334-5977, www.opportunityagenda.org [12456]

  • "Simplicity: Considerations in Designing a Unified Child Credit," by Elaine Maag, a Nov. 2010 Urban Institute paper, is available (likely free) from 202/261-5709, publicaffairs@urban.org [12439]

  • "Supporting Vulnerable Public Housing Families:" A set of six policy briefs, based on Chicago research, is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, www.urban.org [12431]

  • The Children, Youth and Environment Journal has just (Nov. 2010) published 10 original papers on various topics, including children's access to affordable and healthy food in low-income neighborhoods, school design and social interaction, SEEDS Neighborhood Ecology program for low-income children - focusing on work in the U.S., Canada, UK, Iceland, Israel, Germany and Australia. Issue available at http://www.colorado.edu/journals/cye/ [12402]

  • "We Dream a World: The 2025 Vision for Black Men and Boys," by Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt (55 pp., Dec. 2010), is available (possibly free) from the author, at the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 202/906-8014. [12462]

November/December 2010

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  • Beyond the Bricks is a film and national community engagement campaign bringing together educators, parents, community leaders, policymakers and students to work to create a solutions-based action plan to address the many issues facing our children. Their Fall 2010 tour will include Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Jackson, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Oakland & Philadelophia (some of which may have already taken place by the time this issue of P&R arrives. Inf. from www.beyondbricksproject.com [12288]

  • Child Slavery: Contact www.humanwrong.org for inf. on this group. [12277]

  • "Family Mobility and Neighborhood Change: New Evidence and Implications for Community Initiatives," by Claudia Coulton, Brett Theodos & Margery Austin Turner (2010?), is downloadable at www.nhi.org/go/AECF/Mobility [12281]

  • "Foundation for Success? A Review of New Research on the Effects of Homeownership on Children," by Maya Brennan (6 pp., Oct, 2010), is available (likely free) from The Center for Housing Policy, www.nhc.org [12235]

  • "Healthy Families in Hard Times: Solutions for Multiple Family Hardhsips" (6 pp., June 2010) is available (possibly free) from Children's Health Watch, 88 E. Newton St., Vose Hall, 4th flr., Boston, MA 02118, 717/414-6366, [12311]

  • I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup, by David Chura (240 pp., Aug. 2010), has been published by Beacon. [12205]

  • "Investing in Young Children: New Directions in Federal Preshcool and Early Childhood Policy," eds. Ron Haskins & W. Steven Barnett (96 pp., Sept. 2010), has been published by the Brookings Center on Children and Families and The National Inst. for Early Education Research. Available (no price given) from the Institute, Rutgers Univ., 120 Albany St., #500, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, 732/932-4350, www.nieer.org [12264]

  • "Legacy of Katrina: The Impact of a Flawed Recovery on Vulnerable Children of the Gulf Coast -: A Five-Year Study Report" (15 pp., August 2010), from the Children's Health Fund and Columbia University's National Center for Disaster Preparedness, is available from ir2110@Columbia.edu [12273]

  • "Lessons Learned from Immigrant Families," by Young-Chan Han appeared in a 2010 issue of Colorin Colorado/i>. Downloadable at www.colorincolorado.org/article/38575 [12290]

  • "Supporting Saving by Low- and Moderate-Income Families," by Peter Tufano & Daniel Schneider, a Summer 2010 publication of the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison's Inst. for Research on Poverty, is available at www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/focus/pdfsfoc271d.pdf [12344]

  • "Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Implications of Caseload and Program Changes for Families and Program Monitoring" (GAO-10-81ST) is a 15-page, Oct. 2010 GAO report, available at www.gao.gov [12253]

  • "Who Are America's Children? Examining Food Insecurity Among Children in the United States," by Vanessa R. Wright, Kalyani Thampi & Jodie Briggs (16 pp., Aug. 2010), is available from the National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. [12272]

September/October 2010

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  • "Child Poverty Persistence: Facts and Consequences," by Caroline Ratcliffe & Signe-Mary McKernan (10 pp., June 2010), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5283, skantor@urban.org [12065]

  • "Children of Immigrants: Family and Parental Characteristics," by Ajay Chaudry & Karina Fortuny, is a 6-page, May 2010 Research Brief, available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, publicaffairs@urban.org, www.urban.org [12055]

  • Growing Up Hispanic: Health and Development of Children of Immigrants, eds. Nancy S. Landale, Susan McHale & Alan Booth (368 pp., June 2010), has been published by Urban Inst. Press, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200. [12089]

  • "Sample State Legislation to Extend Foster Care, Adoption and Guardianship Protections, Services and Payments to Young Adults Age 18 and Older" (36 pp., June 2010), from the American Bar Assn. Ctr. on Children and the Law, Ctr. for Law and Social Policy, Children's Defense Fund, and Juvenile Law Center, is available (possibly free) from the ABA Ctr., 740 15th St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, www.abanet.org/child/empowerment [12070]

  • "The National Commission on Children and Disasters Final Report" will be available in October. Further inf. about the work of the Commission and its subsequent life is available from Pamela.Carter-Birken@ACF.hhs.gov [12173]

  • "The Worst of Times: Children in Extreme Poverty in the South and Nation" is a 4-page, June 2010 Special Summary of a Southern Educational Foundation report. Available (likely free) from the Foundation, 135 Auburn Ave. NE, 2nd flr., Atlanta, GA 30303. The complete report is downloadable, free, at www.southerneducation.org [12080]

  • Uncensored: American Family Experience with Poverty and Homelessness is a new (the 25-page Vol. I, Issue 2 was Summer 2010) publication (possibly free) from the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness, 44 Cooper Sq., FL 4, NYC, NY 10003, 212/358-8086, www.icpny.org [12102]

July/August 2010

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  • "2010 Child and Youth Well-Being Index" (29 pp.) from the Foundation for Child Development, 212/584-5000, x335, awatkin@fenton.com, www.fcd-us.org/resources_show.htm?doc_id=1266393 [12045]

  • "A Growing Tradition? Examining the African American Family Foundation," by Marybeth Gasman (218 pp. + Apps., April 2010), is available (no price listed) from the Aspen Institute, 202/736-1491, tracey.totten@aspeninstitute.org. Full report, as well as a 15-page Executive Summary can be downloaded for free at www.aspeninstitute.org/psi [11978]

  • "America's Future: Latino Child Well-Being in Numbers and Trends" (39 pp., April 2010) is a data book produced by the National Council of La Raza and the Population Reference Bureau, www/nclr.org/section/audience/researchers/latino_child_well_being [12027]

  • "Are We Home Yet? Creating Real Choice for Housing Choice Voucher Families in Chicago" (17 pp. + Figs., 2010), from the Illinois Assisted Housing Action Research Project, is available (lkkely free) at www.housingactionil.org/ [11995]

  • Freedom Is Not Enough: The Moynihan Reort and America's Struggle Over Black Family Life from LBJ to Obama, by James T. Patterson (264 pp., 2010, $26.95) has been published by Basic Books, 212/340-8162, Jessica.Krakoski@perseusbooks.com [11962]

  • Growing Up Filipino II: More Stories for Young Adults, ed. Cecilia Manguerra Brainard (254 pp., 2010, $21.95)-- 27 short autobiographical stories, has been publshed by PALH, PO Box 5099, Santa Monica, CA 90409, 310/452-1195, palhbook@gmail.com [11969]

  • "In the Child's Best Interest? The Consequences of Losing a Lawful Immigrant Parent to Deportation" (19 pp., March 2010), from Univ. Calif.-Berkeley's International Human Rights Law Clinic and its Chief Justice Warren Inst. on Race, Ethnicity and Diversity (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Maria Blanco) and the Univ. of Calif.-Davis Immigration Law Clinic, is availalble (possibly free) from any of the 3 issuing groups. The UC-Berkeley phone # is 510/642-8568, law.berkeley,edu/ewi.htm [11994]

  • "Women Immigrants in the United States," eds. Philippa Strum & Danielle Tarantolo (186 pp.,2002), is available (likely free) from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/691-4000, www.wilsoncenter.org [11963]

May/June 2010

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  • "Building a Comprehensive Youth Employment System: Examples of Effective Practice," by Sara Hasting, Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt & Linda Harris (51 pp., Feb. 2010) is available (likely free)from the Center for Law & Social Policy, 1800 M St. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [11955]

  • "Follow the Money: Funding and Legislative Opportunities on the Horizon to Serve Disconnected Youth," by Rhonda Tsoi-A-Fatt, Linda Harris & Kisha Bird (12 pp., Feb. 2010) is available (likely free)from the Center for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1800 M St. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [11956]

  • "Lifting As We Climb: Women of Color, Wealth and America's Future" (28 pp., 2010?) is available (no price listed) from Insight Center for Community Economic Development, 2201 Broadway, #815, Oakland, CA 94612-3024. [11936]

  • "Running on Empty: Nutrtional Access for Children in Cook County, IL" (81 pp., Feb. 2010), by the Social IMPACT Research Center for the Greater Chicago Food Depository, is available from ______________________________________________________________ [11899]

  • Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Work, and Welfare Reform, by Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker & Jill Weigt (256 pp., 2010, $22.95), has been published by Cornell Univ. Press, 607/277-2337, x254, JAL.225@CORNELL.EDU www.cornellpress.cornell.edu [11890]

March/April 2010

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  • Jesus, Jobs, and Justice: African American Women and Religion, by Bettye Collier-Thomas (695 pp., 2010, $37.50), has been published by Alfred A. Knopf. [11838]

January/February 2010

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  • "Whatever It Takes: How Twelve Communities Are Reconnecting Out-of-School Youth," by Nancy Martin & Samuel Halperin (181 pp., 2006), is available (no price listed) from the American Youth Policy Forum,ADDRESES TK [11803]

November/December 2009

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  • "A Capitol Offense: The Gender Dimensions of Washington D.C.'s HIV/AIDS Crisis" (76 pp.,n.d. [2009?]) is avaialble from the Women's Collective and the International Women's Human Rights Clinic at the Georgetown University Law Center. [11709]

  • "Family Mobility and Neighborhood Change: New Evidence and Implications for Community Initiatives," by Claudia Coulton, Brett Theodos & Margery Austin Turner (45 PP., nOV. 2009), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/833-7200, www.urban.org [11725]

  • "Success at Every Step: How 23 Programs Support Youth on the Path to College and Beyond," by Sarah Hooker & Betsy Brand (219 pp.,Oct. 2009), is available (possibly free) from the American Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-9731; downloadable at www.aypf.org/publications [11732]

  • "The National Commission on Children and Disasters" has issued its Interim Report. Available (free) from Vinicia Mascarenhas, the Commission's Communications Director, 202/401-9392, www.childrenanddisasters.acf/hhs.gov [11721]

  • Wherever There's A Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California, by Elaine Elinson & Stan Yogi (512 pp., 2009, $24.95), has been published by Heydey Books, PO Box 9145, Berkeley, CA 94709, 510/549-3564. [11738]

September/October 2009

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  • "Child Poverty: A Lost Decade" (Sept. 2009), from the Economic Policy Inst. is available at www.epi.org/analysis_and_opinion/entry/child_poverty_a_lost_decade/ [11686]

  • "Connecting Families to Opportunity: A Resource Guide for Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrators," by Kami Kruckenberg, Jason Small, Philip Tegeler, Philip Tegeler, Philip Tegeler & Mariana Arcaya (40 pp., n.d. [2009], is available (possibly free) from PRRAC, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8023, www.prrac.org [11612]

  • "HOPE VI: Assisting Public Housing Authorities in Supporting Families," eds. Robert McKay & Ruth Anne White (76 pp., 2002), is likely still available from CWLA [Child Welfare League of America] Press, 440 First St. NW, 3rd flr., Wash., DC 20001-2085, 202/638-2952, books@cwla.org www.cwla.org [11583]

  • "Insult to InjuryL Violations of the Violence Against Women Act" (2009), is available (no price given) from the National Laws Center on Homelessness & Poverty, 1411 K St. NW, #1400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/638-2535, nlchp@nlchp.org, www.nlchp.org [11634]

  • The Children of Immigrants Data Tool is a just established Urban Institute interactive website. Contact: scombi@urban.org, 202/261-5709. Available at www.urban.,org [11660]

  • The National Commission on Children and Disasters was established by Congressional legislation Oct. 2008. Chair is Mark Shriver, a former Maryland legislator. For their mission, reporting dates, public hearings, etc., contact Vinicia Mascarenhas, their Communications Director, 202/401-9392 or go to their website, www.childrenanddisasters.acf.hhs.gov [11572]

  • The Rough Road to Adulthood is the topic of a series of 8 brief studies of low-income African-American and Latino youth, available from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5283, skantor@urban.org [11685]

  • "What It Takes to Rebuild a Village After a Disaster" (41 pp., 2009), from the Children's Defense Fund's Southern Regional and Louisiana offices, is "stories from internallly displaced children and families of Hurricane Katrina and their lessons for our nation." Available (no price listed) from CDF, 1452 N. Broad St., New Orleans, LA 70119, 504/309-2376, www.childrensdefense.org [11652]

  • "Where Do You Live? Louisville's Homelsss Children and the Affordable Housing Crisis" is an Aug. 2009 issue paper, available (possibly free) from the Metropolitan Housing Coalition, PO Box 4533, Louisville, KY 40204-6858, 502/584-6858, www.MetropolitanHousing.org [11601]

July/August 2009

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  • Child Well-Being Index is a project of the Foundation for Child Development. Inf. from them, 145 E, 32 St., 14th flr., NYC, NY 10016, 212/213-8337, info@fcd-us.oeg [11552]

  • "Data Collection Instruments for Evaluating Family Involvement" (June 2009?) is available from the Harvard Family Research Project, hfrp_pubs@gse.harvard.edu [11535]

  • "Educational Achievement Is Lower for Homeless Youth at All Grades" is a 2009 "Inside the Research" document from Chapin Hall at the Univ. of Chicago, 1313 E. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637, 773/753-5900, mvanbree@chapinhall.org, www.chapinhall.org [11539]

  • "Extending Foster Care to Age 21: Weighing the Costs to Government against the Benfits to Youth," by Clark M. Peters, Amy Dworsky, Mark Courtney & Harold Pollack, a 2009 Issue Brief, is available from Chapin Hall at Univ. of Chicago, 1313 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL 60637, 773/753-5900, mvanbree@chapinhall.org, www.chapinhall.org [11537]

  • "Finding the Return on Investment: A Framework for Monitoring Local Child Welfare Agencies," by Fred Wulczyn, Britany Orlebeke & Jennifer Haight is a 2009 report form Chapin Hall at the Univ. of Chicago, 1313 E. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637, 773/753-5900, mvanbree@chapinhall.org,ww www.chapinhall.org [11538]

  • Foundation for Child Development 2010 Young Scholars Program Inf./applcations (Nov. 4 deadline) from ysp@fcd-us.org www.fcd-us.org [11551]

  • "From Crisis to Opportunity: Responding to the Growing Economic Crisis for Knoxville's Marginalized Children," by Jason Reece, Christy Rogers, Jillian Olinger, Rebecca Reno & Matt Martin (23 pp., June 2009) is available from he Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity (headed by PRRAC Board member john a. powell), 4909e99d35cada63e7f757471b7243be73e53e14.gripelements.com/publications/knoxvillereport_june-11_2009.pdf [11557]

  • "Health Care Reform for Children with Public Coverage: How Can Policymakers Maximize Gains and Prevent Harm?," by Genevieve M. Kenney & Stan Dorn (June 2009), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org [11545]

  • "Putting Women's Health Care Disparities on the Map: Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities at the State Level" (112 pp., June 2009), a Kaiser Family Foundation study, is available at www.kff.org/minorityhealth/upload/7886.pdf [11511]

  • "The Impacf of Foreclosures on Families and Communities: A Primer," by G. Thomas Kingley, David Baron Smith, David Baron Smith & David Price (June 2009), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5283, skantor@urban.org [11463]

  • "The Impact of Foreclosures on Families and Communities," by G. Thomas Kingley, Robin Smith & David Price (June 2009), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5283, skantor@urban.org [11462]

May/June 2009

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  • Feminism Seduced: How Global Elites Use Women's Labor and Ideas to Exploit the World, by Hester Eisenstein (272 pp.) has just been published by Paradigm Publishers. It is an "unflinching critique of hegemonic feminism's complicity in abandoning issues of class and race even as it pays lip service to them." 800/887-1591 [chk #] [11403]

  • "Severing a Lifeline: The Neglect of Children in America's Immigration Enforcement Policy" (111 pp. + Apps., 2009), prepared by Dorsey & Whitney (50 South St., #1500, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 612/340-2600), for The Urban Institute, is available (possibly free) from them, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/833-7200, www.ui.org [11400]

  • Unraveling the "Model Minority" Stereotype: Listening to Asian American Youth, by Stacey J. Lee (2nd ed., April 2009, 176 pp., $24.95), has been published by Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566, www.tcpress.com [11411]

  • Women of Color as Social Work Educators: Strengths and Survival, eds. Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi, Saundra Hardin Starks & Carmen Ortiz Hendricks (300 pp., 2007), was published by the Council on Social Work Education; available from them at 1725 Duke St., #500, Alexandria, VA 22314-3457, www.cswe.org [11394]

March/April 2009

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  • "Challenges of Providing Health Coverage for Children and Parents in a Recession: A 50 State Update of Eligibility Rules, Enrollment and Renewal Procedures, and Cost-sharing Practices in Medicaid and SCHIP in 2009" (2009) is available from the Kaiser Family Foundation, www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/7855.pdf [11309]

  • Enriching Children, Enriching the Nation: Public Investment in High-Quality Prekindergarten, by Robert G. Lynch (135 pp., 2007, $14.95), is available from the Econ. Policy Inst., 800/EPI-4844, EPI.ORG [11328]

  • "Focus on Violence Against Native Women" is a 2-page undated fact sheet from the National Congress of American Indians, 1301 Conn. Ave. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/466-7767, www.ncai.org [11319]

  • "Working Hard, Still Falling Short" is an 8-page, 2008 report from the Working Families Project, avaiable at www.workingpoorfamilies.org/pdfs/NatReport08.pdf [11281]

January/February 2009

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  • Asset-Building and Low-Income Families, by Michael Sherraden & Signe-Mary McKernan (300 pp., 2008, $29.50) has been published by Urban Institute Press,BTurpen@URBAN.ORG [11211]

  • "Connecting the Dots: Development a Holistic Picture of Children's Health" (49 pp., Nov. 2008) is Issue Brief #32 from Grantmakers in Health. Available from them (possibly free) at 1100 Connecticut Ave., #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/452-8331. [11236]

  • Our Bodies, Ourselves has a (quarterly?) newsletter, possibly free from them at 5 Upland Rd., #3, Cambridge, MA 02140, 617/245-0200, office@bwhbc.org, www.ourbodiesourselves.org [11221]

  • "State of America's Children 2008" (80 pp.) has been issued by the Children's Defense Fund. Downloadable. Contact them at 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 800/CDF-1200, cdinfo@childrensdefense.org, www.chilldrensdefense.org [11194]

  • YouthBuild Bulletin is the (quarterly?) newsletter of YouthBuild USA and the National YouthBuild Coalition. Subs. likely free from them at 58 Day St., Somerville, MA 02144, 617/623-9900, www.YouthBuild.org [11214]

November/December 2008

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  • Asset Building and Low-Income Families, by Signe-Mary McKernan & Michael Sherraden (300 pp., 2008, $29.50) has been published by Urban Inst. Press, www.urban.org/books/assetbuilding/index.cfm [11172]

  • "Creating Postsecondary Pathways to Good Jobs for Young High School Dropouts," by Linda Harris & Evelyn Ganzglass (12 pp., Oct. 2008), is available (free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (header by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 200005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [11138]

  • "Ensuring Quality Care for Low-Income Babies: Contractimg Directly with Providers to Expand and Improve Infant and Toddler Care," by Hannah Matthews & Rachel Schumacher (20 pp., July 2008), a CLASP Policy Paper, is available (free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [11189]

  • Federal Youth Coordination Act of 2008 (H.R. 7004) was introduced by Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY), building on the bipartisan Federal Youth Coordination Act and establishes the White House Office of National Youth Policy. Addl. inf. from Phillip Lovell, First Focus, phillipl@firstfocus.net or Thaddeus Ferber, Forum for Youth Investment, Thaddeus@ForumFYI.org [11162]

  • "Growing Pains to the Los Angles Healthy Kids Program" (Oct. 2008, an Urban Inst. policy study, is available at www.urban.org/health_policy/url.cfm?ID=411653. [11176]

September/October 2008

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  • Black Men and Boys Initiative, a project of the Twenty-First Century Foundation, can be reached at www.bmbnrc.org [11093]

  • "Broadening the Base: Strengthening Mississippi's Working Families Through a System of Strong Child Care" (2008?), prepared by the Mississippi Economic Policy Center, is avaiable (no price given) from the Mississippi Center for Justice, PO Box 1023, Jackson, MS 39215-1023, 601/352-2269, Contact_us@mscenterforjustice.org, www.mscenterforjustice.org [11086]

  • "Career Academies: Long-Term Impacts on Labor Market Outcomes, Educational Attainment, and Transitions to Adulthood," by James J. Kemple (47 pp., June 2008), is available (no price listed) from MDRC, 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016-4326, 212/532-3200. www.mdrc.org [11112]

  • "Out-Of-School Time Evaluations" The Harvard Family Research Project has produced two new (2008) OST evaluations: "Research Update 3: Using Evaluation to Inform OST Programming and Serve Older Youth" and "OST Bibliography: 40 New Entries" Contact them at the Harvard Grad. School of Education, 3 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, hfrp@hfrp,ccsend.com [11081]

  • Personal Post-Katrina Narratives from Gulf Coast Students, a set of essays and more, assembled by the Southern Education Foundation (135 Auburn Ave. NE, 2nd flr., Atlanta, GA 30303-2503, 404/523-0001, can be found online at www.southerneducation.org [11074]

  • Swimming Against the Tide: African American Girls and Science Education, by Sandra L. Hanson (208 pp., 2008, $40), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/447-1656, www.temple.edu/tempress [11051]

  • The Delinquent Girl, ed. Margaret A. Zahn (344 pp., 2008, $54.50), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/447-1656, www.temple.edu/tempress [11053]

  • The Institute for Youth, Education and Families, an entity within the National League of Cities, "helps municipal leaders take action on behalf of the children, youth, and families in their communities. 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/626-3014, iyef@nlc.org [11067]

  • The Medical-Legal Partnership is a unique program, bringing resources together from both areas, run by the Dept. of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center and the Boston Univ. School of Medicine. Inf. at www.mlpforchildren.org [11073]

  • "Toward a Brighter Future: An Essential Agenda for America's Young People" (13 pp.,2008?) is available (possibly free) from the National Collaboration for Youth (an affinity group of the National Human Services Assembly, 1319 F St. NW, #402, Wash., DC 20004, 202/347-2080, x21, nthompson@nassembly.org, www.collab4youth.org [11084]

  • Whole Child is a project of the Assn. for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714, 800/933-2723, wholechild@ascd.org, www.wholechildeducation.org [11091]

July/August 2008

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  • "No Free Pass to Harass: Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Women Workers in Sexual Harassment Cases" (2008) is a litigation guide by the National Employment Law Project and the ACLU Women's Rights Project. Available at salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=R%2BKvnEZWocVQ987Tge0f9dFtdtVerwYW [10948]

  • "Partnering with Your Child's School: A Guide for Parents," a 20-page pamphlet, is available (possibly free) from the HSC Foundation, 1808 Eye St. NW, #600, Wash., DC 20006, 202/254-1220, www.hscfoundation.org [10997]

  • "School-Age Child Care Arrangemen ts," by Sharmila Lawrence & J. Lee Kreader (15 pp., Oct. 2006), is available (possibly free) from the National Center for Children in Poverty, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia Univ., NYC, NY 10027, contact@researchconnections.org, www.researchconnections.org [10972]

  • Suenos Americanos: Barrio Youth Negotiating Social and Cultural Identities, by Julio Cammarota (200 pp., 2008, $39.95), has been published by Univ. of Arizona Press, hollys@uapress.arizona.edu, www.uapress.arizona.edu [11011]

  • "Tunnels & Cliffs: A Guide for Workforce Development Practitioners and Policymakers Serving Youth with Mental Health Needs" (107 pp., 2007) is available (no price listed) from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth, c/o Inst. for Educational Leadership, 4455 Conn. Ave. NW, #310, Wash., DC 20008, 877/871-0744, contact@ncwd-youth.info, www.ncwd-youth.info [10951]

  • "Women, Slums and Urbanisation: Examining the Causes and Consequences" (May 2008), produced by COHRE, is available at www.cohre.org/view_page.php?page_id=308 [10922]

May/June 2008

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  • "Building on the Promise: State Initiatives to Expand Access to Early Head Start for Young Children and their Families," by Rachel Schumacher & Elizabeth DiLauro (5 pp., April 2008), is available (free) from the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [10832]

  • "Free to Reaad: Growing a Nation of Readers by Investing in Families and Communities" (July 2006) is available in Executive Summary and complete form from Judith Jones, Dir. of Free to Grow, at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, 722 W. 168 St., 8th flr., NYC, NY 10032, 212/305-8120, krn2101@columbia.edu, www.freetogrow.org [10876]

  • Parents Advocating for School Wellness, a 2008 toolkit, is available from TK [10856]

  • "Pushed to the Altar: The Right Wing Roots of Marriage Promotion," by Jean Hardisty (2008), is available ($7.50) from Political Research Associates, 1310 Broadway, #201, Somerville, MA 02144, 617/666-5300, www.publiceye.org [10862]

  • "Racial-Ethnic Inequality in Child Well-Being," by Donald Hernandez, from the Foundarion for Child Development, is available at www.fcd-us.org/resources/resouorces_show.htm?doc_id=648676 [10883]

  • Reform Matters: Making Real Progress for Women and Health Care is a new (2008) project of the National Women's Law Center (co-directed by former PRRAC Board member Nancy Duff Campbell. Inf. from TK [10863]

  • Sherpes 2008 -Womyn Warriors is a wall calendar published by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights, 617/521-2171, www.myerscenter.org [10822]

  • The Evaluation Exchange, in its May 2008 issue, focuses on family involvement. Available (possibly free) from the Harvard Family Research Project, 3 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/495-9108, hfrp@gse.harvard.edu, www.hfrp.org [10855]

  • The Medical-Legal Partnership for Children is a program of the Dept. of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center and the Boston Univ. School of Medicine, www.mlpforchildren.org [10911]

  • "Trends in Infancy/Early Childhood and Middle Childhood Well-Being, 1994-2006" (April 2008) is available (possibly free) from the Foundation for Child Development, 145 E. 32 St,m 14th flr., NYC, NY 10016, [10886]

March/April 2008

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  • "A Child's Day: Home, School, and Play (Selected Indicators of Child Well-Being" is a 27-page 1994 Census Bureau report (re-issued in 2001). Available (likely free) fromn the Bureau's Statistical Inf. Staff, 301/457-2422, pop@census.gov, www.census.gov [10764]

  • A Child's Right:, a brand new organization, espouses that "every child has a right to clean water" - noting that 3 million people across the world die every year due to waterborne diseases caused by unclean water, and 90% of them are children under the age of 5. Contact Eric Stowe, Director, 917 Pacific Ave., #417, Tacoma, WA 98402, 253/238-8766, eric@a-chulds-right.org, www.a-childs-right.org [10793]

  • "Economic Mobility of Black and White Families" (13 pp., 2007[?]), is available (possibly free) from the PEW Charitable Trusts, www.pewtrust.org [10766]

  • "Economic Mobility of Families Across Generations" (11 pp., 2007[?]), is available (possibly free) from the PEW Charitable Trusts, www.pewtrust.org [10767]

  • "Economic Mobility of Men and Women" (12 pp., 2007[?]) is available, likely free, from the Economic Mobility Project of the Pew Charitable Trusts, www.pewtrusts.org [10768]

  • "Hunger 2008: Working Harder for Working Families" (157 pp.) is the 18th Annual Report on the State of World Hunger, available ($25) from Bread for the World, 50 F St. NW, #500, Wash., DC 20001, 202/464-8172, www.bread.org [10773]

  • "Making California Data Work: A Parent & Community Guide to Finding the Truth in Data" (2008) is available (no price given) from The Education Trust-West, 155 Grand Ave., #1025, Oakland, CA 94611, 510/465-6444, x304, www.edtrustwest.org [10807]

  • "State Housing Laws and Legislation to Ensure Housing Rights for Survivors of Violence Against Women," an updated 2008 Fact Sheet, is available (possibly from the Nation Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, 1411 K St. NW, #1400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/638-2535. [10805]

January/February 2008

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  • "A Vision Fulfilled? The Impact of Proposition 209 on Equal Opportunity for Women Business Enterprises" (40 pp., Sept. 2007) is available (no price given) from the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice at the Univ. of Calif.-Berkeley Law School (2440 Bancroft Way, 3rd flr., Berkeley, CA 94704-7230; downloadable at www.law.berkeley.edu/centers/csj [10710]

  • "America's Cradle to Prison Pipeline" (234 pp., Oct. 2007) is available (no price listed) from The Children's Defense Fund, 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/628-8787, www.childrensdefense.org [10659]

  • "Charting Progress for Babies in Child Care: Policy Framework Summary," by Rachel Schumacher, Elizabeth Hoffman & Anne Goldstein (4 pp., Jan. 2008), is available (free) from the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [10735]

  • "Child Care and Development Block Grant Participation in 2006," by Hannah Matthews (Jan. 2008), is available (free) from the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [10736]

  • "Education on Lockdown: The Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track" (63 pp., March 2005) is available (no price given) from Advancement Project, 1730 M St. NW, #910, Wash., DC 20036, 202/728-9557, ap@advancementproject.org, www.advancementproject..org [10664]

  • "Improving Access to Child Care and Early Education for Immgrant Families," by Hannah Matthews (5 pp., Jan. 2008), is available (free) from the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [10737]

  • "Jailing Juveniles: The Dangers of Incarcerating Youth in Adult Jails in America" (50 pp., Nov. 2007) is available (no price listed) from the Campaign for Youth Justice, www.campaignforhouthjustice.org [10663]

  • "Marriage Promotion" is the subject of 2 reports, released Jan. 2008, by Jean Hardisty of Political Research Associates, in collaboration with the Women of Color Resource Center. Inf./ordering from www,publiceye.org [10674]

  • "Meeting children's needs when parents work" is the focus of a 2007 report by Jane Waldfogel, available (no price listed) from the Univ. of Wisconsin Inst. for Research on Poverty, 1180 Observatory Dr., Madison, WI 53706, www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/focus/pdfs/foc251j.pdf [10752]

  • "No Shelter from the Storm: America's Uninsured Children" Sept. 2007) has been released by the Campaign for Children's Health Care; report is downloadable at www.childrenshealthcampaign.org [10707]

  • "Parenting practices, teenage lifestlyes, and academic achievement among African American children" is the focus of a 2007 report by Ronald Ferguson, available (no price listed) from the Univ. of Wisconsin Inst. for Research on Poverty, 1180 Observatory Dr., Madison, WI 53706, www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/focus/pdfs/foc251c.pdf [10745]

  • "Selected State and Local Policies to Support Immigrant and Limited English Proficient (LEP) Early Care and Education Providers," by Danielle Ewen & Hannah Matthews (Jan. 2008), is available (free) from the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [10738]

  • "Supporting Families, Nurturing Young Childen: Early Head Start Programs in 2006," by Elizabeth Hoffman & Danielle Ewen (12 pp., Jan. 2008), is available (free) from the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [10734]

  • "Where Are the Men? The Impact of Incarceration and Re-entry on African-American Men and their Children and Families" (2007) has been released by Atlanta-based Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved & the Natl. Ctr. for Primary Care at the Morehouse School of Medicine. Downloadable at www.communityvoices.org [10708]

November/December 2007

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  • "Building on Success: Moving from Health Coverage to Improved Access and Comprerhensive Well-Being for Illinois Children and Youth" Sept. 2007) has been published by Mid-America Inst. on Poverty of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, 4411 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, IL 60640, 773/336-6074, arynell@heartlandalliance.org, www.heartlandalliance.org/maip/documents/BuildingonourSuccessesnoembFINAL.pdf [10556]

  • Campaign for Youth: Our Youth, Our Economy, Our Future - A National Investment Strategy for Disconnected Youth is co-chaired by Linda Harris of the Center for Law and Social Policy. For more information, contact her at lharris@clasp.org [10626]

  • "Connecting Working Families to Economic Opportunities in the Philadelphia Region: The Role of Employers," by Sarah Treuhaft, a 13-page, 2007 report, is available (likely free) from PolicyLink, 1438 Webster St., #303, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/663-2333, www.policylink.org [10549]

  • "Life After YouthBuild: 900 YouthBuild Graduates Reflect on Their Lives, Dreams, and Experiences," a 4-page, June 2004 Exec. Summary, is available from YouthBuild, 58 Day St., Somerville, MA 02144, 617/623-9900. Full report available at www.youthbuild.org [10617]

  • "The Challenge and Importance of Organizing Parents Across School District Lines," by Philip Tegeler, appeared in the Fall 2008 issue of Education Organizing, a quartrly newsletter published by the Center for Community Change, 1536 U St. NW, Wash., DC 20009, 202/339-9300, Ldingerson@communitychange.org, www.communitychange.org [10608]

  • The Youth & Police Initiative: Reducing Violence Through Police/Youth Problem Solving is a program implemented by police departments in Baltimore, Boston, Yonkers and White Plains (NY). Inf. from Policy Commissioner Frank Straub of White Plains, 914/422-6350, fstraub@ci.white-plains.ny.us. A YPI brochure is downloadable at www.nafi.com/YouthandPoliceInitiativeBrochure.opdf [10562]

September/October 2007

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  • "Early Childhood Lead Exposure Can in Result in Juvenile and Adult Criminal Behavior" is the conclusion of a 2007 study by Rick Nevin of the Center for Healthy Housing. Available under "What's New" at www.centerforhealthyhousing.org [10487]

  • "Hard-to-Employ Parents: A Review of Their Characteristics and the Programs Designed to Serve Them," by Sheila R. Zedlewski, Pamela Holcomb & Pamela Loprest (31 pp., Jjune 2007), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, www.urban.org [10480]

  • "Maze of Injustice: The Failure to Protect Indigenous Women from Sexual Violence in the USA" is a 2007 Amnesty International report. More than one in three Native American women will be raped in their lifetimes, making them more than 2.5 times more likely to be raped or sexually assualted than other women in the US. Available at www.amnestyusa.org/women/maze/report/pdf [10510]

  • Miss Navajo is a new film by Billy Luther -- "the Miss Navajo competition is an opportunity for young women to honor and strengthen Navajo culture. Oct. 3, 2007, 7pm, at the Natl. Geographic Society, 1600 M St. NW, Wash., DC; Oct.4, 2007, 7pm at Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th St. NW, Wash., DC. [10478]

  • "The 2007 Kids Count Data Book" (196 pp.), from the Annue E. Casey Foundation, publications@aecf.org, is available at www.kidscount.org [10485]

  • The Future Rests on Working Moms: Unequal Opportujity and Policies to Help Them Realize The Dream for Their Children, a newly estabalished project of the UCLA Civil Rights Project, has issued a call for papers -- upcoming deadline and other inf. from 310/267-5562. Proposals should be sent to Gary Orfield at orfield@gmail.com, cc larussman@gmail.com, www.civilrightsproject.ucla.edu [10512]

  • "Trends in Work Supports for Low-Income Families with Children," by Sheila R. Zedlewski & Seth Zimmerman (7 pp., June 2007), is available (likely free)from The Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, www.urban.org [10476]

July/August 2007

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  • "Enriching Children, Enriching the Nation," by Robert G. Lynch (2007), on the benefits of investing in high-quality Prekindergarten, is available (possiblt free) from Foundation for Child Development, 145 E. 32 St., 14th flr., NYC, NY 10016, 212/213-8337, harold@fcd-us.org www.fcd-us.org [10395]

  • "Fathers' Risk Factors & their Implications for Healthy Relationships & Father Involvement," a 3-page, Feb. 2007 Fragile Families Research Brief, is available (possibly free) from the Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, www.fragilefamilies.princeton.edu/ffpubs.asp [10375]

  • "Food Stamps as Medicine: A New Perspective on Children's Health" (6 pp., Feb. 2007) is available (possibly free) from Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assesssment Program, 725 Mass. Ave., Mezzanine SW, Boston, MA 02118, 617/414-5251, www.c-snap.org [10431]

  • "One in Three: The Case for Wanted and Welcomed Pregnancy" (14 pp., May 2007) is available (likely free) from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 1776 Mass. Ave. NW, #200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/478-8500, web@teenpregnancy.org, www.teenpregnancy.org [10421]

  • "The Economic Cost of Substandard Houjisng Conditions Among North Carolina's Children" (2007?) conservatively estimates substantard housing's contribution to childhood illnesses, injuries & disabilities at $95 million. Available at www.nchousing.org/NC%20Sub%20Housing%20Costs%20Final%20Draft.pdf [10377]

May/June 2007

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  • "Adapting Health Marriage Programs for Disadvantaged and Culturally Diverse Populations: What Are the Issues?," by Theodora Ooms is a 2007 paper, available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10311]

  • "Early Head Start and Teen Parent Families: Partnerships for Success" is a 23-page 2007 paper, available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10312]

  • "Impact of Four Title V, Section 510 Abstinence Education Programs Final Report," by Christoper Trenholm, Barbara Devaney, Ken Fortson, Lisa Quay, Justin Wheeler & Melissa Clark (64 pp., April 2007), is available from Mathematica Policy Research, www.mathematica-mpr.com/publications/ [10341]

  • "Staying in Jobs and Out of the Underground: Child Support Policies that Encourage Legitimate Work," by Vicki Turetsky is a 2007 paper, available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10310]

  • The Foundation for Child Development has a newly designed website, focusing on PK-3 education, www.fcd-us.org [10308]

  • Youth Communication has a 2007 Catalog of "teen-written, award-winning resources for professionals who work with young people." Available from them at 224 W. 29 St., 2nd flr., NYC, NY 10001, 212/279-0708, www.youthcomm.org [10320]

March/April 2007

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  • "Close to Home: Strategies to Strengthen and Support Family, Friend and Neighbor Care," by Helen Blank & Karen Schulman (Feb. 2007) is available (no price given) from the National Women's Law Center (co-directed by former PRRAC Board member Nancy Duff Campbell), 202/588-5180. [10256]

  • "Community & Family Engagement: Principals Share What Works," by Amy C. Berg, Atelia Melaville & Martin J. Blank (48 pp., Oct. 2006), is available ($12) from The Coalition for Community Schools, c/o Institute for Educational Leadership, 4455 Connecticut Ave. NW, #310, Wash., DC 20008, 202/822-8405, www.communityschools.org [10223]

  • "Getting Organized: Unionizing Home-Based Child Care Providers," by Helen Blank & Joan Entmacher (March 2007), is available (possibly free) from the National Women's Law Center, 202/588-5180. [10241]

  • "Is Kinship Care Good for Kids?," by Tiffany Conway & Rutledge Hutson (3 pp. 2007), is available (likely free) from the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10259]

  • "Responsive Workplaces: The Business Case for Employment That Values Fairnesss and Families," by Illinois Poverty Summit , Illinois Poverty Summit , Illinois Poverty Summit & Jodie Levin-Epstein (5 pp. 2007), is available (likely free) from the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10258]

  • "Starting Off Right" (2006) describes strategies to improve early care and education for infants and toddlers.Available (likely free) from the Center for Law and Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10260]

  • "Ten Big Ideas for a New America" (68 pp., Dec. 2006) is available (likel free) from New America Foundation, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW, 7th flr.,. Wash., DC 20009, 202/986-2700, www.newamerica.net [10217]

  • "The Economic Cosgts of Poverty in the United States: Subsequent Effects of Children Growing Up Poor," by Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Greg Duncan, Harry Holzer, Harry Holzer, Jens Ludwig, Jens Ludwig & Jens Ludwig (22 pp., Jan. 2007), is available (possibly free) from the Cented for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th flr., Wash., DC 20005, 202/682-1611, www.americanprogress.org [10214]

January/February 2007

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  • "Being a Black Man" is a renewed (2nd round) Washington Post series, www.washingtonpost.com/blackmen [10149]

  • "Building Bridges Between Healthy Marriage, Responsible Fatherhood, and Domestic Violence Programs: A Preliminary Guide," by Theodora Ooms, Paula Roberts & Anne Menard (19 pp., Dec. 2006), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman). Inf. from CLASP, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10086]

  • "Community Health Strategies To Better the Life Options of Boys & Young Men of Color: Polkicy Issues & Solutions," by Kay Randolph-Back (63 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commission Report, is available (no price listed) from the Health Policy Inst., Joint Ctr. for Political & Economic Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-6366, www.jointcenter.org [10172]

  • "Creating More Victims: How Executions Hurt the Families Left Behind," by Susannah Sheffer & Renny Cushing (26 pp., Dec. 2006), from Murder Victims' Families for Human Rights, is available at www.nacdl.org/public.nsf/defenseupdates/deathpenalty003/$FILE/MVFHReport.pdf [10134]

  • "Men and Communities: African-American Males & the Well-Being of Children, Families & Neighborhoods," by James B. Hyman (26 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commission Report, is available (no price listed) from the Health Policy Inst., Joint Ctr. for Political & Economic Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-6366, www.jointcenter.org [10173]

  • "Men Who Father Children with More Than One Woman: A Contemporary Portrait of Multiple-Partner Fertility," by Cassandra Logan, Jennifer Manlove & Erum Ikramullah, is a 7-page, Nov. 2006 Research Brief, available (likely free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/572-6000, www.childtrends.org [10091]

  • "Racial-Ethnic Identity in Mid-Adolescence: Context & Change as Predictors of Academic Achievement," by Daphna Oyserman, Inna Altschul & Deborah Bybee, appeared in the Sept./Oct. 2006 issue of Child Development (Vol. 77, No. 5). Available at www.sitemaker.umich.edu/culture.self/files/altschul_oyserman_bybee_2006.pdf [10131]

  • ROOTS is a program for youth impacted by incarceration, run by Community Works, 1605 Bonita Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709, 510/486-2340. Their brochure contains an 8-point Bill of Rights for children of incarcerated parents. www.community-works-ca.org [10145]

  • "State Public Education Policy & Life Pathways for Boys & Men of Color," by Kay Randolph-Back (38 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commission Report, is available (no price listed) from the Health Policy Inst., Joint Ctr. for Political & Economic Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, 202/789-6366, www.jointcenter.org [10171]

  • "The Dangers of Detention: The Impact of Incarcerating Youth in Detention & Other Secure Facilities," by Barry Holman & Jason Zeidenberg (20 pp., Nov. 2006), from The Justice Policy Institute, is available at www.justicepolicy.org/reports_jl/11-28-06_dangers/dangers_of_detention_report.pdf [10135]

  • The Protection from Discriminatory Eviction for Victims of Domestic Violence Amendments Act of 2006 was passed, unanimously, by the District of Columbia Council in mid-December. Further inf. from Naomi Stern at the Natl. Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, 1411 K St. NW, #1400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/638-2535, x208, nstern@nlchp.org [10158]

  • "Voluntary Paternity Acknowledgment: An Update of State Laws," by Paula Roberts (18 pp., Dec. 2006), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman). Inf. from CLASP, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10088]

November/December 2006

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  • "A 2006 study on the violence in the lives of homeless women" is available at www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/211976.pdf [10061]

  • "A Profile of Young Children in the Los Angeles Healthy Program: Whare They & What Are Their Experiences in the Program?," by Embry Howell, Lisa Dubay, Genevieve M. Kenney, Louise Palmer, Ian Hill & Martha Kovac (Oct. 2006), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709. [10053]

  • "Building Bridges Between the Healthy Marriage, Responsible Fatherhood & Domestic Violence Movements: Issues, Concerns & Recommendations," by Paula Roberts, is a 12-page, Oct. 2006 brief, available (free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by PRRAC founding Board member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10043]

  • "Get the Prescription: Child Care Workers Need Paid Sick Days," by Jodie Levin-Epstein (July 2006), is available (free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by founding PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10059]

  • "Language challenges can affect parental involvement at school" is the subject of a 2006 report from the Natl. Ctr. for Education Statistics, using data from the 2003 Natl. Household Education Surveys Program. Downloadable at nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006086 [10037]

  • "Men & Communities: African American Males & the Well-Being of Children, Families & Neighborhoods," by James B. Hyman (26 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commn. Report, is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. Health Policy Inst., 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org [10000]

  • "Public Policies & Practices in Child Welfare Systems That Affect Life Options for Children of Color," by Ernestine F. Jones (24 pp., 2006), a Dellums Commn. Report, is available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. Health Policy Inst., 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005, www.jointcenter.org. [10002]

  • "State Fact Sheets on Child Welfare Funding" (Oct. 2006) are available (free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by PRRAC founding Board member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [10044]

  • Unsung Heroines: Single Mothers & the American Dream, by Ruth Sidel (244 pp., 2006, $17.95), has been published by Univ. Calif. Press, 800/777-4726, go.ucpress.edu/Sidel [10033]

September/October 2006

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  • "2006 Fortaleciendo La Familia Hispana: Approaches to Strengthening the Hispanic Family" (41 pp.) is available at www.nclr.org/content/publications/download/41227 [9960]

  • "After Katrina: Rebuilding Opportunity & Equity Into the New New Orleans," by Margery Austin Turner (94 pp., April 2006), from The Urban Inst., is available at www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=311406 [9972]

  • "An Overview of Selected Data on Children in Vulnerable Families," by Jennifer Ehrle Macomber (Aug. 2006), is available (possibly free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709,paffairs@ui.urban.org [9891]

  • "Federal Policy for Immigrant Children: Room for Common Ground?," by Ron Haskins, Mark Greenberg & Shawn Fremstad, a 2006 policy brief, is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000; downloadable at www.clasp.org/publications.php?id=2 [9994]

  • "Getting Punched: The Job & Family Clock -- It's Time for Flexible Work for Workers of All Ages," by Jodie Levin-Epstein (26 pp., July 2006), is available (free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [9917]

  • "Katrina's Children: A Call to Conscience & Action" (40 pp., 2006), from the Children's Defense Fund, is available at www.aasa.org/focus/content.cfm?ItemNumber-5980 [9962]

  • "Language as a Barrier to Health Care for New Yotk City Children in Immigrant Families," by Linda Weiss (17 pp., May 2006), is available at www.nyam.org/library/docs/LanguageBarrierReportMay2006.pdf [9967]

  • "More Than Meets the Eye: Head Start Programs, Participants, Families & Staff in 2005," by Katie Hamm (8 pp., Aug. 2006), is available (no price listed) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/XXX-XXXX. [9906]

  • "New Medicaid Regulations Discriminate Against US-Born Children of Immigrants" (4 pp., Aug. 2006), a Families USA Minority Health Initiatives Brief, is available at www.familiesusa.org/assets/pdfs/minority-health-immigrant-kids.pdf [9968]

  • "Nutrient Adequacy of Children Participating in WIC," by Katherine Ralston (4 pp., April 2006), a Food & Nutrition Service brief, is available at www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/EB8/ [9963]

  • "Preliminary Analysis of Child Support Cooperation as a Condition of Eligibility for Subsidized Child Care," by Paula Roberts, a 2005 memorandum, is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000; downloadable at www.clasp.org/publications/cs_cc_subsidy.pdf [9995]

  • "Starting Off Right: Promoting Child Development from Birth in State Early Care & Education Initiatives," by Rachel Schumacher, Katie Hamm, Ann Goldstein & Joan Lombardi (46 pp., July 2006), is available (free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8028, www.clasp.org [9916]

  • "State-Level Changes in Children's Well-Being & Family Environment," by Richard Wertheimer, Cameron McPhee & Kristin Anderson Moore is a 4-page, July 2006 Urban Inst. brief, available (likely free) from them at 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, anfinfo@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org [9932]

  • "The Changing Role of Welfare in the Lives of Low-Income Families with Children," by Pamela Loprest & Sheila R. Zedlewski Aug. 2006), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW., Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709. [9887]

  • "The New Poor: Regional Trends in Child Poverty Since 2000," by Ayana Douglas-Hall & Heather Koball (11 pp., Aug. 2006), is available at www.nccp.org/media/npr06_text.pdf [9943]

  • "The Role of Medicaid & SCHIP as an Insurance Safety Net," by Stephen Zuckerman & Allison Cook (Aug. 2006), is available (possibly free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709,paffairs@ui.urban.org [9892]

  • "The Violence Against Women Act: Impacts on Housing" an April 2006 Natl. Housing Law Project/KnowledgePlex chat (+ chats on other topics) is available at www.nhlp.org/ [9975]

  • "Toward a New Child Care Policy," by David Edie (8 pp., July 2006), an Urban Inst. policy brief, is available at www.urban.org/publications/311347.html [9961]

  • "Understanding Recent Changes in Child Poverty," by Austin Nichols (Aug. 2006), is available (possibly free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709. [9890]

  • "Whatever It Takes: How Twelve Communities Are Reconnecting Out-of-School Youth," by Nancy Martin & Samuel Halperin (196 pp., 2006), from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum, is available at www.aypf.org/publications/WhateverItTakes.htm [9955]

  • "Women of Color Health Data Book" (178 pp.), is available (free) from the Office of Research on Women's Health, Natl. Insts. of Health, orwh.od.nih.gov/pubs/pubs_list.html [9919]

July/August 2006

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  • "Family Perceptions of the Usual Source of Care among Childen with Asthma by Race/Ethnicity, Language & Family Income," by A.A. Greek et al., appeared in The Journal of Asthma 43(1):61-9 (2006), available at www.meps.ahrq.gov/newLayout/Publications.htm [9856]

  • "Immigrant Children's Health Improvement Act (ICHIA)," by Jennifer Ng'andu (2005) is a background sheet from the National Council of La Raza, available at www.nclr.org/content/publications/download/30434 [9854]

  • "Immigrant Women in the United States: A Demographic Portrait," by Susan C. Pearce (28 pp., 2006), from the American Immigration Law Foundation's Immigration Policy Ctr., is available at www.ailf.org/ipc/im_women_summer06.pdf [9858]

  • "The Risk of Negative Child Outcomes in Low-Income Families," by Mark Mather & Dia Adams (19 pp., May 2006), is available from the Population Reference Bureau, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #520, Wash., DC 20009, 202/483-1100, www.prb.org/Template.cfm?Section=PRB&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=13807 [9851]

  • "The Well Being of Families and Children as Measured by Consumption Behavior" is a report of a May 4-5, 2006 research conf. hosted by the National Poverty Ctr. Conf. materials accessible at www.npc.umich.edu/news/events/consumption06/ [9850]

  • Unsung Heroines: Single Mothers and the American Dream, by Ruth Sidel (244 pp., 2006, $17.95), has been published by Univ. of Calif. Press, 800/777-4726, www.ucpress.edu [9836]

May/June 2006

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  • "Children of Immigrants:" The Urban Inst. has a new (2006) fact sheet about the children of immigrants, especially those with unauthorized parents, www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=900955 [9774]

  • "Families Struggle to Stay: Why Families are Leaving San Francisco & What Can Be Done" (18 pp., March 2006) is avaialble (no price listed) from Coleman Advocates for Children, 459 Vienna St., SF, CA, 415/239-0161, www.colemanadvocates.org [9786]

  • Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children & Working Parents in the Global Economy, by Jody Heymann (328 pp., 2006, $27.50), has been published by Oxford U. Press, www.oup.com [9817]

  • "How Does Family Well-Being Vary Across Different Types of Neighborhoods?" (2006) is available from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037,, 202/261-5709. [9763]

  • Understanding Diversity: An Introduction to Class, Race, Gender & Sexual Orientation, by Fred Pincus (169 pp., 2006, $19.95), has been published by Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1800 30th St., #314, Boulder, CO 80301-1026, 303/444-6684. [9814]

  • What If All the Kids Are White? Anti-Bias Multicultural Education with Young Children & Families, by Louise Derman-Sparks (208 pp., 2006, $24.95), is available from Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [9793]

March/April 2006

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January/February 2006

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  • "Every Door Closed: Barriers Facing Parents with Criminal Records -- An Action Agenda" ( date tk) is a series ot 8 Fact Sheets, prepared by the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman) & Communnity Legal Services (Phila.)
    Available (no price listed) from CLASP, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp,org [9686]

  • "Literature Review: Impact of Affordable Housing on Individuals & Families" (2005), by the Low Income Investment Fund, is available at www.liifund.org/assets/documents/section_press/Housing_Report_pdf.pdf [9684]

  • "Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning in New Jersey: Advocates & State Government Working Together to Increase the Lead Screening of Children"" (2005) is available at www.aclu.org/P:oorRights/PoorRights.cfm?ID=19300&c=151 [9687]

November/December 2005

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  • "A Profile of Low-Income Working Immigrant Famililies," by Randy Capps, Michael Fix, Everett Henderson & Jane Reardon-Anderson is a 7-page, June 2005 Urban Inst. policy brief, available (likely free) from the Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/261-5709, www.urban.org [9619]

  • Building on Strength: Language & Literacy in Latino Families & Communities, ed. Ana Celia Zentella (224 pp., 2005, $23.95), is available from Teachers Colllege Press, 800/575-6566, www.tcpress.com [9634]

  • "Organizing Family & Community Connections With Schools: How Do School Staff Build Meaningful Relationships With All Stakeholders?" (2005?) is available (no price listed) from The Prichard Committee, 167 W. Main St., #310, Lexington, KY 40507, [9617]

  • "The Family Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative: Family History & Experiences in Supportive Housing," by Clare Nolan, Cathy ten Broeke, Martha R. Burt & Michelle Magee (2005), ia available from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20007, 202/261-5709, www.urban,org/url/cfm?ID=311224 [9620]

September/October 2005

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  • "A Look at Low-Income Working Families: Facts and Figures" (2005) is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, www.urban.org [9555]

  • "A Profile of Low-Income Working Immigrant Families," by Randy Capps, Michael Fix, Everett Henderson & Jane Reardon-Anderson is a 7-page, June 2005 Urban Inst. policy brief, available (likely free) from the Institute, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, www.urban,org [9539]

  • "Childcare Centers and Inter-Organizational Ties in High Poverty Neighborhoods" is a 3-page, Sept. 2005 Fragile Families Research Brief, available (possibly free) from the Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, www.fragilefamilies.princeton.edu [9538]

  • "Full-Day Kindergarten: A Study of State Policies in the United States" (2005?) has been published by the Education Commission of the States. Inf. from the Foundation for Child Development, harold@fcd-us.org [9583]

  • "Mississippi Child Care Development Fund: Program Implementation, Evaluation and Impact Analysism" (60 pp., Jan. 2005) is available (possibly free) ffom the John C. Stennis Institute of Government, Mississippi State Univ., PO Drawer LV, Mississippi State, MS 39762, 662/325-3328, www.sig.msstate.edu [9527]

  • "Stand Up for Children Now! : State of America's Children Action Guide" is a 46-page, 2005 Children's Defense Fund publication, available (likely free) from CDF, 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/662-3576, www,cdfactioncouncil.lorg [9537] See full text.

  • "The Family Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative: Family History & Experiences in Supportive Housing," by Clare Nolan, Cathy ten Broeke, Martha R. Burt & Michelle Magee (2005), is available from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=311224 [9554]

  • "Welfare Reform in Los Angeles: Implementation, Effects & Experiences of Poor Families & Neighborhoods" (2005) is available at www.mdrc.org [9560]

July/August 2005

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  • "Children's Elevated Risk of Asthma in Unmarried Families" is a 3-page, May 2005 Fragile Families Research Brief, available from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, crcsw@opr.princeton.edu, crcw.princeton.edu/fragilefamilies [9469]

  • "Leave No Youth Behind: Opportunities for Congress to Reach Disconnected Youth," eds. Jodie Levin-Epstein & Mark Greenberg (109 pp., July 2003), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [9451]

  • "Prekindergarteners Left Behind," by Walter Gilliiam (2005) is a nationwide study reporting that pre-schools are expelling 3-5-year-olds are 3 times the rate of public schools, and that African Americans (particularly African-American males) are far more likely than white, Latino or Asian American youngsters to be expelled. See the report at www.fcd-us.org/PDFs/NationalPreKExpulsionPaper03.02_new.pdf [9508]

  • The Learning Curve, published by the Foundation for Child Development, in its June 2005 issue contains "The Case for Universal Pre-K," by David Lawrence & "Promise or Peril: Immigrants, LEP Students & the No Child Left Behind Act." 212/213-8337, harold@fcd-us.org, www,/fcd-us.org [9461]

May/June 2005

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  • "A Family's Guide to the Child Welfare System," prepared by the Georgetown Univ. Ctr. for Child & Human Development, the Child Welfare League of America and several other orgs., is available ($10) from 202/687-5000, or 298-2612, and is downloadable at cwla.org/childwelfare/familyguide.htm [9418]

  • "All Together Now: State Experiences in Using Community-Based Child Care to Provide Pre-Kindergarten," a 2005 report from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman) is available fromdewen@clasp.org [9388]

  • At a Loss for Words: How America is Failing Our Children and What We Can Do About It, by Betty Bardige (264 pp., 2005, $18.95), has been published by Temple Univ. Press, 800/621-2736, www.temple.edu/tempress [9397]

  • "Black Boys: The Litmus Test for Public School Education" (23 pp., May 2004) is avaiable (possibly free)from The Schott Fdn., 678 Mass. Ave., #301, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/876-7700, www.schottfoundation.org [9373]

  • "Black Same-Sex Households in the United States: A Report from the 2000 Census" (40 pp., 2004), produced by the Natl. Gay & Lesbian Task Force and the Natl. Black Justice Coal., is available (no price listed) from the Task Force, 1325 Mass. Ave. NW, #600, Wash., DC 20005-4171, 202/393-5177, info@nbjcoalition.org, www.nbjcoalition.org [9425]

  • "Caught in the Net: The Impact of Drug Policies on Women and Families" (61 pp. + notes, April 2005), a joint publication of the ACLU, Break the Chains: Communities of Color and the War on Drugs, and The Brennan Center at NYU School of Law, is available (no price listed) from Lendra Lapidus of the ACLU Women's Rights Proj., 125 Broad St., 18th flr., NYC, NY 10004-2400, 212/549-2668, llapidus@aclu.org, www.aclu.org [9405]

  • "Child Care Assistance Policies 2001-2004: Families Struggling to Move Forward, States Going Backward," by Karen Schulman & Helen Blank (16 pp., Sept. 2004), is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Women's Law Ctr. (co-directed by former PRRAC Bd. member Nancy Duff Campbell), 11 Dupont Circle, #800, Wash., DC 20036, 202/588-5180, www.nwlc.org [9401]

  • "Child Care Assistance Policies 2001-2004: Families Struggling to Move Forward, States Going Backward" (16 pp., Sept. 2004) is available from the National Women's Law Center (co-directed by former PRRAC Bd. member Nancy Duff Campbell), 11 Dupont Circle, #800, Wash., DC 20036, 202/588-5180, www.nwlc.org [9404]

  • "Federal Policy for Immigrant Children: Room for Common Ground?," by Ron Haskins, Mark Greenberg & Shawn Fremstad, a 2005 Policy Brief from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), is available at www.clasp.org/publications.php?id=2 [9424]

  • "Feeding America's Low-Income Children," by Sheila R. Zedlewski, Sheila R. Zedlewski, Sheila R. Zedlewski & Kelly Rader, is a 7-page, March 2005 Urban Inst. report, available (likely free) from them at 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org [9407]

  • "Hispanic Teen Pregnancy and Birth Rates: Looking Behind the Numbers" (8 pp., Feb. 2005), is a available (possibly free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, www.childtrends.org [9362]

  • "Irreconcilable Differences? The Conflict between Marriage Promotion Initiatives for Cohabiting Couples with Chiuldren & Marriage Penalties in Tax & Transfer Programs," by Gregory Acs & Elaine Maag, is an 8-page, April 2005 report (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org [9377]

  • "Job Turnover, Wage Rates and Marital Stability: How Are They Related?," by Avner Ahituv & Robert I. Lerman, A 2005 Urban Inst. report, is available from them, 2100 M St NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200; downloadable at www.urban.org/url/cfm?ID=411148 [9400]

  • "Prekindergarteners Left Behind" is a May 2005 study from the Yale Child Study Center, reporting high levels of expulsion from pre-schools. Available at www.fcd-us.org/PDFs/NationalPreKExpulsionPaper03.02_new.pdf [9421]

  • "Public Education and Black Male Students: A State Report Card" (2nd ed., 47 pp., 2005) is available (possibly free) from The Schott Foundation, 678 Mass. Ave., #301, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617/876-7700, downloadable at www.schottfoundation.org [9408]

  • "Raising and Educating Healthy Boys: A Report ont he Growing Crisis in Boys' Education" (17 pp. + Apps., 2005), is avaiable (no price listed) form the Academy for Educational Development, 1825 Conn. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20009-5721, 202/884-8000, www.aed.org [9376]

  • "Rethinking Welfare Rules from a Marriage-Plus Perspective," by Paula Roberts & Mark Greenberg, is a 2005 brief, available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman). 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [9390]

March/April 2005

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  • "Educational Experiences of Children in Out-of-Home Care," by Cheryl Smithgall, Robert Matthew Gladden, Eboni Howard, Robert Goerge & Mark Courtney (116 pp., 2004), is available (free) from the Chapin Hall Ctr. for Children, Univ. of Chi., 1313 E. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637, 773/753-5900, www.chapinhall.org [9166]

  • "Estimating Financial Support for Kinship Caregivers," by Julie Murray, Jennifer Ehrle Macomber & Robert Geen (5 pp., Dec. 2004), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org [9288]

  • "Exceptional Returns: Economic, Fiscal & Social Benefits of Investments in Early Childhood Development," by Robert G. Lynch (54 pp., Oct. 2004), is available from the Economic Policy Inst., 1660 L St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-8810, www.epinet.org/books/exceptional/exceptional_returns_(full).pdf [9203]

  • "Foster Care Adoption in the US: A State by State Analysis of Barriers & Promising Practices," by Jennifer Ehrle Macomber, Cynthia Andrews Scarcella & Robert Geen (2004), is available from The Urban Inst., 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org [9214]

  • "How Welfare Reform Might Affect Children: Updating the Conceptual Model," by Kristin Anderson Moore & Martha Zaslow is an 8-page, Dec. 2004 Research Brief, available (likely free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/572-6000, www.childtrends.org [9290]

  • Juvenile Drug Courts & Teen Substance Abuse, eds. Jeffrey Butts & John Roman (2004), has been published by Urban Inst. Press, 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org [9213]

  • "Preliminary Analysis of Child Support Cooperation as a Condition of Eligibility for Subsidized Child Care," by Paula Roberts a 2004 report from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), is available at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1101131022.44/CS_CC.subsidy.pdf [9232]

  • "The Forgotten Population: A Look at Death Row in the US Through the Experiences of Women" (28 pp., Dec. 2004), from the ACLU and AFSC, is available (possibly free) from the ACLU Women's Rights Proj., 125 Broad St., 18th flr., NYC, NY 10004-2400, 212/549-2644, www.aclu.org/WomensRights/WomensRightslist.cfm?c=171 [9264]

  • "The Health & Well-Being of Young Children of Immigrants," by Randy Capps, Michael Fix, Jason Ost, Jane Reardon-Anderson & Jeffrey Passel a Feb. 2005 report, is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org [9291]

  • The Mississippi Center for Justice was founded in June 2002 by civil rights advocates, trial lawyers, social service advocates & others "committed to pursuing systemic advocacy strategies that combat discrimination & poverty in Mississippi." Areas of work include education, foster care, the criminal justice system, voting rights, health care, immigrants, housing. Inf. from the Ctr., 736 N. Congress St., Jackson, MS 39202, 601/352-2269, www.mscenterforjustice.org [9230]

January/February 2005

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  • "Children & the Right to Adequate Housing: An International Law Resource Guide" (2004) is available from the Housing & Land Rights Network, 7 Muhammad Shafiq St. No. 8, Muhandisin, Cairo, Egypt, hic-mena@hic-mena.org [9206]

  • Clearinghouse Review, the monthly law journal for the Legal Services community, will devote its June 2005 issue to children's environmental health & environmental justice. Submissions due by March 8. Contact Steven Fischbach, 401/274-2652, x164, sfischbach@rils.org. [9164]

  • "Early Childhood Measures Profiles, 2004" from the HHS Office of Asst. Sec. for Planning & Eval. and the Adm. for Children & Families, is available at nccic.acf.hhs.gov/poptopics/childhoodoutcome.html [9198]

  • "Ending Family Homelessness" was the theme of the Oct. 2004 LA conf. of the Natl. Alliance to End Homelessness. Univ. of Penn. Prof. Dennis Culhane's plenary presentation is available on the NAEH website, www.endhomelessness.org [9165]

  • "How Poverty Separates Parents & Children" (2004) is available ($5) from the Fourth World Movement, 7600 Willow Hill Dr., Landover, MD 20785, 301/336-9489, nationalcenter@4thworldmovement.org, www.4thworldmovement.org [9209]

  • "Saving Black Boys," by Rosa Smith appeared in the Jan. 2005 The School Administrator. Copies of the 10-page article are available from nt@schottfoundation.org [9144]

  • "Taking the Next Step: What Can the US Learn about Parental Leave from New Zealand?," by Jodie Levin-Epstein is a 2004 Policy Brief from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman); available at www.clasp.org/publications/work_life.brfl.pdf [9196]

  • "The State of the World's Children" UNICEF's 164-page, Dec. 2004 report -- documenting that more than one billion children -- more than half the children in the world --suffer extreme deprivation because of war, HIV/AIDS or poverty, is available at www.unicef.org/publications/files/SOWC_2005_(English).pdf [9207]

  • "Welfare Reform & Children's Well-Being," by Andrew J. Cherlin appeared in the Fall 2004 issue of Poverty Research Insights, published by the Natl. Poverty Ctr., Univ. of Mich., 1015 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1689, www.npc.umich.edu [9190]

November/December 2004

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  • "A Profile of Families Cycling On & Off Welfare" is an Oct. 2004 MDRC report, available at www.mdrc.org/sps/go.cgi?c=b0mYxfl7FzmdoyJJKJ51 [9089]

  • "Asian American & Pacific Islander Youth at Risk" is the topic of a forthcoming special issue of AAPI Nexus, the natl. peer-reviewed journal published by UCLA's Asian American Studies Ctr. (headed by PRRAC Bd. member Don Nakanishi). They seek submissions, with a Dec. 31, 2004 deadline for letters of intent. Send to nexus@aasc.ucla.edu, & cc pmong@ucla.edu & kumemoto@hawaii.edu [9041]

  • "Child Support Payments Benefit Children in Non-Economic as Well as Economic Ways," by Paula Roberts is an Oct. 2004 report from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), available at www.clasp.org/Pubs/DMS/Documents/1024408642.85/CS_Noneconomic_FS.pdf [9093]

  • "Child Support Substantially Increases Economic Well-Being of Low & Moderate-Income Families," by Paula Roberts is an Oct. 2004 report, available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman
    at www.clasp.org/Pubs/DMS/Documents/1023218849.8/CS_Economic_FS.pdf [9092]

  • "Do Child Characteristics Affect How Children Fare in Families Receiving & Leaving Welfare?," by Sharon Vandivere, Martha Zaslow, Jennifer Brooks & Zakia Redd is an Aug. 2004 Discussion Paper from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5699, BNowak@ui.urban.org [9037]

  • "Initiatives to Reduce Teen & Adult Nonmarital Childbearing," by Richard Wertheimer & Angela Romano Papillo is an Aug. 2004 Policy Brief from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5699, BNowak@ui.urban.org [9036]

  • Leaving Welfare: Employment & Well-Being of Families that Left Welfare in the Post-Entitlement Era, by Gregory Acs & Pamela Loprest (Sept. 2004), has been published by The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org [9066]

  • "Looking to the Future: A Commentary on Children of Immigrant Families," by Mark Greenberg & Hedieh Rahmanou, appeared in the Fall 2004 issue of The Future of Children, available at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1097006751.66/Future_of_Children.pdf [9068]

  • "Making the 'No Child Left Behind Act' Work for Children Who Struggle to Learn: A Parent's Guide" (22 pp., Oct. 2004) can be downloaded at www.LD.org/nclb [9056]

  • "Marriage Promotion & the Living Arrangements of Black, Hispanic & White Children," by Laura Wherry & Kenneth Finegold (7 pp., Sept. 2004), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org, www.uipress.org [9018]

  • "Maternal Stress & Mothering Behaviors in Stable & Unstable Families" (3 pp., Sept. 2004), is available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu, crcw.princeton.edu/fragilefamilies [9028]

  • "National Costs of Teen Pregnancy & Teen Pregnancy Prevention: What We Know," by Wilhelmina Leigh (2003) is available from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, Health Policy Inst., www.jointcenter.org [9086]

  • New Supporting Healthy Marriage Web Site has been launched by MDRC, www.supportinghealthymarriage.org [9090]

  • "Parents' Labor Force Participation: Does Child Health Matter?" (3 pp., Aug. 2004) is available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu, crcw.princeton.edu/fragilefamilies [9025]

  • "State/Local Costs of Teen Pregnancy & Teen Pregnancy Prevention: What We Know," by Wilhelmina Leigh (2003) is available from the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies, Health Policy Inst., www.jointcenter.org [9087]

  • "The Child Support Program Promotes Marriage & Reduces Non-Marital Childbearing," by Paula Roberts is an Oct. 2004 report from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), available at www.clasp.org/Pubs/DMS/Documents/1024418627.66/CS_Marriage.pdf [9094]

  • "The Impacts of Neighborhood Poverty Deconcentration Efforts on Low-Income Children's & Adolescents' Well-Being," by Rebecca C. Fauth appeared in Children, Youth and Environments, 14(1), 2004, pp. 1-55. [9077]

  • The Progressive Planning Reader (108 pp., 2004) is a compendium of articles from Progressive Planning, the quarterly magazine of The Planners Network. $12 from PN, 1 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St., Mpls., MN 55455-0109, www.plannersnetwork.org [9034]

  • "What is 'Healthy Marriage'? Defining the Concept," by Kristin Anderson Moore, Susan M. Jekielek, Jacinta Bronte-Tinkew, Lina Guzman, Suzanne Ryan & Zakia Redd an 8-page, Sept. 2004 Research Brief from Child Trends, is available (possibly free) from them at 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/572-6000, www.childtrends.org [9023]

  • "Working Hard, Falling Short: America's Working Families & the Pursuit of Economic Security," by Tom Waldrom, Brandon Roberts, Brandon Roberts, Andrew Reamer, Sara Rab & Steve Ressler (36 pp., Oct. 2004), is available at www.aecf.org/initiatives/jobsinitiative/workingpoor/working_hard_new.pdf [9044]

September/October 2004

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  • Asian America & Same-Sex Marriage a forthcoming (Fall 2005) issue of Amerasia Journal, seeks submissions (March 15, 2005 deadline; Oct. 1, 2004 deadline for 1-page abstract or prospectus). Submission guidelines at www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/rdp2/index/html [8949]

  • "Family Support during the Transition to Adulthood" (4 pp., Aug. 2004) is available (likely free) from the Natl. Poverty Ctr., 1015 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734/615-5312, npcinfo@umich.edu, www.npc.umich.edu [8985]

  • "Grandma and Grandpa Taking Care of the Kids: Patterns of Involvement," by Lina Guzman (7 pp., July 2004), is available (possibly free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/572-6000, www/childtrends.org [8932]

  • "High-Wire Act: Balancing Families & Jobs at Precarious Points," by Jodie Levin-Epstein (2004), from the Ctr. on Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), is available at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1092834134.29/High_Wire.pdf. [8967]

  • "I Can't Give You Anything But Love: Would Poor Couples with Children Be Better Off Economically If They Married?," by Paula Roberts (2004), from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), is available at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1093288195.25/marr_brf_5.pdf [8966]

  • "Kids Count Puerto Rico Project" (July 2004), from the Natl. Council of La Raza, is the first-ever comprehensive data book on children in Puerto Rico. Contact Sonia Perez, 787/641-0546, info@nclr.org [8992]

  • "Moving Forward: Head Start Children, Families & Programs in 2003," by Katherine Hart & Rachel Schumacher a 2004 Policy Brief from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), is available at www.clasp.org/Pubs/Pubs_New [8960]

  • Natl. Ctr. for Rural Early Childhood Learning website has been established at Mississippi State Univ., www.ruralec.msstate.edu [8961]

  • "Religion & Marriage in Urban America" a 3-page, June 2004 Research Brief, is available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu. The Brief was adapted from "Then Comes Marriage?: Religion, Race & Marriage in Urban America," by W. Bradford Wilcox & Nicholas Wolfinger, downloadable (go to Fragile Families link, click on Publications, then click on Working Paper Series at http:crcw.princeton.edu [8977]

  • The Evaluation Exchange devotes its 31-page Summer 2004 issue to "Early Childhood Programs & Evaluation." Issue (and subs) free from the Harvard Family Research Proj., 3 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-4304, hfrp_pubs@gse.harvard.edu [8947]

  • "Where the Funds Are: Potential Use of Child Support Funds for Transitional Jobs Programs," by Abbey Frank is a Aug. 2004 Policy Brief from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), available at www.clasp.org/Pubs/Pubs_Job [8998]

July/August 2004

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  • "'His' and 'Her' Marriage Expectations: Determinants and Consequences" (3 pp., May 2004) is available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu, crcw.princeton.edu/fragilefamilies [8852]

  • "Asian America and Same-Sex Marriage" is a forthcoming special issue of Amerasia Journal. They are seeking submissions -- send a 1-page abstract or prospectus by Oct. 1 to Prof. Russell Leong, rleong@ucla.edu. Submission guidelines at www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/rdp2/index.html [8911]

  • "Building Bridges to Self-Sufficiency: Improving Services for Low-Income Working Families," by Jennifer Miller, Frieda Molina, Lisa Grossman & Susan Golonka (96 pp., 2004), is available (possibly free) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200, www.mdrc.org [8778]

  • "Building Bridges to Self-Sufficiency: Improving Services for Low-Income Working Families" (2004), a joint Manpower Demonstration Research Corp./Natl. Governors Assn. Ctr. for Best Practices report, is available at www.mdrc.org/ [8856]

  • Building Bridges for Women of Color in Higher Education: A Practical Guide to Success, eds. Conchita Y. Battle & Chrontresse M. Doswell (2004?), has been published by University Press of America, 800/462-6420, WOCinHED@aol.com [8919]

  • "Changes in Family Structure & Child Well-Being: Evidence from the 2002 National Survey of America's Families," by Gregory Acs & Sandi Nelson (Sept. 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 202/261-5815, bnowak@ui.urban.org [8875]

  • Child Trends: 'What Works' Information Databank provides indicators of child and youth well-being, linking to more than 60 DataBank indicators, www.childrtrendsdatabank.org [8853]

  • "Culturally Responsible Parental Involvement: Concrete Understandings & Basic Strategies," by Sabrina Hope King & A. Lin Goodwin is downloadable at www.aacte.org/Publications/default.htm [8862]

  • "Early Childhood Programming & Evaluation" is the theme of the Summer 2004 issue of Evaluation Exchange, charting the course of these elements over nearly half a century. Available at www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp/eval/issue26 [8810]

  • "Firearms Deaths among Children & Teens in 2000 and 2001" is the subject of a 2004 Children's Defense Fund report. Contact cdfcampaign@childrensdefense.org [8830]

  • "Getting Time Off: Access to Leave Among Working Parents" a 2004 Urban Inst. policy brief, is available at www.urban.org/Template.cfm?NavMenuID=24&template=/TaggedContent/ViewP [8898]

  • "KIDSCOUNT 2004 Data Book" from the Annie E. Casey Fdn., is available at www.aecf.org/kidscount/databook/ [8880]

  • "Moving Forward: Head Start Children, Families & Programs in 2003," by Katherine Hart & Rachel Schumacher (2004), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1088017582.58/HS_brf_5.pdf [8807]

  • The Child Indicator the newsletter of Child Trends, is available (free electronically, $5 published copy) from them at 4301 Conn., Ave., NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202-362-5580. The Spring 2004 issue contains an update on efforts to develop a natl. indicators system that will help describe how well the nation is doing in crucial areas (such as health & education), assess needs in these areas, and monitor progress toward goals. [8833]

  • The Evaluation Exchange in its Spring 2004 issue deals with assessing & improving the quality of out-of-school time and youth development programs. Available at www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp/eval/issue25 [8838]

  • The Seventh Generation: Native Youth Speak About Finding the Good Path, by Amy Bergstrom, Linda Miller Cleary & Thomas D. Peacock (2004), is available ($20) from AEL, 800/624-9120, hammerp@ael.org [8887]

  • "What Do 'I Do's' Do? Potential Benefits of Marriage for Cohabiting Couples with Children," by Gregory Acs & Sandi Nelson (7 pp., May 2004), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5867, pubs@ui.urban.org, www.uipress.org [8795]

  • "Working Families with Children: A Closer Look at Homeownership Trends" (2004), from the Center for Housing Policy, is downloadable at www.nhc.org [8857]

May/June 2004

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  • A Shelter is Not a Home . . . Or Is It? Lessons from Family Homelessness in NYC, by Ralph da Costa Nunez (139 pp., 2004), published by White Tiger Press, is available (no price listed) from the Inst. for Children & Poverty, 36 Cooper Sq., 6th flr., NYC, NY 10003, 212/529-5252 www.instituteforchildrenandpoverty.org [8667]

  • "Beyond Marriage Licenses: Efforts to Strengthen Marriage & Two-Parent Families. A State-by-State Snapshot," by Theodora Ooms, Stacey Bouchet & Mary Parke (75 pp., 2004) is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000 www.clasp.org/Pubs/Pubs_Couples [8747]

  • Black in School: Afrocentric Reform, Urban Youth & the Promise of Hip-Hop Culture, by Shawn A. Ginwright (168 pp., 2004, $21.95) is available from Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [8709]

  • "Child Care Programs Help Parents Find and Keep Jobs: Funding Shortfalls Leave Many Families Without Assistance," by Jennifer Mezey (2004) is available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000 www.clasp.org/Pubs/Pubs_ChildCare [8749]

  • "From Welfare to Work: What the 1996 Welfare Reform Initiative Has Meant for Children," by Erin Holland (22 pp.) appeared in the Winter 2004 issue of the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy, available from the journal, 202/662-9468, ojasubscriptions@law.georgetown.edu [8745]

  • "Getting Time Off: Access to Leave among Working Parents," by Katherin Ross Phillips is an April 2004 policy brief, available from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5815, www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=310977 [8678]

  • "Leaving Family for Work: Ambivalence & Mental Health among Migrants Latino Farmworkers," by Joseph G. Grzywacz, Julie Early, Janeth Tapia, Christopher M. Graham & Thomas Arcury (23 pp., Spring 2004) is available (no price listed) from the Ctr. for Latino Health Research, Dept. of Family & Comm. Medicine, Wake Forest Univ. School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1084, 336/716-9348. [8684]

  • "No Minor Matter: Developing a Coherent Policy on Paternity Establishment for Children Born to Underage Parents," by Paula Roberts is a 2004 Policy Brief, available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [8748]

March/April 2004

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  • "Asthma Among Homeless Children: Undercounting & Undertreating the Underserved" published in the March 2004 Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine reports that 50% of children entering NYC's shelter system have asthma; archpedi.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/158/3/244 [8602]

  • "Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention," by Greg Spiegel (17 pp.) appeared in the Jan./Feb. 2004 issue of Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law & Policy. Contact the Natl. Ctr. for Poverty Law, 50 E. Washington St., #500, Chicago, IL 60602, 312/263-3830, www.povertylaw.org [8592]

  • "Children in Low-Income Families Are Less Likely to be in Center-Based Child Care" (2 pp., Nov. 2003) is available (likely free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, anfinfo@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org [8564]

  • "Disenfranchisement Rates for Women" is the subject of a 2004 briefing paper from The Sentencing Proj., downloadable at www.sentencingproject.org/pdfs/fvr-women.pdf [8565]

  • "Economic Status in Later Life among Women Who Raised Children Outside of Marriage," by Richard Johnson & Melissa Favreault is a 2004 Urban Inst. report, available at www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=410933 [8376]

  • "Government Spending on Children," by Charles Brecher, Cynthia Searcy, Diana Silver & Beth Weitzman is a 2004 study of five economically distressed cities (Baltimore, Detroit, Oakland, Philadelphia, Richmond), available (possibly free) from The Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/797-6139, www.brookings.edu/urban [8508]

  • "Head Start Comprehensive Services: A Key Support for Early Learning for Poor Children," by Kate Irish, Rachel Schumacher & Joan Lombardi is a 2004 policy brief from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), available (possibly free) from 202/906-8000; downloadable at www.clasp.org/Pubs/Pubs_ChildCare [8420]

  • "Head Start Comprehensive Services: A Key Support for Early Learning for Poor Children," by Kate Irish, Rachel Schumacher & Joan Lombardi is a 2004 Policy Brief from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), downloadable at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1075300806.3/HS_brf_4.pdf [8542]

  • "Marriage on the Public Policy Agenda: What Do Policy Makers Need to Know from Research?" is the 7-page, Winter 2004 issue of Poverty Research Insights, available (possibly free) from the Natl. Poverty Ctr., Gerald Ford School of Public Policy, Univ. Mich., 1015 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1689, www.npc.umich.edu [8529]

  • "More Research Needed to Put Marriage Policies on Track" is the subject of the 5-page, Jan. 2004 issue of The Forum, published quarterly by Columbia University's Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 215 W. 125 St., 3rd. flr., NYC, NY 10027-4426, 646/284-9600, www.nccp.org [8528]

  • "Myths About the Adequacy of Current Child Care Funding," by Jennifer Mezey (March 2004), a CLASP report, is downloadable at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1080577074.01/cc_myths.pdf [8520]

  • "No Longer Children: Case Studies of the Living & Working Conditions of the Youth Who Harvest America's Crop" (37 pp., May 2001) is available (no price listed) from Aguirre Internatl., 555 Airport Blvd, #400 Burlingame CA 94010-2036 [8519]

  • "Providing Comprehensive, Integrated Social Services to Vulnerable Children & Families: Are There Legal Barriers at the Federal Level to Moving Forward?," by Rutledge Hutson is a 2004 report from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), downloadable at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1076428367.74/CW_Integration.pdf [8395]

  • "SSI and Child Support," by Paula Roberts (March 2004), a CLASP report, downloadable at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1080248798.26/CS_SSI.pdf [8521]

  • The Center for Parent Leadership (formerly Parent Leadership Associates) website provides interactive training & materials to enable parents to become decision-making partners in their local schools. PO Box 1658, Lexington, KY 40588, 859/233-9849, x229, kgardner@prichardcommittee.org, www.centerforparentleadership.org [8563]

  • "The Changing Nature of Young Adulthood Throughout the Century" is a 3-page, Jan. 2004 Research Brief, available (likely free) from Dr. Elizabeth Fussell, Dept. Sociology, Tulane Univ., 220 Newcomb Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, 504/862-3008, efussell@tulane.edu [8569]

  • "The Guide to Effective Programs for Children & Youth" (2004?) is available (no price given) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, www.childtrends.org/Lifecourse [8466]

  • "The Hispanic Paradox & Breastfeeding: Does Acculturation Matter?" is a 3-page, Feb. 2004 Research Brief, available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu, crcw.Princeton.edu/fragilefamilies [8596]

  • The National Conf. of State Legislators has a 2004 Publications Catalog, with items on children/families, economic development, education, the environment & health. Doubtless free from 7700 E. First Pl., Denver, CO 80230, 303/364-7812, [8538]

  • "Trends in Parents' Economic Hardship," by Sandi Nelson (March 2004) is an Urban Inst. report, available (likely free) from 202/261-5815, bnowak@ui.urban.org [8482]

  • "Walking the Collaboration Talk: 10 Lessons Learned from the LA County Children's Planning Council," by Jacquelyn McCroskey (35 pp., n.d. [2004] is available (possibly free) from the Council, 500 W. Temple St., #B-26, LA, CA 90012, 213/893-0421, www.childrensplanningcouncil.org [8545]

  • "Welfare Reform & the Role of Work for Low-Income Women," by Archibald Stuart & Marcia Bok (21 pp., Feb. 2004), is available (free) from Prof. Bok, Univ. Conn. School of Social Work, 1798 Asylum Ave., W. Hartford, CT 06117, MARCIABOK@AOL.COM [8496]

  • "Who Are 'Fragile Families' & What Do We Know About Them?," by Mary Parke is a 2004 policy brief from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman); downloadable at www.clasp.org/Pubs/Pubs_Couples [8464]

January/February 2004

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  • A Child Obesity Clearinghouse www.shapingamericasyouth.com [8269]

  • "Achieving the Goals of Welfare Reform: The Experiences of Latina Women," by Marcia Bok [8216]

  • "Attending Kindergarten and Already Behind: A Statistical Portrait of Vulnerable Young Children," by Richard Wertheimer, Tara Croan & Kristin Moore www.childtrends.org [8286]

  • "Building Successful Partnerships: A Guide for Developing Parent & Family Involvement Programs" [8219]

  • "Child Support Increases for Low-Income Families" [8261]

  • "Child Trend's Guide to Effective Programs for Children & Youth" mailhost.groundspirng.org/cgi-bin/t.pl?id=60920:599906 [8318]

  • "Child, Family & Community Indicators Book" mailhost.groundspring.org/cgi-bin/t.pl?id=57479.599906 [8308]

  • "Children in Foster Homes: How Are They Faring?," by Sharon Vandivere, Rosemary Chalk & Kristin Anderson Moore www.childtrends.org [8233]

  • "Children of Immigrants Show Slight Reductions in Poverty, Hardship," by Randy Capps, Michael Fix & Jane Reardon-Anderson [8284]

  • CLASP 2004 Audio Conf. Series: www.claspstore.org [8316]

  • "Coming Together for Children with Disabilities: State Collaboration to Support Quality, Inclusive Child Care," by Jennifer Mezey, Katherine Beh Neas & Kate Irish www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1070980704.1/ccdf_idea_rpt.pdf [8293]

  • "Employment & Child Care Decisions of Mothers & the Well-Being of Their Children," by Raquel Bernal www.northwestern.edu/ipr/publications/policybriefs/html. [8303]

  • "Engaging Youth in Positive, Productive Roles" www.cssp.org [8246]

  • "Health Insurance Coverage of Children in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families," by Randy Capps, Genevieve M. Kenney & Michael Fix www.urban.org [8283]

  • "Helping Working Families After Welfare: Access to New Jersey's Support Services," by Linda C. Rosenberg, Charles Nagatoshi & Richard Roper www.mathematica-mpr.com/PDFs/redirect.asp?strSite=helpworkfam.pdf [8305]

  • "Identifying & Addressing the Needs of Children in Grandparent Care" www.urban.org/urlprint.cfm?ID=8561. [8322]

  • "Improving the Economic Success of Families" www.cssp.org [8240]

  • "Kinship Care Resource Kit for Community & Faith-Based Organizations: Helping Grandparents & Other Relatives Raising Children" www.childrensdefense.org [8321]

  • Kinship Care: Making the Most of a Valuable Resource, ed. Robert Geen www.urban.org/pubs/KinshipCare [8265]

  • "Kinship Foster Care: Custody, Hardship & Services," by Jennifer Ehrle, Robert Geen & Regan Main www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=1000587 [8264]

  • "Lifting the Lid Off the Family Cap: States Revisit Problematic Policy for Welfare Mothers" www.clasp.org [8258]

  • Living Cities Interactive Databooks brookings.edu/urban [8301]

  • "Measuring Need for Youth Services in DC: Comparing Poverty & TANF Data," by Jennifer T. Comey, Mark Rubin & Peter A. Tatian www.dcagenda.org [8317]

  • "National Standards for Parent/Family Involvement Programs" www.pta.org [8218]

  • Prisoners Once Removed: The Impact of Incarceration & Reentry on Children, Families & Communities, eds. Jeremy Travis & Michelle Waul www.urban.org.pubs/prisoners/ [8298]

  • "Promoting Better Family Health" www.cssp.org [8245]

  • "Recent Cases on a Variety of TANF/Child Support Issues," by Paula Roberts & Michelle Jordan www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1069881513.48/CS_Litigation.pdf [8294]

  • "Teens & TANF: How Adolescents Fare Under the Nation's Welfare Program," by Jodie Levin-Epstein & John Hutchins www.clasp.org [8259]

  • "Unique Strengths, Shared Strengths: Developmental assets among youth of color," by A. Sesma, Jr. & E.C. Roehlkepartain [8315]

  • "Unsupervised Time: Family & Child Factors Associated with Self-Care," by Sharon Vandivere, Kathryn Tout, Martha Zaslow, Julia Calkins & Jeffrey Capizzano www.urban.org [8227]

  • "Verdicts Matter: An Empirical Study of California Employment Discrimination & Wrongful Discharge Verdicts Reveals Low Success Rates for Women & Minorities," by David Oppenheimer internet.ggu.edu/law_library/verdictsmatter.html [8306]

  • "Welfare Reform in Philadelphia: Implementation, Effects & Experiences of Poor Families & Neighborhoods," by Charles Michalopoulos, Kathryn Edin, Barbara Fink, Mirella Landriscina, Denise F. Polit, Judy C. Polyne, Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, David Seith & Nandita Verma www.mdrc.org [8214]

  • "Who Are Fragile Families & What Do We Know About Them?," by Mary Parke www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1073679033.53/Marriage_Brief4.pdf [8292]

  • Who Gets the Good Jobs? Combating Race & Gender Disparities, by Robert Cherry [8325]

November/December 2003

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  • "12 Things Parents Should Know & Expect" (4 pp., 2003) is available on the Parent Leadership Associates website, www.plasssociates.org [8183]

  • "Are We Holding the Line on Health Coverage for Low-Income Families?" (2003), from the Kaiser Family Fdn., is available at www.kff.org/content/2003/20030729 [8181]

  • "Broadening Tax Credits & Working Families," by Daniel Gitterman, Christopher Howard & Kendra Davenport Cotton (2003), is available from the Brookings Institution, www.brookings.edu/urban [8177]

  • "Changes in the Distribution of Children's Family Income over the 1990s," by Rebecca Blank & Robert F. Schoeni is a 4-page, July 2003 Policy Brief, available (possibly free) from the Natl. Poverty Ctr., 1015 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 734/615-5312, npcinfo@umich.edu, www.npc.umich.edu [8157]

  • "Every Door Closed: Barriers Facing Parents with Criminal Recors: An Action Agenda," by Amy Hirsch, Sharon M. Dietrich, Rue Landau, Peter D. Schneider, Irv Ackelsberg, Judith Bernstein-Baker & Joseph Hohenstein (Oct. 2003), is available (in Exec. Summary form as well) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. 8 Fact Sheets based on this work are available from CLASP as well; downloadable at www.clasp.org/Pubs/Pubs_Legal [8125]

  • Friendship, Cliques & Gangs: Young Black Men Coming of Age in Urban America, by Greg Dimitriadis (128 pp., 2003, $22.45), is available from Teachers College Press, 800/575-6566. [8099]

  • "Health Insurance for Children: Analysis" is the Spring 2003 issue of The Future of Children. 15 articles, including "Historical Overview of Children's Health Care Coverage," "Which Children Are Still Uninsured & Why," "Gaps in Coverage for Children in Immigrant Families." Free from The Future of Children Distrib. Ctr., PO Box 8, Williamsport, PA 17703-9911, circulation@futureofchildren.org, www.futureofchildren.org [8178]

  • "Identifying & Addressing the Needs of Children in Grandparent Care," by Cynthia Andrews Scarcella, Jennifer Ehrle & Robert Geen (Aug. 2003), is available (free) from The Urban Inst., bnowak@ui.urban.org, 202/261-5815. [8160]

  • "Improving Access to TANF for Teen Parents: Recommendations for Reauthorization," by Christine Grisham & Jodie Levin-Epstein (Sept. 2003), endorsed by some 20 natl., state & local orgs., is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman): www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1060174403.92/Teen_Parent_Recs.pdf [8124]

  • "Left Unsupervised: A Look at the Most Vulnerable Children," by Sharon Vandivere, Kathryn Tout, Jeffrey Capizzano & Martha Zaslow is an 8-page, 2003 report, available (possibly free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/572-6136; downloadable at www.childlltrends.org/PDF/UnsupervisedRB.pdf, www.childtrends.org [8091]

  • "Making the Case for Increasing Federal Child Care Funding," by Jennifer Mezey (Oct. 2003), is a 5-page fact sheet available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 202/906-8000; downloadable at www.clasp.org/Pubs/Pubs_ChildCare [8128]

  • "Marriage Patterns of TANF Recipients: Evidence from New Jersey," by Robert Wood, Anu Rangarajan & John Deke (2003), is available on the Mathematica website: www.mathematica-mpr.com/pdfs/redirect.asp?strSite=tanfmarriage.pdf [8153]

  • "Meeting Great Expectations: Integrating Early Education Program Standards in Child Care," by Rachel Schumacher, Kate Irish & Joan Lombardi (60 pp., Sept. 2003), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman), 202/906-8000. Report available at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1061231790.62/meeting_rpt.pdf. An 8-page Policy Brief version available at www.clasp.org/Pubs/DMS/Documents/1061231579.27/meeting_brief.pdf [8123]

  • Practicing Social Justice, eds. John J. Stretch, Ellen M. Burkemper, William J. Hutchison & Jan Wilson (249 pp., 2003), has been published by Haworth Press, 800/429-6784. Among the chapters: "Building Bridges & Improving Racial Harmony: An Evaluation of the Bridges Across Racial Polarization Program"; "Social Justice & Welfare Reform: A Shift in Policy"; "The Homeless in Missouri"; "Immigrant & Refugee Communities: Resiliency, Trauma, Policy & Practice"; and PRRAC Exec. Dir. Chester Hartman's "The Race/Poverty Intersection: Will We Ever Achieve Liberty & Justice for All?" [8052]

  • "Public Attitudes Toward Low-Income Families & Children" is an Oct. 2003 survey report from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, available at www.nccp.org/pub_pat03a.html [8112]

  • "TANF & the Status of Teen Mothers under Age 18," by Gregory Acs & Heather Koball (June 2003), is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 202/261-5815, bnowak@ui.urban.org [8161]

  • "The Long-Term Effects of the Minnesota Family Investment Program on Marriage & Divorce Among Two-Parent Families" is a 2003 Manpower Demonstration Research Corp. report, available at www.mdrc.org/publications/357/abstract.html [8075]

  • "The More Things Change? Children's Living Arrangements Since Welfare Reform," by Gregory Acs & Sandi Nelson an Oct. 2003 Urban Inst. report, is available (free) from bnowak@ui.urban.org, or 202/261-5815. [8086]

  • "Welfare Reform, Work & Child Care: The Role of Informal Care in the Lives of Low-Income Women & Children" (2003) is a policy brief from Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., www.mdrc.org/publications/353/policybrief.html [8154]

  • "Welfare Reforms, Work & Child Care" is a 2003 Manpower Demonstration Research Corp. Policy Brief: www.mdrc.org/publications/353/policybrief.html [8074]

September/October 2003

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  • "A Portrait of Prisoner Reentry in Maryland," by Nancy G. La Vigne & Vera Kachnowski (68 pp., March 2003), an Urban Inst. report, is downloadable at www.urban/org/url.cfm?ID=410655 [7963]

  • "Children's Insurance Coverage & Service Use Improve," by Genevieve M. Kenney, Jennifer Haley & Alexandra Tebay (4 pp., July 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, anfinfo@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=310816 [7981]

  • "Failure to Thrive: The Continuing Poor Health of Medical Child Support," by Paula Roberts (May 2003), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1054585921.0/failure_to_thrive.pdf [8020]

  • "Familiarity with Medicaid & SCHIP Programs Grows & Interest in Enrolling Is High," by Genevieve M. Kenney, Jennifer Haley & Alexandra Tebay (2 pp., July 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, anfinfo@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=310817 [7982]

  • Family & Child Well-Being after Welfare Reform, ed. Douglas J. Besharov (305 pp., 2003, $33.95), has been published by Transaction, 888/999-6778, www.transactionpub.com [8004]

  • "Improving Child Care Quality: A Comparison of Military & Civilian Approaches," by Carol J. De Vita & Maria Montilla is a Aug. 2003 policy brief, available from The Urban Inst., www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=410825 [8000]

  • "Input on Improving Federal Child Welfare Financing Mechanisms," by Rutledge Hutson is a 2003 memo to the new Pew Commn. on Children in Foster Care, available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, www.clasp.org/DMS/Document/1060005808.84/Pew_finance.pdf [7977]

  • "Meeting Great Expectations: Integrating Early Education Program Standards in Child Care," by Rachel Schumacher, Kate Irish & Joan Lombardi an Aug. 2003 Center for Law & Social Policy report, is downloadable at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1061231790.62/meeting_rpt.pdf [7962]

  • "New Child Care Resources Are Needed to Prevent the Loss of Child Care Assistance for Hundreds of Thousands of Children in Working Families," by Sharon Parrott & Jennifer Mezey is an Aug. 2003 report from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities & the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy. Available (possibly free) from CLASP, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. [7971]

  • "New Hope for Families & Children: Five-Year Results of a Program to Reduce Poverty & Reform Welfare," by Aletha Huston et al. (27 pp., June 2003), reports on a demonstration program implemented in 2 inner-city areas of Milwaukee from 1994-98. Available (no price listed) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016-4326, 212/532-3200, www.mrdc.org [7954]

  • "No More Islands: Family Involvement in 27 School & Youth Programs," by Donna Walker James & Glenda Partee (152 pp., 2003), is available ($10) from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-9731, www.aypf.org [7957]

  • "Shaping the Future of American Youth: Youth Policy in the 21st Century" (82 pp., 2003), ed. Anne Lewis, is available ($8) from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-9731, www.aypf.org [7958]

  • The Generation Project : Evidence from this project, aimed at showing how welfare & work policies aimed at adults affect the well-being of children & adolescents, is summarized in a 5-min. video presentation, produced by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp. Available at www.mdrc.org/announcement_hp_25.html [8017]

  • "The Retreat from Marriage Among Low-Income Families" (3 pp., June 2003) is available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544; full study downloadable at http:/crcw.princeton.edu -- go to Fragile Families link, click on Publications, then click on Working Papers Series. [7991]

  • "The State of Latino Kids in the District of Columbia," by Krishna Roy & Heather McClure (86 pp., May 2003), published by the Council of Latino Agencies, 2437 15th St. NW, Wash., DC 20009, is downloadable at www.consejo.org/9853%20TEXT.pdf [8014]

  • "Threatened Progress: US in Danger of Losing Ground on Child Care for Low-Income Working Families," by Jennifer Mezey (May 2003), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1054310396.55/CC_brief2.pdf [8019]

  • "Vulnerable Youth: Identifying Their Need for Alternative Educational Settings," by Janine Zweig an Aug. 2003 Urban Inst. publication, is available at www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=410828 [8006]

  • "Your Fair Housing Rights" is the generic title of a series of 4 well-done pamphlets published by the Wash., DC Dept. of Housing & Comm. Dev. They deal, respectively, with Disability, Religion, Race/Color/National Origin & Sex. For copies, contact Sonia Gutierrez, DHCD, 801 N. Capitol St. NE, Wash., DC 20002, 202/442-7200. [7989]

July/August 2003

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  • "Age, Race & Children's Living Arrangements: Implications for TANF Reauthorization," by Ron Mincy & Helen Oliver is an April 2003 Policy Brief (B-53), from The Urban Inst., www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=310670 [7867]

  • American Teens (60 pp., 2003?) looks at "what works" in adolescent development. $20 from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580, www.childtrends.org [7908]

  • "Are Children Left Behind? Children's Environmental Health Under the Bush Administration" (42 pp., 2003) is available (no price given) from the Children's Env. Health Network, 110 Maryland Ave. NE, #511, Wash., DC 20002, 202/543-4033; downloadable at www.cehn.org [7893]

  • "Are Married Parents Really Better for Children? What Research Says About the Effects of Family Structure on Child Well-Being," by Mary Parke is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1052841451.72/Marriage_Brief3.pdf [7871]

  • "Barriers to Marriage Among Fragile Families" is a 3-page,May 2003 Research Brief, available (likely free)from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu. [7905]

  • "Child Support Enforcement & Fragile Families" (3 pp., April 2003) is available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw.princeton.edu/fragilefamilies/index.htm [7901]

  • Child Support Trends, by Vicki Turetsky (2003) is a 27-slide PowerPoint presentation, available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy www.clasp.org/Pubs/DMS/Documents/1054916334.1/cstrends_0503.pdf [7887]

  • "Children Having Children: Teen Pregnancy & Homelessness in NYC" (4 pp., April 2003) is available (likely free) from Homes for the Homeless/Inst. for Children in Poverty, 36 Cooper Sq., 6th flr., NYC, NY 10003, 212/529-5252, www.homesforthehomeless.com [7912]

  • "Financing Universal Kindergarten: Possibilities & Technical Issues for States in Using Funds Under the Child Care & Development Fund & TANF Block Grant," by Mark Greenberg is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1052171885.57/universal_prek.pdf [7872]

  • "Finding Permanent Homes for Foster Children: Issues Raised by Kinship Care," by Robert Geen (5 pp., April 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, www.urban.org [7856]

  • "Foster Children Placed with Relatives Often Receive Less Government Help," by Robert Geen (5 pp., April 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, www.urban.org [7855]

  • "Getting In, Not Getting In, and Why: Understanding SCHIP Enrollment," by Ian Hill & Amy Westpfahl Lutzky (24 pp., May 2003, is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, www.urban.org [7859]

  • "Is There a Hole in the Bucket? Understanding SCHIP Retention," by Ian Hill & Amy Westpfahl Lutzky (22 pp., May 2003), is availabl (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, www.urban.org [7858]

  • "Making Work Pay: How to Design & Implement Financial Work Suports to Improve Family Well-Being & Reduce Poverty," by Donald Green & Robert Anselmi (69 pp., April 2003), is available from Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200, www.mdrc.org [7852]

  • "Poor Families in 2001: Parents Working Less & Children Continue to Lag Behind," by Richard Wertheimer (8 pp., May 2003), is available (possibly free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave, NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/572-6000, www.childtrends.org [7928]

  • "Premium Assistance Programs under SCHIP: Not for the faint of heart," by Amy Westpfahl Lutzky & Ian Hill (28 pp., May 2003), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, www.urban.org [7860]

  • "Preparing for Success: How Head Start Helps Childen with Disabilities & Their Families," by Jennifer Mezey & Katherine Beh Neas (2003), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1052934362.69HS_disabilities.pdf [7875]

  • "Promoting the Health of Poor Preschool Children: What Do Federal Head Start Performance Standards Require?," by Rachel Schumacher (2003), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1053012415.12HS_health.pdf [7876]

  • "Serving America's Youngest: A Snapshot of Early Head Start Children, Families, Teachers & Programs in 2002," by Kate Irish, Rachel Schumacher & Joan Lombardi is an 8-page, 2003 Policy Brief from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1056552655.59/HS_brief3.pdf [7927]

  • "TANF & the Status of Teen Mothers under Age 18," by Gregory Acs & Heather Koball (7 pp., June 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, www/urban.org [7929]

  • "Untapped Potential? How States Contract Directly with Providers to Shore Up Child Care Choices for Low-Income Families," by Rachel Schumacher, Kate Irish & Mark Greenberg (May 2003) is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1051812019.95/May03_Update.pdf [7869]

  • "Welfare Policies Matter For Children & Youth: Lessons for TANF Reauthorization," by Pamela Morris, Virginia Knox & Lisa A. Gennetian (2002), is available (free) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 212/340-8659. [7881]

  • "Welfare, Working Families & Reauthorization: Mayors' Views," by Margy Waller (16 pp., May 2003), reporting on a survey of 31 mayors, is available (likely free) from The Brookings Inst., 202/797-6466, www.brookings.edu [7883]

  • "What's New in 2002? A Snapshot of Head Start Children, Families, Teachers & Programs," by Rachel Schumacher & Kate Irish (2003), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents1053092277.32/HS_brief2.pdf [7874]

  • "When Child Welfare Agencies Rely on Voluntary Kinship Placements," by Karin Malm & Robert Geen (5 pp., April 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, www.urban.org [7857]

May/June 2003

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  • "A Snapshot of Head Start Children, Families, Teachers & Programs," by Rachel Schumacher & Tanya Rakpraja (8 pp., April 2003), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman); 202/906-8000, downloadable at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1047305635.76/Head_Start_brief1.pdf [7728]

  • "Avoiding Cruel Choices: A guide for policymakers & family organizations on Medicaid's role in preventing custody relinquishment," by Chris Koyanagi (2002), is available from the Bazelon Ctr. for Mental Health Law, 1101 15th St. NW, #1212, Wash., DC 20005, 202/467-4232, info@bazelon.org, Downloadable at www.bazelon.org/issues/children, www.bazelon.org [7566]

  • "Child Support Enforcement & Domestic Violence among Non-Cohabiting Couples" is a 2-page, Dec. 2002 Research Brief from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544; the paper on which the Brief is based is downloadable at crcw.princeton.edu -- go to the Fragile Families link, click on Publications, then click on Working Papers Series. [7522]

  • "Estimating the Benefits of Paid Family & Medical Leave: A Colloquium Report," by Vicky Lovell (36 pp., 2003), is available (no price given) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research (headed by PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member Heidi Hartmann), 1707 L St. NW, #750, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-5100, www.iwpr.org [7710]

  • "Grant Awards Relevant to Racial & Ethnic Minority Children, FY 2002" is a March 2003 fact sheet describing last year's grants from the HHS Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality. www.ahrq.gov [7677]

  • Here & There: Come Journey With Us is an educational coloring book that tells the story of children & families on the migrant worker trail. $4 from Urban & Rural Migrant Ministry in Poughkeepsie, NY, 845/485-8627. [7692]

  • "Housing Strategies to Strengthen Welfare Policy & Support Working Families," by Barbara Sard & Margy Waller (11 pp., April 2002), is available (possibly free) from The Brookings Inst. Ctr. on Urban & Met. Policy, 1775 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2188, 202/797-6139, www.brookings.edu. [7705]

  • "More Than a Work Support? Issues Around Integrating Child Development Goals into the Child Care Subsidy System," by Gina Adams & Monica Rohacek appeared in the Dec. 2002 issue of Early Childhood Research Quarterly, pp. 418-440. Available at www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=1000449 [7683]

  • "Mothers' Transitions from Welfare to Work & the Well-Being of Preschoolers & Adolescents," by P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale and 7 co-authors, appeared in the March 7, 2003 issue of Science, pp. 1548-1552; reprints from the senior author, lcl@northwestern.edu, www.sciencemag.org. [7702]

  • "Parents and Learning," by Sam Redding (32 pp., n.d.), is available (possibly free) from the Academic Development Inst., 121 N. Kickapoo St., Lincoln, IL 62656, 217/732-6462, sredding@adi.org [7551]

  • "Qualitative Interviews with Families Reporting No Work of Government Cash Assistance in the National Survey of America's Families," by Kathryn Edin, Heather Koball, Sandi Nelson, Kate Pomper, Tracy Roberts & Sheila R. Zedlewski (March 2003), is available at www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=310657 or bnowak@ui.urban.org. [7687]

  • Rights, Raises, Respect: News & Issues for the Child Care Workforce is a monthly electronic newsletter from the Ctr. for the Child Care Workforce (a project of the AFT Educ. Fdn.), ccw@aft.org, www.ccw.org [7572]

  • "The Changing American Family" is a 4-page, June 2001 Exec. Summary, available (likely free) from the Population Resource Ctr., 1725 K St. NW, #1102, Wash., DC 20006, 202/467-5030, prc@prcdc.org. [7706]

  • "Truth & Conseqences: Part III. Who Pays When Paternity is Disestablished?," by Paula Roberts (2003), is the 3rd in a 3-part series, addressing the fiscal consequences to child, parents & state if paterntiy is disestablished. Downloadable at ww.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1050516143.11/Hotline_MIE.pdf [7657]

  • "Untapped Potential? How States Contract Directly with Providers to Shore Up Child Care Choices for LowI-ncome Families," by Rachel Schumacher, Kate Irish & Mark Greenberg (2003) is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Bd. member Alan Houseman): www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1049464392.49/untapped_rpt.pdf [7690]

  • "Why Privatizing Government Services Would Hurt Women Workers," by Annette Bernhardt & Laura Dresser (20 pp., 2002), is available ($5) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research (headed by PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd member Heidi Hartmann), 1707 L St. NW, #750, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-5100, www.iwpr.org. [7670]

  • "Women & Housing: A Status Report" (March, 2003) is available from The McAuley Inst., www/mcauley.org [7644]

March/April 2003

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  • "A Lot Easier Said Than Done: Parents Talk about Raising Children in Today's America," by Steve Farkas, Jean Johnson & Ann Duffett (54 pp., 2002), is available ($10) from Public Agenda, 6 E. 39 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/686-6610, info@publicagenda.org, www.publicagenda.org [7448]

  • "A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family & Community Connections on Student Achievement," by Anne T. Henderson & Karen L. Mapp (234 pp., 2002), is available (no price listed) from the Southwest Educ. Dev. Lab., 211 E. 7th St., Austin, TX 78701-3281, 800/476-6861, connections@sedl.org, www.sedl.org/connections/ [7430]

  • "A Vision for Eliminating Poverty & Family Violence: Transforming Child Welfare & TANF in El Paso County, CO," by Rutledge Hutson a 7-page, Jan. 2003 Policy Brief, is available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000, www.clasp.org [7454]

  • "Child Care Subsidy Policies & Practices: Implications for Child Care Providers," by Gina Adams & Kathleen Snyder (Feb. 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org/, www.urban.org [7461]

  • "Child Care: States Have Undertaken a Variety of Quality Improvement Activities, But More Evaluations of Effectiveness Are Needed" is a 2002 GAO report (GAO-02-894), available, free, from USGAO, 441 G St. NW, Rm. LM, Wash., DC 20548, 202/512-6000; downloadable from www.gao.gov -- type in the publication #. [7577]

  • "Children in Single-Parent Families Living in Poverty Have Fewer Supports After Welfare Reform," by Deanna M. Lyter, Melissa Sills & Gi-Taik Oh (11 pp., Sept. 2002), is available (possibly free) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research (headed by PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member Heidi Hartmann), 1707 L St. NW, #750, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-5100, iwpr@iwpr.org, www.iwpr.org [7585]

  • "Children's Readiness for School: Toward a Strategic Policy Framework," by Jane Knitzer is the lead article in the 12-page, Fall 2002 issue ofNews & Issues, the periodical published by the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032-1180, 212/304-7100, nccp@columbia.edu; may be free. www.nccp.org [7507]

  • "Custodial Mothers & Fathers & Their Child Support" (2002), from the Census Bureau, is available at www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/p60-217.pdf. [7362]

  • "Domestic Violence & Welfare Policy: Research Findings That Can Inform Policies on Marriage & Child Well-Being," by Sharmila Lawrence (11 pp., Dec. 2002), is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032-1180, www.researchforum.org [7581]

  • "Encouraging Civil Engagement: How Teens Are (or Are Not) Becoming Responsible Citizens," by Jonathan Zaff (6 pp., Oct. 2002), is available (possibly free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580, www.childtrends.org [7451]

  • "Essential but Often Ignored: Child Care Providers in the Subsidy System," by Gina Adams & Kathleen Snyder (Feb. 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org [7462]

  • "Families on the Edge: Homeless Young Parents & Their Welfare Experiences - A Survey of Homeless Youth & Service Providers," by Bob Reeg, Christine Grisham & Annie Shepard (36 pp., 2002), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000,; downloadable from www.clasp.org/Pubs/DMS/Documents/1037307545.54/edge_report.pdf, www.clasp.org [7576]

  • "From Prison to Home" is a (2003?) collection of conference papers, available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org; downloadable at http://www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=410527 [7544]

  • "From Their Lives: A Manual on How to Conduct Focus Groups of Low-Income Parents" (2003?) is available from The Inst. for Child & Family Policy, Univ. of So. Maine. muskie.usm.maine.edu/focusgroupmanual/. [7443]

  • "Getting Help with Child Care Expenses," by Linda Giannarelli, Sarah Adelman & Stephanie Schmidt (Feb. 2003), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org; downloadable from www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=310615. [7465]

  • "Getting Help with Child Care Expenses," by Linda Giannarelli, Sarah Adelman & Stephanie Schmidt, is a Feb. 2003 Occasional Paper, available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5815, bnowak@ui.urban.org; downloadable from www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=310615 [7543]

  • "If You Don't Know There's a Problem, How Can You Find a Solution?," by Paula Roberts (2002), deals with the need for notice & hearing rights in child support distribution cases. Available (no price given) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000; downloadable from www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1035575839.49/Due_Process.pdf, www.clasp.org [7579]

  • "Left Behind or Staying Away? Eligible Parents Who Remain Off TANF," by Sheila R. Zedlewski (7 pp., Sept. 2002), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org [7584]

  • "Life After Welfare Reform: Low-Income Single Parent Families, Pre- and Post-TANF," by Janice Peterson, Xue Song & Avis Jones-DeWeever (6 pp., May 2002), is available (possibly free) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research (headed by PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member Heidi Hartmann), 1707 L St. NW, #750, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-5100, www.iwpr.org [7524]

  • "No Child Left Behind: What's In It for Parents: A Guide for Parent Leaders & Advocates," by Anne T. Henderson (31 pp., 2002), has been published (no price listed) by Parent Leadership Associates, 2300 Clarendon Blvd., #600, Arlington, VA 22201, 703/528-7100, raimondo@prichardcommittee.org, www.plassociates.org. [7493]

  • Open: One Woman's Journey, by Angela Oh (who served on the Advisory Board to the Clinton Race Initiative), has been published by the UCLA Asian Amer. Studies Press, 3230 Campbell Hall, Box 951546, LA, CA 90095-1546, 310/825-2968, thaocha@ucla.edu [7488]

  • "Ten Reasons to Keep the Focus on Teen Childbearing" is a 16-page, 2002 report, available ($10) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580, www.childtrends.org [7517]

  • "The 2002 Status of Women in the States" is available (no price given) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research (headed by PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member Heidi Hartmann), www.iwpr.org [7578]

  • "The Continuing Evolution of State Kinship Care Policies," by Cynthia Andrews, Victoria Russell & Roseana Bess (Dec. 2002), is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [7565]

  • "The Cost of Protecting Vulnerable Children III: What Factors Affect States' Fiscal Decisions?," by Roseana Bess, Cynthia Andrews, Amy Jantz & Robert Geen (38 pp., Dec. 2002), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org [7460]

  • "The Cost of Protecting Vulnerable Children III: What Factors Affect States' Fiscal Decisions?," by Roseana Bess, Cynthia Andrews, Amy Jantz, Victoria Russell & Robert Geen (Dec. 2002), is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [7564]

  • The Natl. Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins assists schools, districts & state depts. of educ. in meeting the NCLB requirements: manuals, resources, evaluation opportunituies, profl. development for strengthening school/family/community partnerships. www.csos.jhu.edu/p2000/nochild.htm [7570]

  • The Northwestern Univ. Inst. for Policy Research has available its Fall 2002 Working Papers catalogue. Topics include "Poverty, Race & Inequality," "Educational Policy," "Child, Adolescent & Family Studies," "Law & Justice Studies." [7537]

January/February 2003

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  • "How Will Low-Income Children & Families Fare in the 108th Congress?" is the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy audio conf. series, Fridays, 12:30-1:30 (E. time), 13 sessions, starting Jan. 24. www.clasp.org [7318]

  • "America's Working Families and the Housing Landscape, 1997-2001" (35 pp., Nov. 2002) is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Housing Conf., 1801 K St. NW, #M-100, Wash., DC 20006-1301, 202/466-2121, nhc@nhc.org, www.nhc.org [7312]

  • "Children in Poverty: Trends, Consequences & Policy Options,," by Kristin Anderson Moore & Zakia Redd (8 pp., Nov. 2002), is a Research Brief from Child Trends, available (possibly free) from them, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580, www.childtrends.org [7389]

  • "Incarceration & the Bonds Among Parents" (3 pp., Oct. 2002) is available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu, crcw.princeton.edu/fragilefamilies/index.htm [7354]

  • "Making Child Care Choices: How Welfare & Work Policies Influence Parents' Decisions,," by Lisa A. Gennetian, Danielle Crosby, Young Eun Chang, Edward D.L Lowe & Thomas S. Weisner (Aug. 2002), is available on the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp. website: www.mdrc.org/Reports2002/NG_PolicyBrief/NGPolicyBrief.htm. [7388]

  • Poverty Law Manual for the New Lawyer (2002) has been published by the Natl. Ctr. on Poverty Law. All articles -- on TANF, food stamps, public housing, health, domestic violence, family law, etc. -- are available at www.povertylaw.org [7413]

  • Sister Circle: Black Women & Work,, ed. Sharon Harley (288 pp., 2002), has been published by Rutgers Univ. Press ($22). [7381]

  • "The 40-Hour Work Rule: Implications for Children & Families," by Sheila R. Zedlewski (Dec. 2002), is available (likely free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5815, hleibov@ui.urban.org, downloadable at www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/900573.pdf. [7321]

  • "The Health & Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families,," by Jane Reardon-Anderson, Randy Capps & Michael Fix (7 pp., Nov. 2002), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687. [7385]

  • "The Impact of Welfare Sanctions on the Health of Infants & Toddlers. A Report from the Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program" (July 2002) is available at http://dcc2.bumc.bu.edu/csnappublic/C-SNAP%20Report.pdf [7324]

  • "The Little Engine That Hasn't: The Poor Performance of Employer Tax Credits for Child Care" (Nov. 2002) is available from the Natl. Women's Law Ctr. 20 states (AZ, AR, CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, KS, ME, MD, MS, MT, NM, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, TN, VA) are examined. Availabilty inf. from 202/588-5180. [7357]

  • "Welfare Time Limits: State Policies, Implementation & Effects on Families," by Dan Bloom is a July 2002 Manpower Demonstration Research Corp. report, available at www.mdrc.org/Reports2002/welfaretimelimits/wtl_overview.htm. [7325]

  • "Welfare, Work & Raising Children: Conversations with 21 Maine Families" (May 2002) is available at www.mejp.org. [7327]

  • "Work at the Intersection: Reformulating the World of Ideas" is the 2001 Annual Report of the Univ. of MD Consortium on Race, Gender & Ethnicity, headed by Prof. Bonnie Thornton Dill. Available (likely free) from 2103 Tawes Fine Arts Bldg., Univ. MD, College Park, MD 20742, 301/405-2931, www.umd.edu/crge [7394]

November/December 2002

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  • "Highlights from The Urban Institute's SCHIP Evaluation", by Lisa Dubay, Genevieve M. Kenney, Jennifer Haley & Harold Leibovitz is a 2-part slide show summarizing research results from their SCHIP evauation, www.urban.org/Presentations/ANF_SCHIP_eval/SCHIPeval_files/frame.htm. [7298]

  • "900,000 Children in Jeopardy of Losing Health Coverage" is the subject of a Sept. 2002 analysis by Families USA, www.familiesusa.org. [7205]

  • "Aftercare as Afterthought: Re-entry & the California Youth Authority" commissioned by the Calif. State Senate and conducted by the Ctr. on Juvenile & Criminal Justice, was released Oct. 2002. Exec. Summary & full report available from Deborah Vargas, 415/621-5661. [7278]

  • Child Support Trends, by Vicki Turetsky is a 2002 24-slide Power Point presentation, from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, available at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1031165455.7/cstrends%203/ppt. [7167]

  • "Collaboration Between State Welfare & Child Welfare Agencies," by Cynthia Andrews, Roseana Bess, Amy Jantz & Victoria Russell is a Sept. 2002 Urban Inst. Policy Brief, available (free) from bnowak@ui.urban.org. [7297]

  • "Diversity Among Unmarried Parents" is a 3-page, Aug. 2002 Fragile Families Research Brief, available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu. Full paper, by Cynthia Osborne, as well as more general inf. about the Fragile Families & Wellbeing Study from crcw.princeton.edu/fragilefamilies/index.htm. [7258]

  • "Escaping IDEA: Freeing Parents, Teachers & Students through Deregulation & Choice," by Marie Gryphon & David Salisbury (23 pp., July 2002), is available ($6) from the Cato Inst., 1000 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 800/787-1241. www.cato.org [6997]

  • "Family Strengths: Often Overlooked, But Real," by Kristin Moore, Rosemary Chalk, Juliet Scarpa & Sharon Vandivere (8 pp., 2002), is a Research Brief, available (possibly free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave., #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580, www.childtrends.org [7154]

  • "Five Things Everyone Should Know About SCHIP," by Lisa Dubay, Ian Hill & Genevieve M. Kenney ()ct. 2002), an Urban Inst. report, is available (likely free) from 202/261-5709, pffairs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org. [7231]

  • "How Do Marriage, Cohabitations & Single Parenthood Affect the Material Hardships of Families with Children?," by Robert I. Lerman an Urban Inst. study, is available at urban.org/url.cfm?ID=7821. [7183]

  • How Welfare & Work Policies Affect Children: A Synthesis of Research, by Pamela Morris, Aletha Huston, Greg Duncan, Danielle Crosby & Johannes Bos is available at www.mdrc.org/NextGeneration/ProjectDescription/htm. [7237]

  • "Impacts of Marital Status & Parental Presence on the Material Hardship of Families with Children," by Robert I. Lerman an Urban Inst. study, is available at urban.org/url.cfm?ID=7820. [7184]

  • "Investing in Family Well-Being, a Family-Friendly Workplace, and a More Stable Workforce: A 'Win-Win' Approach to Welfare & Low-Wage Policy," by Ellen Bravo, Mark Greenberg & Cindy Marano (2002), a Ctr. for Law & Social Policy report, is available at www.lowincomeworkingfamilies.org. [7296]

  • Invisible Punishment: The Collateral Consequences of Mass Imprisonment, eds. Marc Mauer & Meda Chesney-Lind (368 pp., 2002), is available from 800/233-4830. [7194]

  • "Married & Unmarried Parenthood & Economic Well-Being: A Dynamic Analysis of a Recent Cohort," by Robert I. Lerman an Urban Inst. study, is available at urban.org.url.cfm?ID=7822. [7182]

  • "More Than a Dating Service? State Activities Designed to Strengthen & Promote Marriage," by Mary Parke & Theodora Ooms is a 2002 brief, from the Ctr. on Law & Social Policy, available at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1034879939.91/Marriage_Brief2.pdf [7295]

  • "Mothers' Beliefs About Welfare Rules" is a 3-page, Sept. 2002 Fragile Families Research Brief, available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu. The full study, by Christina Gibson, as well as general inf. on the Fragile Families & Child Wellbeing Study, is available at crcw.princeton.edu/fragilefamilies/index.htm. [7275]

  • Poverty Research News the newsletter of the Northwestern Univ./Univ. of Chi. Jt. Ctr. on Poverty Research, has in its July/Aug. 2002 issue 5 articles: on Milwaukee's New Hope program; health and low-income families; welfare reform in rural Appalachia; welfare recipients' struggles to balance work & family; how teens fare poorly under welfare reform policies. Contact the Ctr., 2046 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4108, 773/271-0611 for a copy, www.jcpr.org. [7232]

  • "Primary Child Care Arrangements of Employed Parents: Findings from the National Survey of America's Families," by Freya L. Sonenstein, Gary Gates, Stephanie Schmidt & Natalya Bolshun is a 2002 Urban Inst. report, available at www.urban.org/ViewPub.cfm?PublicationID=7763. [7259]

  • "Race, School Integration & Friendship Segregation in America," by James Moody appeared in the Nov. 2001 Amer. J. of Sociology. Reprints of the 38-page article are available (free) from Prof. Moody, 372 Bricker Hall, Dept. Sociology, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH 43210, moody.77@osu.edu. [7285]

  • "Recent Changes in New York's Welfare & Work, Child Care & Child Welfare Systems," by Lynn Fender, Carolyn O'Brien, Terri Thompson & Kathleen Snyder (Sept. 2002), is available from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=7956. [7193]

  • "Relative Caretakers in Child-Only [TANF] Cases Lack Support Services to Fulfill Crucial Roles" (7 pp., Sept. 2002) is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Ctr. on Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032-1180, 212/304-7150, info@researchforum.org, www.researchforum.org. [7230]

  • "States Have Slowed Their Use of TANF Funds for Child Care in the Last Year," by Rachel Schumacher & Tanya Rakpraja is a 2002 report from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, available at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1032806810.14/view_html. [7268]

  • The NCPIE [Natl. Coal. for Parent Involvement in Education] No Child Left Behind Bulletin is available on their website, www.ncpie.org. [7287]

  • "The Vast Majority of Federally--Eligible Children Did Not Receive Child Care Assistance in FY2000-Increased Child Care Funding Is Needed to Help More Families," by Jennifer Mezey, Mark Greenberg & Rachel Schumacher a 2002 Ctr. for Law & Social Policy report, is available at www.clasp.org/Pubs/DMS/Documents/1024427246.32/1in7sum.pdf. [7299]

  • Too Much to Ask: Black Women in the Era of Integration, by Elizabeth Higginbotham (264 pp., 2001, $19.95) has been published by Univ. of No. Carolina Press. [7279]

  • "Very Best in Youth," by Kenneth W. Bentley (80 pp., 2002), produced by Nestle & Reading Is Fundamental, features short essays about 34 young people between the ages of 9 & 18. Available (possibly free) from RIF, 1825 Conn. Ave. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20009-5726, 202/673-0020, 877/RIF-READ, www.rif.org. [7187]

  • "Welfare Reform in Cleveland: Implementation, Effects & Experiences of Poor Families & Neighborhoods," by Thomas Brock, Claudia Coulton, Andrew S. London, Denise F. Polit, Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Ellen K. Scott & Nandita Verma (37 pp., Sept. 2002), is available (no price listed) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200, www.mdrc.org. [7216]

September/October 2002

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  • "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-being 2002" is available from the Federal Agency Forum on Child & Family Statistics: childstats.gov; among its findings is the increasing number of children with immigrant parents. [7071]

  • Black Children: Social, Educational & Parental Environments, ed. Harriet Pipes McAdoo (2nd ed., 2002, 288 pp., $32.95), has been published by SAGE, 800/818-7243. [7115]

  • "Children Cared for by Relatives: What Services Do They Need?," by Jennifer Ehrle & Robert Geen (June 2002), is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org. www.urban.org/ViewPub.cfm?PublicationID=7772. [7032]

  • "Children's Health & TANF Sanctions" is the subject of an article in the July 2002 Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, available at dcc2.bumc.bu.edu/csnappublic/Welfaresanctions.htm. [7079]

  • "Consequences of Hunger & Food Insecurity for Children" (2002) is available from the Brandeis Univ. Ctr. on Hunger & Poverty, 781/736-8885. www.centeronhunger.org/pubs/pubs.html. [7038]

  • "Disabilities among Children & Mothers in Low-Income Families," by Sharon M. Lee, Melissa Sills & Gi-Taik Oh (7 pp., June 2002), is available (possibly free) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research (headed by PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member Heidi Hartmann), 202/785-5100. www.iwpr.org [6994]

  • "Distributing Collected Child Support to Families Exiting TANF" (Oct. 2001) was published by the HHS Office of Inspector General. For copies, 312/353-4124 or oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-05-01-00220.pdf. A summary of the report, by Sara Davis of the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, is available at www.clasp.org/pubs/childenforce/OIG%20Report%20re%20Post-TANF%20Distribution.pdf. [7121]

  • "Every Door Closed: Barriers Facing Parents with Criminal Records" is a joint report from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy & Community Legal Services of Phila. Available at www.clasp.org/pubs/claspupdate/Clasp_update0702.pdf. [7062]

  • "Family Out-of-Pocket Spending for Health Services: A Continuing Source of Financial Insecurity" (2002) is available at www.cmwf.org/programs/insurance/merlis_oopspending.509.pdf. [7095]

  • "How Welfare & Work Policies for Parents Affect Adolescents: A Synthesis of Research," by Lisa A. Gennetian, Greg Duncan, Virginia Knox, Wanda G. Vargas, Elizabeth Clark-Kauffman & Andrew S. London (69 pp., May 2002), is available (possibly free) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200, A 1-page summary also is available. www.mdrc.org. [7003]

  • "Investing in Family Well-Being, a Family-Friendly Workplace & a More Stable Workforce: A 'Win'Win' Approach to Welfare & Low-Wage Policy," by Ellen Bravo, Mark Greenberg & Cindy Marano (17 pp., Summer 2002), is available (likely free) from Helen Neuborne, Ford Fdn., 320 E. 43 St., NYC, NY 10017, 212/573-5000. [7029]

  • "Is Marriage a Viable Objective for Fragile Families?" (4 pp., July 2002) is available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crcw@opr.princeton.edu. crcw.princeton.edu/fragilefamilies/index.htm. [6987]

  • "Leaving Our Children Behind: Welfare Reform & the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender (GLBT) Community," by Sean Cahill & Kenneth T. Jones (2002?), is available from the Natl. Gay & Lesbian Task Force. www.ngltf.org/downloads/WelfRef.pdf. [7122]

  • "Making Ends Meet: Six Programs That Help Working Families & Employers - A Guide for Business Leaders & Policymakers," by Nisha Patel, Mark Greenberg, Steve Savner & Vicki Turetsky from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, is available at www.clasp.org/pubs/claspupdate/Clasp_update0702.pdf. [7063]

  • "Marriage & Government: Strange Bedfellows?," by Theodora Ooms is a July(?) 2002 brief from the Ctr. on Law & Social Policy, available at www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1028928846.02/13reasons.pdf. [7035]

  • "Parent Work & Child Well-Being in Low-Income Families," by Katherin Ross Phillips (35 pp., June 2002), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org. www.urban.org. [6972]

  • "Parent Work & Child Well-Being in Low-Income Families," by Katherin Ross Phillips is a June 2002 Urban Inst. paper, available (free) from 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [7057]

  • "Reaching Out: Successful Efforts to Provide Children & Families with Health Care" (2002) is available at www.communityvoices.org/PDF/ReachingOut.pdf. [7091]

  • "Reaching Uninsured Children Through Medicaid: If You Build It Right, They Will Come" (2002) is available at www.kff.org/content/2002/20020611/4040/pdf. [7093]

  • "Repairers of the Breach: Congregations Acting to Leave No Child Behind" (2002) has been produced in observance of The Children's Sabbath, Oct 18-20, 2002. Available (as is inf. about the event) from Children's Defense Fund, PO Box 90500, Wash., DC 20009-0500, 202/662-3652. $8. Also available are the first 10 Children's Sabbath manuals ($6 each) and a 9-min. video on highlights from past events ($5.95). [7102]

  • "SCHIP Disenrollment & State Policies" (2002) examines the relationship between disenrollment in the child health insurance program & state policies in 4 states that together represented where 1/3 of SCHIPP enrollees lived at the time of the study. www.ahrq.gov/about/cods/chiribrf1.htm. [7092]

  • "Shoring Up the Child Welfare-TANF Link," by Robert Geen (June 2002), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [7124]

  • "Should Government Promote Healthy Marriages?," by Robert I. Lerman (May 2002), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [7126]

  • The Future of Children (Feb. 2002 issue) was devoted to the need to refocus welfare reform to improve the lives of children in low-income families. Available (likely free) from the David & Lucile Packard Fdn., 300 2nd St., #200, Los Altos, CA 94022, 415/948-7658; they also released a poll on public attitudes toward welfare. www.futureofchildren.org/. [7120]

  • "The Health of Latino Children: Urgent Priorities, Unanswered Questions & a Research Agenda," by Glenn Flores + 14 co-authors, appeared in the July 3, 2002 J. Amer. Medical Assn. (vol. 288, no. 1). Reprints of the 9-page article are available (likely free) from Dr. Flores, Div. Gen. Pediatrics, Boston Med. Ctr., 91 E. Concord St., Maternity 419, Boston, MA 02118, glenn.flores@bmc.org. [7051]

  • "The Inst. for Policy Research (Northwestern Univ.)" has available its Spring 2002 Working Papers catalogue, listing papers on poverty/race/inequality, labor markets/employment, child/adolescent/family studies, education, law/social justice, health, philanthropy/voluntarism/nonprofits, environment. IPR, 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-3395. www.northwestern.edu/ipr. [7108]

  • "The Kids Are Alright? Children's Well-Being & the Rise in Cohabitation," by Gregory Acs & Sandi Nelson (7 pp., July 2002), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org. www.urban.org. [6975]

  • "The Living Arrangements of New Unmarried Mothers" a 2-page June 2002 brief, is available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544; the full paper is available at crcw.princeton.edu -- go to Fragile Families link, click on Publications, click on Working Paper Series. crcw@opr.princeton.edu. [7076]

  • "There's No Place Like..." is a 15-page, July 2001 report on the state of San Franciso's youth housing & homelessness issue. Available (possibly free) from the SF Youth Commn., City Hall Rm. 345, SF, CA 94102-4532, 415/554-6446, youthcom@ci.sf.ca.us. www.ci.sf.ca.us/youth_commission. [7060]

  • "Welfare, Children & Families: A Three-City [Boston, Chicago, San Antonio] Study," by Andrew J. Cherlin & Paula Fomby (2002), is available at www.jhu.edu/~welfare_work/paper_2-20.pdf. [7119]

  • "What Happens When the School Year Is Over? The Use & Costs of Child Care for School-Age Children During the Summer Months," by Jeffrey Capizzano, Sarah Adelman & Mathew Stagner (35 pp., June 2002), is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org. www.urban.org [6990]

  • "Work-Family Issues & Low Income Families," by Jody Heymann, Renee Boynton-Jarrett, Patricia Carter, Ellen Galinsky & James T. Bond (16 pp., Summer 2002), is available (likely free) from Helen Neuborne, Ford Fdn., 320 E. 43 St., NYC, NY 10017, 212/573-5000. [7028]

  • "Youth Speak Out on the State of San Francisco's Schools" (16 pp., June 2001) is available (possibly free) from the SF Youth Commn., City Hall Rm. 345, SF, CA 94102-0917, 415/554-6446, youthcom@ci.sf.us. www.ci.sf.us/youth_commission [7059]

  • "¿Dónde está la justicia? A Call to Action on Behalf of Latino & Latina Youth in the US Justice System," by Francisco A. Villarruel & Nancy E. Walker (117 pp., July? 2002) is available (free) from the Youth Law Ctr., 1010 Vermont Ave. NW #310, Wash., DC 20005, 202/637-0377. www.buildingblocksforyouth.org/orderform1.html. [6985]

July/August 2002

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  • "A Balancing Act: Sources of Economic Support Among Unwed Mothers" is a 3-page, May 2002 Research Brief, available (likely free) from the Ctr. for Research on Child Wellbeing, Wallace Hall, 2nd flr., Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544, crew@opr.princeton.edu. Their Fragile Famlies & Child Wellbeing Study is following a birth cohort of nearly 5,000 children (3,712 born to unmarried parents, 1,186 born to married parents), nationally representative of births in cities with populations of 200,000+. The Brief is based on a longer paper, "A Balancing Act: Sources of Support, Child Care & Hardship Among Unwed Mothers," by Julien O. Teitler, Nancy E. Reichman & Lenna Nepomnyaschy. Full paper is downloadable from .http://crew.princeton.edu (go to Fragile Families link, click on Publications, then click on Working Paper Series) [6906]

  • "Add It Up: Teen Parents & Welfare...Undercounted, Over-sanctioned, Underserved," by Janellen Duffy & Jodie Levin-Epstein (April 2002), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. www.clasp.org [6781]

  • "Asssessing the Relationship between Welfare Policies & Changes in Living Arrangements of Low-Income Families & Children in the Late 1990s," by Gregory Acs & Sandi Nelson (March 2002), is available on the Urban Inst. website: www.urban.org/ViewPub.cfm?PubID=310444; bnowak@ui.urban.org. [6924]

  • "Child Poverty:" data (from the 2000 Census) are available on the Children's Defense Fund website: www.childrensdefense.org/release020604.php. Among the astounding/disturbing findings: in 14 US counties, child poverty exceeds 50%. [6801]

  • "Children at Risk: State Trends 1990-2000" (116 pp., 2002) is available, free, from the Annie Casey Fdn., 701 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410/547-6600. www.kidscount.org [6872]

  • "Children Cared for by Relatives: What Do We Know about Their Well-Being?," by Amy Billing, Jennifer Ehrle & Katherine Kortenkamp is a May 2002 Urban Inst. Policy Brief, available at www.urban.org/ViewPub.cfm?PubID=310486. [6763]

  • "Children of Current Welfare Recipients: Similarly at Risk," by Kathryn Tout, Juliet Scarpa & Martha Zaslow (8 pp., March 2002) is a Research Brief, available (possibly free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008. [6851]

  • "Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education & Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence" a report from the Natl. Research Council & Inst. of Medicine, is available (possibly free), in an 11-page Exec. Summary version, from the Natl. Academy Press, 800/624-6242. www.nap.edu [6732]

  • "Credentials Count: How California's Community Colleges Help Parents Move from Welfare to Self-Sufficiency," by Anita Mathur, Judy Reichle, Chuck Wiseley & Julie Strawn (April? 2002), is available (no price listed) from the Ctr. on Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. www.clasp.org [6783]

  • "Crossing the Divide: Asian American Families & the Child Welfare System" a 2002 study, is available from the Coal. for Asian Amer. Children & Families, 212/809-4675, x52, agundanna@cacf.org; also on their website: www.cacf.org. [6833]

  • "Do Nonresident Fathers Who Pay Child Support Visit Their Children More?," by Heather Koball & Desiree Principe (7 pp., March 2002), is available (likely free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org. [6898]

  • "Education of Children & Youth in Homeless Situations: The 2002 Guide to Their Rights" a 20-page information booklet, is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Law Ctr. on Homelessness & Poverty, 1411 K St. NW, #1400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/638-2535. www.nlchp.org [6759]

  • "Encouraging Teens to Adopt a Safe, Healthy Lifestyle: A Foundation for Improving Future Adult Behaviors" a Child Trends Brief, is available at www.childtrends.org/PDF/K2Brief.pdf. [6946]

  • "Every Door Closed: Barriers Facing Parents with Criminal Records," by Sharon M. Dietrich, Rue Landau, Peter D. Schneider, Irv Ackelsberg, Jared Bernstein & Joseph Hohenstein (May 2002), is available on the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy website: www.clasp.org/pubs/legalservices/Every_Door_Closed.pdf. [6777]

  • "Financing Child Care in the US: An Expanded Catalog of Current Strategies," by Anne Mitchell, Louise Stoney & Harriet Dichter (186 pp., 2001), is available, free, from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Fdn., 4801 Rockhill Rd., KC, MO 64110, 816/932-1000, fplus@swbell.net/. www.emkf.org/pages/11.cfm. [6903]

  • "From Welfare to Child Care" (4 pp., 2002?) is available (free) from the Jt. Ctr. for Poverty Research, 2046 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208, 847/491-4145. www.jcpr.org [6916]

  • "Getting & Retaining Child Care Assistance: How Policy & Practice Influence Parents' Experiences," by Gina Adams, Kathleen Snyder & Jodi R. Sandfort (119 pp., March 2002), is available (likely free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org; downloadable from www.urban.org/ViewPub.cfm?PubID=310451 [6727]

  • Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention, eds. Jack P. Shonkoff & Samuel J. Meisels (2nd. ed., 2000, 734 pp.), is available ($34.95) from Cambridge Univ. Press. 40 W. 20 St., NYC, NY 10011-4211, 800/872-7423. us.cambridge.org/ [6902]

  • Hands to Work: The Stories of Three Families Racing the Welfare Clock, by LynNell Hancock (308 pp., 2002?), has been published by William Morrow; $25.95. [6849]

  • "Helping Homeless Youth Help Themselves," by Sara Jarvis, Elizabeth Lindsey & Nancy Williams is in the Sept. 2001 issue of The Prevention Researcher, $7 from 800/929-2955, x19. [6804]

  • "Helping Poor Nonresident Dads Do More" (May? 2002) is on the Urban Inst. website: www.urban.org/pubs/welfare_reform/ShortTakes.html, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [6827]

  • "Increasing the Ability to Transfer TANF to CCDF Is Not the Answer to Unmet Child Care Needs," by Rachel Schumacher (April 2002) is on the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy website: ww.clasp.org/pubs/childcare/TransferabilityBrief/htm. [6811]

  • "Knocking on the Door: Barriers to Welfare & Other Assistance for Teen Parents," by Deborah L. Shapiro & Helene M. Marcy (April? 2002), is available (no price listed) from the Ctr. on Law & Social Policy, 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000. www.clasp.org [6784]

  • "Life Sentences: Denying Welfare Benefits to Women Convicted of Drug Offenses," by Patricia Allard (31 pp., Feb. 2002), is available (no price listed) from The Sentencing Project, 514 10th St. NW, #1000, Wash., DC 20004, 202/628-0871, staff@sentencingproject.org. www.sentencingproject.org [6758]

  • "Making a Difference in the Lives of Infants & Toddlers & Their Families: The Impacts of Early Head Start," by John M. Love, Ellen Eliason Kisker, Peter Z. Schochet, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Diane Paulsell, Kimberly Boller, Jill Constantine, Cheri Vogel, Allison Sidle Fuligni, Christy Brady-Smith & Christine M. Ross a 3-volume report to Congress from Mathematica, is available (no price listed -- may be downloadable) from 609/275-2350, jallen@mathematica-mpr.com. [6947]

  • "Making Ends Meet: Six Programs That Help Working Families & Employers: A Guide for Business Leaders & Policymakers," by Nisha Patel, Mark Greenberg, Steve Savner & Vicki Turetsky (June 2002), is available on the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy website: www.clasp.org/pubs/jobseducation/Making%20Ends%20Meet.pdf. [6768]

  • "Marriage & Family" is the theme of the May/June 2002 issue of Poverty Research News. 8 articles. Free, from the Jt. Ctr. for Poverty Research, 2046 Sheridan Rd., Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL 60208-4108, 773/271-0611. www.jcpr.org [6885]

  • "Marriage from a Child's Perspective: How Does Family Structure Affect Children, & What Can We Do About It?" is a June 2002 Child Trends brief: www.childtrends.org/PDF/MarriageRB602/pdf. [6920]

  • "Navigating the Child Care Subsidy System: Policies & Practices That Affect Access & Retention" (7 pp., 2002?) is available, free, from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200. www.uipress.org [6915]

  • "Negotiating the Child Care Subsidy System: Policies & Practices that Affect Access & Retention," by Gina Adams, Kathleen Snyder & Jodi R. Sandfort (March 2002), is on the Urban Inst. website: www.urban.org/ViewPub.cfm?PubID=310450; bnowak@ui.urban.org. [6828]

  • "New Lives for Poor Families: Mothers & Young Children Move through Welfare Reform" is a 2002(?) 3-state study of 948 women with preschool-age children, conducted by Yale Univ., UC-Berkeley, Stanford & Teachers College. www.tc.edu/new-lives. [6832]

  • "Primary Child Care Arrangements of Employed Parents: Findings from the 1999 Natl. Survey of America's Families," by Freya L. Sonenstein, Gary Gates, Stephanie Schmidt & Natalya Bolshun (May 2002), is available (likely free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [6923]

  • "Problems with Access to Dental Care for Medicaid-Insured Children: What Caregivers Think" (Jan. 2002) is available at www.ajph.org./content/vol92/issue1/ [6822]

  • "Pursuing Justice: A Strategic Appoach to Child Support Arrears in California," by Paula Roberts (May 2002), is on the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy website: www.clasp.org/pubs/childrenforce/Pursuing_Justice_A_ Strategic_Approach_To_CS_Arrears_In_CA.htm. [6779]

  • "Recent Changes in California Welfare & WOrk, Child Care, and Child Welfare," by Deborah Montgomery, Laura Kaye, Robert Geen & Karin Martinson (May 2002), is available on the Urban Inst. website: www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/310495_recent_changes_CA.pdf. [6772]

  • "Si, Se Puede! Yes, We Can -- Latinas in School," by Angela Ginorio & Michele Huston (84 pp., Jan. 2001), is available (check with them re price) from the Amer. Assn. of Univ. Women Educ. Fdn., 800/225-9998, x521. [6738]

  • "Side-by-Side Comparison of Child Care & Early Education Provisions in Key Senate, House & Administration Bills & Proposals," by Rachel Schumacher, Tanya Rakpraja & Kate Irish (June 2002), is on the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy website: www.clasp.org/pubs/childcare/Senate_ECE_side-by-side_6-12.htm [6766]

  • "Spending Too Much, Accomplishing Too Little: An Analysis of the Family Formation Provisions of H.R.4737 & Recommendations for Change," by Jodie Levin-Epstein, Theodora Ooms, Mary Parke, Paula Roberts & Vicki Turetsky (June 2002), is available on the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy website: clasp.org/pubs/family formation/HR_4737_family_form_analysis_061102.pdf. [6767]

  • "The 2002 Kids Count Data Book" is downloadable at www.aecf.org/kidscount/kc2002/ [6859]

  • "The Importance of Child Support Enforcement: What Recent Social Science Research Tells Us," by Paula Roberts (June 2002), is available on the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy website: www.clasp.org/pubs/childsupport/The Importance_of_Child_Support_Enforcement.pdf. [6770]

  • The Inst. for Policy Research of Northwestern Univ. has available its 2001-2002 publications catalog, listing studies on Poverty/Race/Inequality, Child/Adolescent/Families, Law/Social Justice, Health, Urban. 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208, 847/491-3395. www.northwestern.edu/IPR [6882]

  • "The Long-Term Effects of Public Housing on Self-Sufficiency" showing that young adults who lived in public housing between the ages 10-16 had higher employment rates and lower welfare use than others not receiving housing assistance. Available at www.jhu.edu/ips/whatsnew/paper.html. [6775]

  • The Media Education Foundation has a 2001-2002 catalog, on such topics such as "Race, Diversity & Representation," "Media, Gender & Culture" & "Educational Strategies, Skills & Literacies." Contact the Fdn. at 26 Center St., Northampton, MA 01060, 800/897-0089, mediaed@mediaed.org. www.mediaed.org [6862]

  • The Natl. Conf. of State Legislatures has a 2002 Publications Catalog of policy books on Children & Families, Education, Econ. & Cultural Development, Energy & Environment, Health, etc. 303/830-2054, books@ncsl.org. [6876]

  • "The Role of Community-Development Corporations in Promoting the Well-Being of Young Children" (24 pp., 2002) is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032, 212/304-7100; downloadable from cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/nccp/roleCDC.html. [6874]

  • "The Vast Majority of Federally-Eligible Children Did Not Receive Child Care Assistance in FY 2000 -- Increased Child Care Funding Needed to Help More Families," by Jennifer Mezey, Mark Greenberg & Rachel Schumacher (May 2002), is available on the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy website: clasp.org/pubs/childcare/ChildCareNumberShort.pdf. [6769]

  • "Welfare Policies Matter for Children & Youth: Lessons for TANF Reauthorization," by Pamela Morris, Lisa A. Gennetian & Virginia Knox is a 7-page, March 2002 Policy Brief, available (likely free) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016. [6843]

  • "What Happens When the School Year Is Over? The Use & Costs of Child Care for School-Age Children During the Summer Months," by Jeffrey Capizzano, Sarah Adelman & Mathew Stagner (April 2002), is available (likely free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [6922]

  • "Women's Health in the US: Health Coverage & Access to Care" (47 pp., May 2002) is available (likely free) from the Kaiser Family Fdn., 800/656-4533 (pub. #6027); downloadable from http://www.kff.org./women. [6888]

  • "Working Mothers & Child Well-Being" is the theme of the March/April issue of Poverty Research News -- 4 articles + Sheldon Danziger's "Recession Threatens Welfare Reform Success." Likely free, from the Jt. Ctr. for Poverty Research, 2046 Sheridan Rd., Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL 60208-4108, 773/271-0611. www.jcpr.org [6884]

  • "Youth, Guns & the Juvenile Justice System," by Jeffrey Butts, Mark Coggeshall, Caterina Gouvis, Daniel Mears, Jeremy Travis, Michelle Waul & Ruth White is available on the Urban Inst. website: www.urban.org, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [6813]

May/June 2002

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  • "A Housing Perspective on TANF Reauthorization & Support for Working Families," by Barbara Sard (March 2002), is available on the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities website: www.cbpp.org/3-12-02hous.htm. [5647]

  • "Child Care & PRWORA: Paying the Babysitter or Investing in Early Education?," by Susan Traub is a 30-page Note from the Winter 2002 Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy. Available (no price listed) from 600 NJ Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/662-9468. [5552]

  • "Children's Eligibility for Medicaid & SCHIP: A View from 2000," by Lisa Dubay, Jennifer Haley & Genevieve M. Kenney (7 pp., March 2002), is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [5546]

  • "Children's Participation in Medicaid & SCHIP: Early in the SCHIP Era," by Lisa Dubay, Genevieve M. Kenney & Jennifer Haley is a 7-page, March 2002 Urban Inst. report, available (free) from 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [5545]

  • "Disparity in the Cuyahoga County [OH] Juvenile Justice System" (8 pp., Feb. 2002) is available (possibly free) from The Citizens of Cuyahoga Cty. Ombudsman Office, 2800 Euclid Ave., #207, Cleveland, OH 44115, 216/696-2710. [5613]

  • "Education & Job Training Build Strong Families" is a 4-page, April 2002 Fact Sheet, available (likely free) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research (headed by PRRAC Social Sci. Adv. Bd. member Heidi Hartmann), 1707 L St. NW, #750, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-5100; download from www.iwpr.org/pdf/b238.pdf. [5570]

  • "Emerging Issues in School, Family & Community Connections" from Southwest Educ. Dev. Lab (2002?), is downloadable at www.sedl.org/connections/resources, and (likely free) from 800/476-6861. [5617]

  • "Homelesss Adults & Children in Minnesota: Statewide Survey of People Without Permanent Shelter" (Aug. 2001) is available from the Wilder Reserch Ctr., www. wilder.org/research. [5633]

  • "Lack of Appropriate Research Leads to Gaps in Knowledge About Children in Immigrant Families" is the 5-page, Feb. 2002 issue of The Forum, published by the Research Forum on Children, Families & the New Federalism, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032-1180, 212/304-7150, info@researchforum.org. www.researchforum.org [5638]

  • "Marriage-Plus," by Theodora Ooms appeared in the March 2002 American Prospect. Available at www.clasp.org/pubs/familyformation/AmericanProspect.htm. [5622]

  • Northwestern Univ. Inst. for Policy Research has available its Winter 2002 catalog of Working Papers, under the following headings: "Poverty, Race & Inequality," "Labor Markets & Employment," "Child, Adolescent & Family Studies," "Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Nonprofit Orgs.," "Politics, Institutions & Public Policy." Available from IPR, 2040 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208-4100, 847/491-3395; a few are downloadable from www.jcpt.org. www.northwestern.edu/IPR [5654]

  • Policing the National Body: Race, Gender & Criminalization, eds. Jael Silliman & Anannya Bhattacharejee is a 2002 South End Press volume. Further details on the book, ordering inf. from www.southendpress.org. [5565]

  • "Principlies to Protect the Health Interests of Women, Children, Youth & Their Families" (4 pp.) is available (likely free) from the Assn. of Maternal & Child Health Progs., 1220 19th St. NW, #801, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-0436. www.amchp.org [5627]

  • "Reauthorization Issues: The Child Welfare Link" is a series of Feb. 2002 1-page Fact Sheets, available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman). For details on how to access each, contact rhaynes@clasp.org. [5658]

  • "Reauthorization Issues: Child Support Distribution" is a series of 1-page, Feb. 2002 Fact Sheets, available from the Ctr. on Law & Social Policy (headed by former PRRAC Board member Alan Houseman); for details on how to access each, contact rhaynes@clasp.org. [5659]

  • "Relieving the Recession: 19 Ways States Can Assist Low-Income Families During the Downturn," eds. John Springer & Heidi Goldberg (Feb. 2002), from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, is available at www.cbpp.org/2-22-02wel.htm. [5631]

  • Rethinking WIC: An Evaluation of the Wonen, Infants & Children Program, by Douglas J. Besharov & Peter Germanis is available from AEI Press, 800/937-5557. [5609]

  • The Connection Collection: School-Family-Community Publications Database a Southwest Educ. Dev. Lab searchable database, summarizing 160+ publications, is accessed at www.sedl.org/connections/resources. [5618]

  • "The Well-Being of Children Involved with the Child Welfare System: A National Overview," by Katherine Kortenkamp & Jennifer Ehrle is a Jan. 2002 Urban Inst. report: newfederalism.urban.org/html/series_b/b43/b43.html, bnowak@ui.urban.org [5535]

  • "The Well-Being of Children Involved With the Child Welfae System: A National Overview," by Katherine Kortenkamp & Jennifer Ehrle (7 pp., Jan. 2002), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org. [5616]

  • "Title I Funding: Poor Children Benefit Through Funding Per Poor Child Differs" is a 67-page, Jan. 2002 GAO report (GAO-02-242), available free, from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Wash., DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [5644]

  • "Unfnished Agenda: Child Care for Low-Income Families Since 1996 - Implications for Federal & State Policy," by Jennifer Mezey, Rachel Schumacher, Mark Greenberg, Joan Lombardi & John Hutchins (81 pp., March 2002), is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, www.clasp.org/pubs/childcare/finalreport.pdf; a 13-page Policy Brief can be found at www.clasp.org/pubs/childcare/finalbrief.pdf. [5640]

  • "Welfare, Children & Families: A Three-City Study," by Andrew J. Cherlin & Paula Fomby is a 12-page, Feb. 2002 Working Paper, the press account of which was headed, "2 Parents Not Always Best for Children, Study Finds." Available from Prof. Cherlin at Johns Hopkins, 410/516-2370, cherlin@jhu.edu. [5555]

  • Youth Website: A new online website focuses on effectively involving youth in organizations & communities: www.AtTheTable.org [5562]

  • "Youth, Guns & the Juvenile Justice System" is a 2002(?) report, available from the Justice Policy Ctr. of The Urban Inst. Available at www.urban.org. Contact them as well for inf. on the Institute's Program on Youth Justice: JPC@ui.urban.org. [5563]

March/April 2002

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  • "Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs" can be downloaded at schoolmeals.nal.usda.gov/FBG/buyingguide.html. [4734]

  • Indicators: The Journal of Social Health is a new journal. The initial (Winter 2001/2002) issue contains "The State of Education in America," an interview with Sen. Edward Kennedy; "Is the Education Revolution Coming?," by Robert J. Blendon et al.; "A Proposal to Revive Public Investment in Schools," by Christian M. Weller & Jeffrey Wenger; "A Social Report on America's Well-Being," by Marque-Luisa Miringoff et al.; "Welfare Reform & Children," by Guy Stevens; "Evaluating Welfare Reform in an Era of Transition," by Thomas Corbett; and "Health Indicators of the Standard of Living," by Richard H. Steckel. Subs. to the quarterly are $50/indivs., $200 insts. (20% discount intro. offer) from ME Sharpe, 800/541-6563. [4695]

  • "Leaving Our Children Behind: Welfare Reform & the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Community," by Sean Cahill & Kenneth T. Jones (103 pp., Dec. 2001) report, available (likely free) from the Natl. Gay & Lesbian Task Force, 1700 Kalorama Rd. NW, Wash., DC 20009-2964, 202/332-6483, ngltf@ngltf.org. www.ngltf.org [4706]

  • "Making the Grade on Women's Health: A National & State-by-State Report Card" (2001) has been produced by the National Women's Law Ctr. (co-directed by former PRRAC Board member Nancy Duff Campbell). They also have a 2000 edition. Each is $30, from the Ctr., 11 Dupont Circ., #800, Wash., DC 20036, 202/588-5180 info@nwlc.org [4760]

  • "Partnerships: Family-School-Community" is a (2001?) National Education Assn. manual. Inf. from www.nea.org. [4776]

  • "Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning Through Code Enforcement: Ten Effective Strategies" is available (no price given) from the Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, 202/543-1147 aeclp@aeclp.org www.aeclp.org/strategies.pdf [4780]

  • "Red Flags: Research Raises Concerns About the Impact of 'Welfare Reform' on Child Maltreatment" (Oct. 2001) is available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy (headed by PRRAC co-founder Alan Houseman), 1015 15th St. NW, #400, Wash., DC 20005, 202/906-8000; downloadable from http://www.clasp.org [4708]

  • "Shared Work/Valued Care: New Norms for Organizing Market Work & Unpaid Care Work," by Eileen Applebaum, Thomas Bailey, Peter Berg & Arne L. Kalleberg is a 40-page, 2002 report, available (no price listed) from the Econ. Policy Inst., 1660 L St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-8810. www.epinet.org [4707]

  • "Supports for Working Poor Families: A New Approach," by Michael E. Fishman & Harold Beebout is a Dec. 2001 Mathematica report, available at www.mathematica-mpr.com/PDFs/redirect.asp?strSite=supportpoor.pdf [4788]

  • "The Challenge of Helping Low-Income Fathers Support Their Children: Final Lessons from Parents' Fair Share," by Cynthia Miller & Virginia Knox is a 43-page, Nov. 2001 report, available (likely free) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016-4326, 212/532-3200. www.mdrc.org [4703]

  • "The Chapin Hall Ctr. for Children has a 2001-2002 Projects & Publications catalog" Contact them at the Univ. of Chicago, 1313 E. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637, 773-753-5900 www.chapin.uchicago.edu [4759]

  • The Forgotten Half Revisited: AmericanYouth & Young Families, 1988-2008, ed. Samuel Halperin (181 pp., 1998) is available ($15) from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2505. [4752]

  • "The Natl. Conf. of State Legislatures" has a 2002 Publications Catalog: books on children/families, education, econ. dev., environment, health. 303/863-8003. books@ncsl.org [4729]

  • "Twenty-Five Years of Educating Children with Disabilities: The Good News & the Work Ahead" is a 64-page, 2002 report from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum & the Ctr. on Education Policy. Downloadable from their website and available (likely free) from AYPF, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-9731 aypf@aypf.org or the Ctr., 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, #522, Wash., DC 20036, 202/822-8065. ctredpol@ctredpol.org www.ctredpol.org www.aypf.org [4688]

  • "Welfare Reform: More Research Needed on TANF Family Caps" is a 41-page, Sept. 2001 GAO report (GAO-01-924), available, free, from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Wash., DC 20013, 202/512-6000. www.gao.gov [4721]

  • "Why Americans Need Family Leave Benefits - and How They Can Get Them," by Betty Holcomb (8 pp., 2001?) is available on the Natl. Partnership for Women & Families website www.nationalpartnership.org/download/genaud.pdf [4711]

January/February 2002

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  • Community Organizing & Family Issues has a brochure describing the organization's work & programs. Contact them at 954 W. Washington Blvd., 4th flr., Box 42, Chicago, IL 60607, 312/226-5141, COFI@mindspring.com [4230]

  • "Downtown Women's Needs Assessment: Findings & Recommendations" is an Oct. 2001 report from the Downtown Women's Action Coal., identifying the needs & characteristics of women living in the Skid Row/Central City East area of downtown LA. Available at www.shelterpartnership.org. [4150]

  • "Early Care & Education: Work Support for Families & Developmental Opportunity for Young Children," by Kathryn Tout, Angela Romano Papillo, Martha Zaslow & Sharon Vandivere (27 pp., Sept. 2001), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org. [3934]

  • "Early Care & Education: Work Support for Families & Developmental Opportunity for Young Children," by Kathryn Tout, Angela Romano Papillo & Sharon Vandivere (Sept. 2001), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [4104]

  • "Gender Differences in Educational Achievement within Racial & Ethnic Groups" is a 2-page digest, available (possibly free) from ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Educ., Box 40, Teachers College, Columbia Univ., NYC, NY 10027, 800/601-4868. eric-web.tc.columbia.edu [4226]

  • "Patterns of Child-Parent Insurance Coverage: Implications for Coverage Expansions," by Amy J. Davidoff, Genevieve M. Kenney, Lisa Dubay & Alshadye Yemane is a Nov. 2001 Policy Brief from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, newfederalism.urban.org/html/series_b/b39/b39/html. [4023]

  • "Recent Changes in Colorado Welfare & Work, Child Care & Child Welfare Systems," by Jeffrey Capizzano, Robin Koralek, Christopher Botsko & Roseana Bess (Oct. 2001), is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, bnowak@ui.urban.org [4107]

  • "Red Flags: Research Raises Concerns About the Impact of 'Welfare Reform' on Child Maltreatment," by Rutledge Hutson a Ctr. for Law & Social Policy report, is available at www.clasp.org, rhutson@clasp.org, 202/328-5166. [4158]

  • "Running to Keep in Place: The Continuing Evolution of Our Nation's Child Welfare System," by Karin Malm, Roseana Bess, Jacob Leos-Urbel, Robert Geen & Teresa Markowitz (26 pp., Oct. 2001), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org, www.urban.org. [3937]

  • "The Incarceration Generation: When Parents Go to Prison, What Happens to Their Children?," by Vesla M. Weaver is a 2-page article in the Sept. 2001 issue of Focus, the monthly magazine of the Jt. Ctr. for Political & Econ. Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, #1100, Wash., DC 20005-4928, 202/789-3500. [4148]

  • Where Are All the Young Men & Women of Color?, by Melvin Delgado (292 pp., 2001?, $22.50), has been published by Columbia Univ. Press, 61 W. 62 St., NYC, NY 10023, 212/459-0600, www.columbia.edu/cu/cup. [4093]

  • "Who Will Care for Us? Addressing the Long-Term Care Workforce Crisis," by Rebecca Stone & Joshua Wiener (2001), is available on The Urban Inst. website: www.urban.org, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [4100]

November/December 2001

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  • "'Honey, I'm Home.' Changes in Living Arrangements in the Late 1990s," by Gregory Acs & Sandi Nelson a 7-page, June 2001 Urban Inst. report, is available (free) from the Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org. www.urban.org [2344]

  • "America's Children Still at Risk" (521 pp., 2001, $24.99) is available from the Amer. Bar Assn., 740 15th St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/662-1675, www.abanet.org/unmet [2421]

  • "America's Children: Key Natl. Indicators of Well-Being, 2001" (125 pp., July 2001) is available (likely free) from the Natl. Maternal & Child Health Clearinghouse, 2070 Chain Bridge Rd., #450, Vienna, VA 22182, 888/434-4624, nmchc@circsol.com; also available at http://childstats.gov [2431]

  • "Are Single Mothers Finding Jobs Without Displacing Other Workers?," by Robert I. Lerman & Caroline Ratcliffe appeared in the July 2001 Monthly Labor Review. Reprints of the 10-page article are available (likely free) from 202/261-5702, blerman@ui.urban.org [2383]

  • Big Mama is a 40-min., 2000 video, produced/directed by Tracey Seretean, on the growing phenomenon of grandparents who are raising their children's children. $195 ($49.95 for grandparent support gps., nursing homes, sr. ctrs., retirement comms.) from Calif. Newreel, 149 Ninth St., #420, SF, CA 94103, 415/621-6196. Also available: Nuyorican Dream (82 mins., 2000, Laurie Collyer, dir.), a film on Puerto Ricans living on the mainland and their relationship to island culture; Legacy (90 mins., 2000, Tod S. Lending, Dir.), on a teenager living in Chicago public housing. Same price for each, with $395 price for all 3 videos. [2225]

  • "Career & Academic Guidance for American Indian & Alaska Native Youth," by Charmaine L. Shutiva is a Sept. 2001 Digest, available from ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Educ. & Small Schools, 800/624-9120, hammerp@ael.org [2236]

  • "Child Care Expenses of America's Families," by Linda Giannarelli & James Barsimantov (2001), is available on The Urban Inst. newfederalism.urban.org/html/op42/occa42.html [2403]

  • "Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education & Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence," eds. Felicia Cohn, Marla E. Salmon & John D. Stobo is a (ca.) 300-page, Nov. 2001 publication from the Inst. of Medicine. $44.45 from Natl. Academy Press, 888/624-7645. [2241]

  • "Depression & Low-Income Women: Challenges for TANF & Welfare-to-Work Policies," by Mary Clare Lennon, Juliana Blome & Kevin English is a March 2001 report from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty. Available at www.researchforum.org [2229]

  • "Executive Excess 2001: Layoffs, Tax Rebates & the Gender Gap" is the 8th annual study (2001) on the CEO-worker pay gap, from the Inst. for Policy Studies & United for a Fair Economy. To order, contact Betsy Wright, 617/423-2148, x13, bleondar-wright@ufenet.org [2331]

  • "Federal Expenditures on Children: 1960-1997," by Rebecca Clark, Roslalind Berkowitz King, Christopher Spiro & C. Eugene Steurle is a 19-page, April 2001 report from the Urban Inst. Likely free from 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [2240]

  • "Getting There, Getting Care: Transportation & Workforce Barriers to Child Care in America," by Roy Grant, Dennis Johnson, Irwin Redlener & Joan Winer Brown a 44-page, 2001(?) report from the The Children's Health Fund, is available (no price listed) from the Fund, 317 E. 64 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/535-9400. [2371]

  • "How Children Fare in Welfare Experiments Appears to Hinge on Income," by Arloc Sherman (2001), is available on the Children's Defense Fund website. www.childrensdefense.org/release010822.htm [2419]

  • "Less Cost, More Safety: Guiding Lights for Reform in Juvenile Justice" is a 66-page, 2001 report, available ($5) from the Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-9731. It profiles initiatives in CA, FL, MS, MO, TN, TX, WA and WI. www.aypf.org [2319]

  • National Survey of America's Families: 1999 Data Files are available on The Urban Inst. website: http://newfederalism.urban.org/nsaf/index.htm [2407]

  • "Poverty & Family Budget" is a July 2001 online issues guide, from the Econ. Policy Inst., on poverty measurement & basic family budgets: www.epinet.org/issueguides/poverty/poverty.html [2251]

  • "Reality Check: The Reality of Welfare Reform for Families in Washington State" is a Fall 2000 report from the Statewide Poverty Action Network. Exec. Summary available from SPAN, PO Box 31151, Seattle, WA 98103, 206/694-6794, span@freemontpublic.org. On web at www.freemontpublic.org/SPAN/publications.html#reports. [2231]

  • "Recent Changes in Wisconsin Welfare & Work, Child Care & Child Welfare Systems," by Jennifer Ehrle, Kristin Seefeldt, Kathleen Snyder & Pat McMahon (Sept. 2001) is available on The Urban Inst. website. newfederalism.urban.org/html/WI_update.html [2412]

  • Scarves of Many Colors: Muslim Women & the Veil is an audio-tape (24-mins.) & curriculum (54 pp.) to engage students in thinking critically about stereotypes of "covered" Islamic women, from NECA (the Network of Educators on the Americas). $15+ s/h from 800/763-9131. www.teachingforchange.org/catalog.html [2379]

  • "Seven Best State Initiatives Helping Children & Families" (4 pp., 2001?) is available (probably free) from the Children's Rights Council, 300 Eye St. NE, #401, Wash., DC 20002, 202/547-6227. www.gocrc.com [2366]

  • "State Child Care Profiles for Children & Employed Mothers" are available for AL, CA, FL, MA, MI, MN, MS, NJ, NY, TX, WA, WI. On the Urban Inst. website: http://newfederalism.urban.org/html/state_focus.html [2402]

  • "Strengthening Neighborhoods by Creating Long-Term Family Assets" the Summer 2001 issue of NeighborWorks, contains the edited proceedings of an April 2001 Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp. symposium. The 107-page issue is available (free - as is a sub. to the journal) from NRC, 1325 G St. NW, #800, Wash., DC 20005, 202/220-2366. cunderwood@nw.org [2365]

  • "The Health of Poor Urban Women: Findings from the Project on Devolution & Urban Change," by Denise F. Polit, Andrew S. London & John M. Martinez (33 pp., May 2001), is available (likely free) from The Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200. www.mdrc.org [2388]

  • "Three Years into SCHIP: What States Are & Are Not Spending," by Genevieve M. Kenney, Frank C. Ullman & Alan Weil (2001), is available from The Urban Inst. newfederalism.urban.org/html/anf_a44.html [2400]

  • "Tracking the Well-Being of Children & Youth at the State & Local Levels Using the Federal Statistical System," by Brett V. Brown is a 25-page, Sept. 2001 report available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org www.urban.org [2329]

  • "Tracking the Well-Being of Children & Youth at the State & Local Levels Using the Federal Statistical System," by Brett V. Brown (Sept. 2001), is available on The Urban Inst. newfederalism.urban.org/html/occa52.html [2411]

  • "Welfare Recipients' Attitudes toward Welfare, Nonmarital Childbearing & Work: Implications for Reform," by Richard Wertheimer, Melissa Long & Sharon Vandivere is a 5-page, June 2001 Urban Inst. report, available (free) from the Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687. pubs@ui.urban.org [2342]

  • "Welfare Reform & Opportunities for Collaboration Between Welfare & Child Welfare Agencies," by Jennifer Ehrle, Karin Malm, Lynn Fender & Roseana Bess is a 23-page, Aug. 2001 report, available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org www.urban.org [2328]

  • "Welfare Reform & Opportunities for Collaboration Between Welfare & Child Welfare Agencies," by Jennifer Ehrle, Karin Malm, Lynn Fender & Roseana Bess (Aug. 2001) is available on The Urban Inst. website: http://newfederalism.urban.org/html/occa53.html [2410]

  • "Welfare Reform's Impact on Adolescents: Early Warning Signs," by Jennifer Brooks, Elizabeth Hair & Martha Zaslow is an 8-page, July 2001 Research Brief available (no price listed) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580. www.childtrends.org [2387]

  • "Who's Caring for Our Youngest Children? Child Care Patterns for Infants & Toddlers," by Jennifer Ehrle, Gina Adams & Kathryn Tout (2001) from The Urban Inst., is available at newfederalism.urban.org/html/op42/occa42.html [2401]

September/October 2001

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  • "Why Some Women Fail to Achieve Economic Security: Low Job Skills and Mental Health Problems Are Key Barriers" is the topic of the Aug. 2001 issue of The Forum, available from the Research Forum on Children, Families & the New Federalism, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032, 212/304-7150, info@researchforum.org [666]

  • "Does SCHIP Spell Better Dental Care Access for Children? An Early Look at New Initiatives," by Ruth A. Almeida, Ian Hill & Genevieve M. Kenney (31 pp., July 2001) is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200 paffairs@ui.urban.org www.urban.org [552]

  • Hardships in America: The Real Story of Working Families, by Heather Boushey, Chauna Brocht, Bethney Gundersen & Jared Bernstein (July 2001) has been published by the Econ. Policy Inst., 1660 L St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/331-5540. [606]

  • "An Ounce of Prevention & A Pound of Cure: Developing State Policy on the Payment of Child Support Arrears by Low Income Parents" is a mid-2001 paper, by Paula Roberts, available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1616 P St. NW, #150, Wash., DC 20036, www.clasp.org/pubs/childenforce/Arrearage%20Paper.PDF [684]

  • "Designing Tax Cuts to Benefit Low Income Families," by Frank J. Sammartino (June 2001) is an Urban Inst. Policy Brief, available at www.urban.org [596]

  • "Has the Jury Reached a Verdict? States' Early Experiences with Crowd Out under SCHIP," by Amy Westpfahl Lutzky & Ian Hill is a 25 pp., June 2001 Urban Inst. occasional paper, available online or from Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org. www.newfederalism.urba.org/html/op47/occa47.html [594]

  • "State Initiatives to Promote Early Learning: Next Steps in Coordination of Subsidized Child Care, Head Start & State Prekindergarten" is a mid-2001 paper from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy. Available (free) from CLASP, 1616 P St. NW, #150, Wash., DC 20036 or www.clasp.org/pubs/childcare [683]

  • "How Familiar Are Low-Income Parents with Medicaid & SCHIP?," by Genevieve M. Kenney, Jennifer Haley & Lisa Dubay a 7 pp., May 2001 Urban Inst. report, is available, free, from 202/261-5687 or at www.newfederalism.urban.org/html/series_b34/b34.html [591]

  • "Why Aren't More Uninsured Children Enrolled in Medicaid or SCHIP?," by Genevieve M. Kenney & Jennifer Haley (7 pp., May 2001) is an Urban Inst. Policy Brief, available, free, from bnowak@ui.urban.org. [589]

  • "Asian American Factsheets" (2001) :The Coal. for Asian American Children & Families has published a series of Fact Sheets: "Snapshots of NYC: An Overview of Asian American Families," "Education and NY's Asian American Children," "Child & Family Health of NY's Asian American Community," "Understanding the Issues of Abuse & Neglect & Asian American Families." Available (likely free) from the Coal., 212/809-4675, x25, wng@cacf.org [624]

  • "The ABC's of Public Financing for Early Care and Education: A Research and Advocacy Resource Book" (155 pp., 2001) is available (no price listed) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research. 1707 L St. NW, # 750, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-5100. www.iwpr.org [609]

  • "Whose Safety? Women of Color & the Violence of Law Enfocement," by Anannya Bhattacharejee (59 pp., 2001) is a publication from the Amer. Friends Service Comm. $8.50 from AFSC, 1501 Cherry St., Phila., PA 19102, 888/588-2372. Offprints of the Exec. Summary is available, free, from 215/241-7126, cruweb@afsc.org [602]

  • "Developing Family & School Partnerships: Guidelines for Schools & School Districts" is a 2001 pamphlet, available (possibly free) from the Natl. Coal. for Parent Involvement in Educ., 3929 Old Lee Hwy, #91-A, Fairfax, VA 22030. [604]

  • Partners for Public Education is a just-launched media and grassroots organizing campaign, cosponsored by the NAACP and People for the American Way, aimed at encouraging black & Latino parents to become more deeply involved in their children's education. For inf., contact 202/467-2361. [677]

  • The Child Poverty Reduction Act has been introduced in the Senate (S.1027) by Charles Schumer (D-NY) and in the House (H.R. 2166) by Rep. Fortney Pete Stark (D-CA). For copy of the bill, go to the www.thomas.loc.gov [682]

July/August 2001

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  • "Background Materials on Key Sections of The Act to Leave No Child Behind" (May, 2001) (legislation introduced by Sen. Chris Dodd & Rep. George Miller) is a 38-page document, available (likely free) from the Children’s Defense Fund, 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 800/CDF-1200. [139]

  • "Beyond the Two-Parent Family: How Teenagers Fare in Cohabiting Couple & Blended Families," by Sandi Nelson, Rebecca Clark & Gregory Acs (May, 2001) (7 pp.), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org [149]

  • "TANF & Domestic Violence: Elements of an Effective Welfare Dept. Intervention," by Ariella Hyman & Minouche Kandel (May/June 2001) s the lead (19-page) article in Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Law & Poverty. Other articles deal with elder abuse and family violence in a military context. Inf. from the Natl. Ctr. on Poverty Law, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606-5013, 312/263-3830, admin@povertylaw.org [151]

  • "Off Balance: Youth, Race & Crime in the News," by Lori Dorfman & Vincent Shiraldi (April, 2001) is an Exec. Summary available (possibly free) from the Youth Law Ctr., 1010 Vermont Ave. NW, #310, Wash., DC 20005-4902, 202/637-0377, info.bby@erols.com. Available (as is the full report), on their website. www.buildingblocksforyouth.org [90]

  • "Before & After Reform: How Have Families on Welfare Changed?," by Sheila R. Zedlewski & Donald W. Alderson (April, 2001) (7 pp.), is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037. 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org [48]

  • "How Are Families That Left Welfare Doing? A Comparison of Early & Recent Welfare Leavers," by Pamela Loprest (April, 2001) (7 pp.), is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037. 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org [51]

  • "The Family Self-Sufficiency Program: HUD’s Best Kept Secret for Promoting Employment & Asset Growth" (April, 2001) a Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities paper, is available at online. www.cbpp.org/4-12-01hous.htm [152]

  • Young Americans & the Digital Future Campaign (April, 2001) is a new toolkit, available (likely free) from The Children’s Partnership, 1351 3rd St. Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1321, 310/260-1220 [148]

  • 25 Years Later - Are Communities Better? (Spring/Summer 2001) is the 25th anniv., 46-page, double issue of Women & Environments. Contact them at the Inst. for Women’s Studies & Gender Studies, New College, Univ. of Toronto, 40 Willcocks St., Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1C6, 416/978-5259, we.mag@utoronto.ca. Among the articles: “On the Way to Work: Transportation & Welfare Reform in the US,” by Evelyn Blumenberg; “Crossing Borders: Housing as a Vehicle for Comm. Dev.,” by Jacqueline Leavitt. [94]

  • "Depression & Low-Income Women: Challenges for TANF & Welfare-to-Work Policies & Programs," by Mary Clare Lennon, Juliana Blome & Kevin English (March, 2001) a 6-page Exec. Summary is available (likely free) from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032-1180, 212/304-7132, info@researchforum.com. The full publication will be available on their website. www.researchforum.org. [154]

  • "Youth Attitudes on Family, Work & Community Services: Implications for Welfare Reform," by Brett V. Brown (March, 2001) (7 pp.), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org [47]

  • "Children Cared for by Relatives: Who Are They & How Are They Faring?," by Jennifer Ehrle, Rob Green & Rebecca Clark (February, 2001) 7 pp.) is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org [144]

  • "Hardship among Children of Immigrants: Findings from the 1999 Natl. Survey of America's Families," by Randy Capps (February, 2001) (7 pp.), is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org [37]

  • "The Cost of Protecting Vulnerable Children II: What Has Changed Since 1966?," by Roseanna Bass, Jacob Leos-Urbel & Rob Green (February, 2001) is available on the Urban Inst. website; or can ordered by email: bnowak@ui.urban.org newfederalism.urban.org/html/op46/occa46.html [153]

  • "Untapped Potential: State Earned Income Credits & Child Poverty Reduction" (2001) is a brief from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty; available online. www.nccp.org [86]

  • "Wanted: Solutions for America - What We Know Works: An overview of research about what works (and what doesn’t) in social service programs" (2001) (98 pp.) is available, free, from The Pew Partnership for Civic Change, 5 Boar’s Head Ln., #100, Charlottesville, VA 22903, 804/971-2073 [150]

  • "Lessons Learned from the Implementation of Neighborhood & Family Initiative: A Summary of Findings," by Robert J. Chaskin (December, 2000) (69 pp.), is available (likely free) from the Chapin Hall Ctr. for Children, Univ. of Chi., 1313 E. 60 St., Chicago, IL 60637, 773/753-5900. A separate report, “Moving Beyond the Neighborhood & Family Initiative: The Final Phase & Lessons Learned,” is also available on request and is on their website. www.chapin.uchicago.edu [146]

  • Children & Computer Technology (Fall/Winter 2000) is the 192-page issue of The Future of Children, available, free, from the David & Lucile Packard Fdn., 300 2nd St., #200, Los Altos, CA 94022, circulation@futureofchildren.org [143]

  • The SAT Gender Gap: Identifying the Causes, by Phyllis Rosser (1989) s available ($15) from the Ctr. for Women Policy Studies, 1211 Conn Ave. NW, #312, Wash., DC 20036, 202/872-1770, cwps@centerwomenpolicy.org. They also have a publications list available. [140]

  • The Board on Children, Youth & Families (Natl. Academies) has a useful website covering juvenile justice issues, health, etc. national-academies.org/bocyf [141]

  • "The Determinants & Consequences of Child Care Subsidy Receipt by Low-Income Families," by David Balu & Erdal Tekin of the UNC Dept. of Economics, is available online. www.jcpr.org [147]

  • "Welfare Reform’s Effect on Child Welfare Caseloads," by Rob Green, Lynn Fender & Jacob Leos-Urbel is available on the Urban Inst. website, or can ordered by email: bnowak@ ui.urban.org newfederalism.urban.org/html/discussion01-04.html [60]

  • “Child Care in NYC, ‘Know Your Rights’” is a 15-page, Feb. 2001 inf. & resource manual, available from scharf@welfarelaw.org. [142]

May/June 2001

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  • "How Welfare & Work Policies Affect Children: A Synthesis of Research," by Pamela Morris, Aletha Huston, Greg Duncan, Danielle Crosby & Johannes Bos (March 2001) (100 pp.)is available (likely free) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200. [186]

  • "The Cost of Protecting Vulnerable Children II: What Has Changed Since 1996?," by Roseana Bess, Jacob Leos-Urbel & Rob Green (February 2001) (37 pp.) is available (possibly free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org [289]

  • "Financing Child Care in the US: An Expanded Catalog of Current Strategies, 2001 Edition," by Anne Mitchell, Louise Stoney & Harriet Dichter (2001) (186 pp.) is available (likely free) from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Fdn., 4801 Rockhill Rd., KC, MO 64110-2046, 816/932-1000. [288]

  • "Hardship Among Children of Immigrants: Findings from the 1999 Natl. Survey of America’s Families," by Randy Kapps (January 2001) is available (free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, bnowak@ ui. urban.org. [308]

  • "In Between the Lines: How the New York Times Frames Youth" (2001) is a 22-page report by NYC Youth Media Watch on media inaccuracies in covering youth and crime. Available (possibly free) from We Interrupt This Message, 226 W. 135 St., Harlem, NY 10030, 212/694-1144; available at www.interrupt.org [287]

  • The Changing Borders of Juvenile Justice: Transfer of Adolescents to the Criminal Court, eds. Jeffrey Fagan & Franklin Zimring (2000) has been published by Univ. Chicago Press, 773/702-7748 marketing@press.uchicago ; $35 [215]

  • Youth on Trial: A Developmental Perspective on Juvenile Justice, eds. Thomas Grisso & Robert Schwartz (2000) (425 pp.) has been published by Univ. Chicago Press, 773/702-7748. marketing@press.uchicago.edu ;$35. [214]

  • "Building Their Futures: How Early HeadStart Programs Are Enhancing the Lives of Infants & Toddlers in Low-Income Families" an HHS study, is available at www.hhs.gov/news/press/2001pres/20010112/html [226]

  • "Families Struggling to Make It in the Workforce: A Post Welfare Report" is available on the CDF www.childrendefense.org/release001214.htm [185]

  • "How Class & Racial Backgrounds Influence Teens’ View of the Stratification System & Their Prospects Within It" That’s the subject of a doctoral diss. being undertaken by Heather Smith Feldhaus in the So. Illinois U. sociology dept. She’s seeking to contact advocacy groups that can make use of her research. Contact her at 618/453-2494, feldhaus@GlobalEyes.net [285]

  • "How Welfare & Work Policies Affect Children: A Synthesis of the Research" is a Jan. 2001 Manpower Demonstration Research Corp. study, available at www.mdrc.org [184]

  • Snapshots of America’s Families II based on initial results from the 1999 Natl. Survey of America’s Families, is on the Urban Inst. website: newfederalism.urban.org/nsaf/snapshots_index.html or write to Bonnie Nowak at the Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037. Six briefs are included: “Family Econ. Well-Being”; “Health Insurance, Access & Health Status of Adults”; “Health Insurance, Access & Health Status of Children”; “Children’s Behavior & Well-Being”; “Children’s Family Environment”; “Key Findings by Race & Ethnicity.” [286]

  • "State Child Care Profiles for Children with Employed Mothers" is available (likely free) from the Urban Inst., 202/261-5850, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [290]

March/April 2001

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  • "How Welfare & Work Policies Affect Children: A Synthesis of Research," by Pamela Morris, Aletha Huston, Greg Duncan, Danielle Crosby & Johannes Bos (January 2001) (62 pp. + Apps.) is available (possibly free) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, virginia_knox@mdrc.org. [635]

  • "Who’s Caring for Our Youngest Children? Child Care Patterns of Infants & Toddlers," by Jennifer Ehrle, Gina Adams & Kathryn Tout (January 2001) is available (free) from bnowak@ui.urban.org or at www.newfederalism.urban.org/html/anf_op42.html. [734]

  • "Charting New Courses for Children’s Health Insurance," by Ian Hill (December 2000) is available (free) from bnowak@ui.urban.org. [542]

  • "Child Care Expenses of America’s Families," by Linda Giannarelli & James Barsimantov (26 pp., Dec. 2000) is available (likely free), from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [736]

  • "The Family Transition Program: Final Report on Florida’s Initial Time-Limited Welfare Program," by Dan Bloom, James J. Kemple, Pamela Morris & Susan Scrivener (41 pp., December 2000) is available (likely free) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200. [647]

  • "Are Teens in Low-Income & Welfare Families Working Too Much?," by Robert I. Lerman (7 pp., November 2000) is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org. [733]

  • "State Policy Initiatives for Reducing Teen & Adult Nonmarital Childbearing: Family Planning to Family Caps," by Richard Wertheimer, Justin Jager & Kristin Anderson Moore (November 2000) is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, bnowak@ui.urban.org. [730]

  • "A Look at Poor Dads Who Don’t Pay Child Support," by Elaine Sorensen & Chava Zibman (September 2000) is available (free) from bnowak@ui.urban.org. [732]

  • "Children Eligible for Medicaid But Not Enrolled: How Great a Policy Concern?," by Amy J. Davidoff, Bowen Garrett, Diane M. Makuc & Matthew Schirmer (September 2000) is available (free) from bnowak@ui.urban.org. [546]

  • "Three Years into SCHIP [State Children’s Health Insurance Prog.]: What States Are & Are Not Spending," by Genevieve M. Kenney, Frank C. Ullman & Alan Weil (September 2000) (7 pp.) is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, [544]

  • "Census Affects Children in Poverty," by Donald Hernandez & Nancy Denton a 5-page, 2001 report, is available from the Presidential Members of the US Census Monitoring Board. Contact the Board at 4700 Silver Hill Rd., #1250-3, Suitland, MD 20746, 301/457-9900, comment@cmbp.census.gov. [731]

  • "Families Struggling to Make It in the Workforce: A Post Welfare Report" is available at www.childrensdefense.org/release001214.htm. [634]

  • "How Welfare & Work Policies Affect Children: A Synthesis of Research" is available at www.MDRC.org. [729]

  • "More Kids Have a Parent in Prison" an Aug. 31, 2000 feature from the Newark [NJ] Star-Ledger, is available from us with a SASE. [735]

  • "Nearly 95% of Low-Income Uninsured Children Now Are Eligible for Medicaid or SCHIP" a 2000 analysis of Census data by the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, is available at www.cbpp.org/12-6-00schip.htm. [539]

January/February 2001

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  • "Child Well-Being at the Outset of Welfare Reform: An Overview of the Nation & 13 States," by Sharon Vandivere, Kristin Anderson Moore & Brett V. Brown (November 2000) is a 5-page publication available, free, from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-2687, pubs@ui.urban.org. [199]

  • "Parenting & Earning: The Impact of Parents’ Fair Share on Low-Income Fathers’ Employment," by Virginia Knox & Cindy Redcross (104 pp., Oct. 2000) & “Parenting & Earning: The Impact of Parents’ Fair Share on Low-Income Fathers’ Employment,” by John M. Martinez & Cynthia Miller (56 pp., Oct. 2000), report on the first national demonstration program targeted at the noncustodial fathers of children receiving welfare. Likely free, from Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016-4326, 212/532-3200. [437]

  • "A Look At Poor Dads Who Don’t Pay Child Support," by Elaine Sorensen & Chava Zibman (September, 2000) is an Urban Institute publication available online. 202/261-5709 newfederalism.urban.org/html/discussion00-07.html [435]

  • "Teen Risk-Taking: Promising Prevention Programs & Approaches," by Marvin Eison, Christina Pallito, Carolyn Bradner & Natalya Bolshun (September, 2000) (102 pp.) is available (no price listed) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709; also on their website. Related Urban Inst. publications: “Teen Risk-Taking: A Statistical Portrait,” by Laura Duberstein Lindberg, Scott Boggess, Laura Porter & Sean Williams (June 2000); “Young Men’s Sexual & Reproductive Health - Toward a National Strategy: Framework & Recommendations,” ed. Freya L. Sonenstein (Nov. 2000). www.urban.org. [434]

  • "Women & Housing Rights" (September, 2000) (80 pp.) is available ($20) from the Centre on Housing Rights & Evictions, 83 rue de Montbrillant, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland, 41.22.734.1028, cohre@yahoo.com. They also have a publications list. [512]

  • "Gaps in Insurance Coverage for Children: A Pre-CHIP Baseline," by Ruth A. Almeida & Genevieve M. Kenney (May, 2000) is available from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, anfinfo@ui.urban.org. newfederalism.urban.org/html/series_b/b19/b19.html [499]

  • "Assuring the Healthy Development of Young Children," by Peter Budetti, Carolyn Berry, Pamela Butler, Karen Scott Collins & Melinda Abrams (February, 2000) is an 8-page Issue Brief, available (likely free) from The Commonwealth Fund, 888/777-2744; it’s also on the website. www.cmwf.org [504]

  • "Getting There, Getting Care: Transportation & Workforce Barriers to Child Health Care in America," by Ray Grant, Dennis Johnson, Irwin Redliner & Joan Winter Brown (2000) (44 pp.), is available (no price listed) from The Children’s Health Fund, 317 E. 64 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/535-9400. [507]

  • “Between Families & Schools: Creating Meaningful Relationships” (2000) (60 pp.) is available (no price listed) from the Tellin’ Stories Project of the Network of Educators on the Americas, PO Box 73038, Wash., DC 20056, 202/588-7207. [369]

  • "Children Eligible for Medicaid but Not Enrolled: How Great a Policy Concern?" is an Urban Inst. publication, 202/261-5709. newfederalism.urban.org/html/anf_a41.html [501]

  • "Snapshots of America’s Families II: A View of the Nation & 13 States" from the Natl. Survey of America’s Families, 1997-1999, is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, paffairs@ui.urban.org. It contains separate 8-pagers on family econ. well-being; health insurance, access & health status of children & non-elderly adults; children’s behavior & well-being; children’s family environment; key findings by race & ethnicity. [442]

  • "The Decision to Investigate: Understanding State Child Welfare Screening Policies & Practices," by Karen C. Tumlin & Rob Green is a May 2000 report, available from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709, anfinfo@ui.urban.org. newfederalism.urban.org/html/anf_a38.html [443]

  • The ZAP Asthma Consortium is a coalition of 16 public, private & comm. orgs. to leverage the collective assets & efforts of the govt., academic, HMO & public hospital sectors of Atlanta to reduce preventable morbidity & mortality from asthma for children living in Atlanta’s inner-city area. Contact Dr. Joyce Essien, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Univ., 1518 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, 404/727-7835, jessien@sph.emory.edu. [453]

  • Youth Today: The Newspaper of Youth Work will send a sample copy on request: Robin Weiss-Castro, Youth Today, 1200 17th St. NW, 4th flr., Wash, DC 20036, 202/785-0764, x107, info@youthtoday.org. [440]

  • “Defending Reproductive Rights: An Activist Resource Kit” is available ($15) from Political Research Associates, 1310 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144, 617/666-5300, jwputnam@mindspring.com. [438]

  • “The Natl. Directory of Children, Youth & Family Services” (16th ed.), with over 37,000 entries, is available ($139) from 14 Inverness Dr. E, #D144, Englewood, CO 80112, 800/343-6681. [436]

  • “The Parent, Family & Community Involvement Guide” (21 pp., Nov. 2000) is available (possibly free) from the Mass. Dept. of Educ., 350 Main St., Malden, MA 02148, 781/338-3000. [441]

November/December 2000

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  • "State Policies for Assessing & Supporting Kinship Foster Parents," by Jacob Leos-Urbel, Roseana Ness & Rob Green (July 2000) is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org. Also on their newfederalism.urban.org/html/discussion00-05.html [408]

  • "For the Children? Privatization of Child Support in Mississippi," by Keith Ernst (February 2000) (44 pp.) is available ($25) from the Inst. for Southern Studies, PO Box 531, Durham, NC 27702-0531, 919/419-8311, info@i4south.org [413]

  • "Homeless in America: A Children’s Story, Part One" (1999) (64 pp.) is available (no price listed) from the Inst. for Children & Poverty, 36 Cooper Sq., 6th flr., NYC, NY 10003, 212/529-5252, hn4061@handsnet.org. [421]

  • America’s Children: Key Natl. Indicators of Well-Being 2000 is a 118-page, 2000 publication of the Fed. Interagency Forum on Child & Family Statistics, available (likely free) from the Natl. Maternal & Child Health Clearinghouse, 2070 Chain Bridge Rd., #450, Vienna, VA 22182, 703/456-1964, nmchc@circsol.com. Also on childstats.gov. [410]

  • "Child Care Patterns for School-Age Children with Employed Mothers," by Jeffrey Capizzano, Kathryn Tout & Gina Adams (41 pp.) is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, paffairs@ui.urban.org. Also on their newfederalism.urban.org/html/op41/occa41/html. [407]

  • "Clipping Our Wings - The Impact of Welfare Reform on the College Aspirations of Low Income Women," eds. Vivian Adair & Nesce Belkan will appear in a Temple Univ. Press book, Spring 2001: Out of the Academic Closet: Poor Women, Welfare & the Promise of Education. Inf. from the Ctr. for Women Policy Studies, 1211 Conn. Ave. NW, #312, Wash., DC 20036, 202/872-1770, cwps@centerwomenpolicy.org. [339]

  • "Natl. Symposium on Transportation for Homeless Children & Youth" the 50-page proceedings of a Feb. 2000 conf. of the same title, is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Ctr. for Homeless Educ. at SERVE, 915 Northridge St., Greensboro, NC 27403-2112, 800/755-3277, homeless@serve.org. [422]

  • "Welfare & the Rise of Female-Headed Families," by Daniel T. Lichter, Diane K. McLaughlin & David C. Ribar 32-page study from the July 1997 Amer. J. Soc. is available from Prof. Lichter, Dept. Soc., 300 Bricker Hall, Ohio St. U., Columbus, OH 43210, Lichter.5@osu.edu. Prof. Lichter also has a 6-page article (source ?), co-authored with Erica L. Gardner, titled “Welfare Reform & the Poor Children of Working Parents.” [335]

  • Women & Poverty is the theme of the 255-page Summer 2000 issue of the Georgetown J. on Poverty Law & Policy. $15 from the Journal, Georgetown Univ. Law Ctr., 600 NJ Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20001. [340]

September/October 2000

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  • "Conducting Children’s Health Insurance Outreach in African American Communities," by Jacqueline Patterson (June 2000, 8 pp.) available (likely free) from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 820 First St. NE, #510, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080, center@center.cbpp.org. A free Child Health Insurance Outreach Kit is also available from them. [811]

  • "Low-Income Families Face Barriers to Support Programs," by Lissa Bell & Carson Strege-Flore (May 2000) is available (no price given) from the NW Fed. of Comm. Orgs./Natl. Campaign for Jobs & Income. NWFCO is at 100 S. King St., #240, Seattle, WA 98104, nwfco@seanet.com. [884]

  • "The Family Transition Program: Implementation & 3-Year Impacts of Florida’s Initial Time-Limited Welfare Program," by Dan Bloom, Mary Farrell, James J. Kemple & Nandita Verma (29 pp., April 1999) is available (possibly free) from the Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/532-3200. It’s an Exec. Summary. [794]

  • "Child Poverty in the States: Levels & Trends from 1979 to 1998" a study by the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, is available from them: 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032-1180, 212/304-7110. Also on their website, go to “what’s new.” www.nccp.org [780]

  • "FaDSS-Families Development & Self-Sufficiency" is a 28-page, May 1999 report on an Iowa program. Available (possibly free) from the Dept. of Human Services, Econ. Asst., Hoover St. Office Bldg., Des Moines, IA 50319, 515/281-8259. [891]

  • "Family Care or Foster Care? How State Policies Affect Kinship Caregivers," by Shelley Waters Boots & Rob Green is a 5-page, July 1999 report, available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [890]

  • "Juvenile Crime: Causes & Consequences" is a 4-page, Jan. 2000 Congressional Research Briefing Summary. Available from us with a SASE. [852]

  • "Opening a New Window on Child Care" is a Feb. 2000 report from the Natl. Council of Jewish Women, 800/829-NCJW. [888]

  • Poverty Research News in its July/Aug. 2000 issue, contains a series of interesting short articles on welfare and family issues, including “Point-Counterpoint: Perspectives on Welfare Reform & Children” (Ron Haskins & Wendell Primus); “Reforming the Social Contract” (Paula England & Nancy Folbre) & “What We Know about Early Childhood Interventions” (Janet Currie). Available (possibly free) from the Jt. Ctr. for Poverty Research, 2046 Sheridan Rd., Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL 60208-4108, 847/467-6670. [787]

  • Race, Gender & Class A special issue of this journal, guest-edited by Keith Kilty & Eric Swank, will be devoted to the intersections of race, gender & class in social service & social welfare contexts. Proposals for papers are due by Nov. 15 to Prof. Swank, Morehead St. Univ., Dept. Soc./Social Work, Morehead, KY 40351, 606/783-2190, e.swank@morehead-st.edu. [755]

  • "Racial & Ethnic Disparities: Key Findings from the Natl. Survey of America’s Families" is available (free) from the Urban Inst., 202/261-5687, pubs@ui.urban.org and on the newfederalism.urban.org/html/series_b/b5/b5.html. [889]

  • The 2000 Kids Count Data Book uses 10 indicators to rank children’s “risk of poor life outcomes.” Free from the Annie E. Casey Fdn., 410/223-2890, www.kidscount.org. [887]

  • The Board on Children, Youth & Families (Inst. of Medicine, Natl. Research Council) website has many useful materials www.national-academies.org/cbsse/bocyf. [886]

  • "The Child Care & Development Fund: An Overview," by Mark Greenberg, Joan Lombardi & Rachel Schumacher explains the major federal block grant available to states to provide subsidized child care to low-income families & to improve the quality of child care in the state. On the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy www.clasp.org/pubs/childcareoverview.pdf. [885]

July/August 2000

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  • "Domestic Violence & Children: Creating a Public Response," by Susan Schechter & Jeffrey L. Edleson (24 pp., 2000) is available (likely free) from the Resource Ctr. on Domestic Violence: Child Protection & Custody, Natl. Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges, PO Box 8970, Reno, NV 89507, 800/527-3223. [1033]

  • "Working Hard, Staying Poor: Women & Children in the Wake of Welfare ‘Reform’," by Linda Burnham & Kaaryn Gustafson (40 pp., 2000) is “a report assessing the impact of US govt. policy on poor women & children in the 5 yrs. since the 1995 UN 4th World Conf. on Women.” $10 from the Women of Color Resource Ctr., 2288 Fulton St., #103, Berkeley, CA 94704, 510/548-9272, chisme@igc.org. [816]

  • "America’s Homeless Children: New Outcasts" (54 pp., 1999) is available (no price given) from The Better Homes Fund, 181 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02459-3344, 617/964-3834. They also have other useful publications, such as “Classroom Activities on Homelessness” & “Selected Resources for Student, Teachers & Parents.” [1062]

  • "Child Care & Comm. Econ. Dev.: Critical Roles for Legal Services," by Stephanie Upp, Chris Palamountain, Alice Bussiere & Brad Caftel is a 17-page article in the May/June 2000 Journal of Poverty Law & Policy. Contact them at 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606-5013, 312/263-3830, admin@povertylaw.org, for copies. [1036]

  • "Fingers to the Bone: United States Failure to Protect Child Farmworkers" is a 104-page, June 2000 report, available (no price given) from Human Rights Watch, 350 Fifth Ave., 34th flr., NYC, NY 10018-3299, 212/216-1832, hrwnyc@hrw.org. Likely downloadable. www.hrw.org [1035]

  • "Gaps in Insurance Coverage for Children: A Pre-CHIP Baseline," by Ruth A. Almeida & Genevieve M. Kenney a 7-page, May 2000 report, is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 202/261-5687, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [1055]

  • "Gaps in Prevention & Treatment: Dental Care for Low-Income Children," by Genevieve M. Kenney, Grace Ko & Barbara Ormond is a 5-page, April 2000 report, available (free) from The Urban Inst., 202/261-5687, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [1059]

  • "Hands That Shape the World: Report on the Conditions of Immigrant Women in the US 5 Yrs. After the Beijing Conf." is June 2000 study, available ($10 + s/h) from the Natl. Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (headed by PRRAC Board member Cathi Tactaquin), 310 8th St., #307, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/465-1984, nnirr@nnirr.org. [1071]

  • "How Much is Enough? Basic Family Budgets for Working Families," by Jared Bernstein, Chauna Brocht & Maggie Spade-Aguilar is a May 2000 Econ. Policy Inst. report, available ($12.95 + s/h) from EPI, 800/EPI-4844. Exec. Summary & Intro. www.epinet.org [804]

  • "Relating Quality of Center Child Care to Early Cognitive & Language Development Longitudinally," by Margaret R. Burchinal, Joanne E. Roberts & Rhodeus Riggins, Jr. ppeared in the March/April 2000 Child Development. Reprints (likely free) of the 19-page article are available by calling 301/443-2190, or emailing kwadhwan@hrsa.gov. [1039]

  • "The Decision to Investigate: Understanding State Child Welfare Screening Policies & Practices," by Karen C. Tumlin & Rob Green is a 7-page, May 2000 report, available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [1038]

  • “WEdGE: Women’s Education in the Global Economy" by Miriam Ching Louie & Linda Burnham, is “a workbook of activities, games, skits & strategies for activists, organizers, rebels & hell raisers.” $27.95 from Women of Color Resource Ctr., 2288 Fulton St., #103, Berkeley, CA 94704-1449. They also have available a “Natl. Directory of Women of Color Orgs. & Projs.” in a 2000 update; it’s available as a book ($22.95), disk ($27.95) and mailing labels ($27.95). [1041]

May/June 2000

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  • Solutions for the New Millennium: Race, Class & Gender, ed. Vernon McClean (292 pp., 1999) has been published by Kendall/Hunt. Among the 3 dozen contributors: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Gloria Steinem, Barbara Ehrenreich, Charles Lee. [907]

  • Children of 2010, eds. Valora Washington & J.D. Edwards (174 pp., 1998) is available (no price listed) from Natl. Assn. for the Educ. of Young Chn., 800/424-2460. [982]

  • "Access to Child Care for Low-Income Working Families" a 1999 HHS report, is available at www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/ccb/. [978]

  • "Child Care After Leaving Welfare: Early Evidence from State Studies," by Rachel Schumacher & Mark Greenberg is available (no price given) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1616 P St. NW, #150, Wash., DC 20036, 202/328-5140; also on their www.clasp. [975]

  • "Child Support Insurance" is a 4-page, March 2000 Idea Brief, available (free) from The Century Fdn., 41 E. 70 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/452-7750, ideas2000@tcf.org. [974]

  • "Child Support Offers Some Protection Against Poverty," by Elaine Sorensen & Chava Zibman is a 5-page, March 2000 report, available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [980]

  • "Community Counts: How Youth Orgs. Matter for Youth Development," by Milbrey W. McLaughlin is a 32-page, 2000 report, available (no price listed) from the Public Educ. Network, 601 13th St. NW, #900N, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-7460, HSchaffer@PublicEducation.org. [977]

  • "International Trafficking in Women to the U.S.: A Contemporary Manifestation" is an 80-page, April 2000 CIA (sic) report, by Amy O’Neill Richard, PRRAC can send you a hard copy (for photocopying + postage costs);contact us for details. Or available on their www.cia.gov. [983]

  • Juvenile Court Centennial Initiative A set of materials, including a Local Organizer’s Kit & Fact Sheets, is available from JCCI, 1324 G St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, fax: 202/347-0493, Secondchances@earthlink.net. Sponsors include Bernardine Dohrn of the Children & Family Justice Ctr. (and a former PRRAC grantee), Vincent Schiraldi of the Ctr. on Juvenile & Criminal Justice, and Mark Soler of the Youth Law Ctr. [936]

  • "Minorities & the Criminal Justice System" is a 16-page report (1999), available (free) from Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse, 800/638-8736, puborder@ncjrs.org. [935]

  • "Racial & Ethnic Disparities: Key Findings from the Natl. Survey of America’s Families" is a 5-page, Feb. 2000 Urban Inst. publication, available (likely free) from them at 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687; also on their website: click on “Assessing the New Federalism.” www.urban.org [979]

  • "Remember the Children: Mothers Balance Work & Child Care Under Welfare Reform: The Conn. Perspective" an Exec. Summary & further inf. available from Sharon Lynn Kagan, Bush Ctr., Yale Univ., New Haven, CT 06511, 203/432-9931. It is part of the “Growing Up in Poverty Project,” studying FL and CA as well. For inf. about the CA work, contact Bruce Fuller, Grad. School of Educ., Univ. Calif., Berkeley, CA 94720, 510/643-5362. [981]

  • "Tapping TANF for Youth: When & How Welfare Funds Can Support Youth Dev., Educ. & Employment Initiatives," by Marie Cohen & Mark Greenberg is available (no price given) from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1616 P St. NW, #150, Wash., DC 20036, 202/328-5140; also on their www.clasp. [922]

  • "The Color of Justice: An Analysis of Juvenile Adult Court Transfers in Calif.," by Mike Males & Dan Macallair a 10-page, Feb. 2000 report, is available (possibly free) from the Justice Policy Inst., 415/255-1946. [937]

  • "The Hours that Children Under 5 Spend in Child Care: Variation Across States" & “The Number of Child Care Arrangements Used by Children Under 5: Variation Across States,” both by Jeffrey Capizzano & Gina Adams, and “Child Care Arrangements for Children Under 5: Variation Across States,” by Capizzano, Adams & Freya Sonenstein, are 7-page, March 2000 Urban Inst. reports, available (free) from them at 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [976]

  • The State of America’s Children Yearbook 2000 has just been published by the Children’s Defense Fund. Inf. from CDF, 202/662-3619. [973]

  • "Universal Preschool" is a 4-page, March 2000 Idea Brief, available (free) from The Century Fdn., 41 E. 70 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/452-7750, ideas2000@tcf.org. [950]

  • "Youth at the Edge: Hate Groups Reach Out to a Troubled Generation" is featured in the Fall 1999 issue of the So. Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report. Available (possibly free) from the Center, 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104, 334/264-0286. [903]

March/April 2000

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  • "Income Inequality among America’s Children," by Gregory Acs & Megan Gallagher (5 pp., Jan. 2000) is available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687. [1468]

  • "Healthy Communities Through Women’s Eyes" is the theme of a forthcoming issue of WE (Women & Environments) Internatl. Magazine. Proposals/abstracts were due Jan. 30, full manuscripts are due April 1 (so you may still be able to get something in): WE, 517 College St., #233, Toronto, Canada M6G 4A2, 416/928-0880, weed@web.net. [1466]

  • "My Children Come First: Welfare-Reliant Women’s Post-TNAF Views of Work-Family Tradeoffs, Neighborhoods & Marriage," by Kathryn Edin, Ellen K. Scott, Andrew S. London & Joan Mazelis a paper presented at a Northwestern Univ.-Univ. Chi. conf., is available from Prof. Edin, Dept. Soc., Univ. Penn., 3718 Locust Walk, Phila., PA 19104, 215/88-9633, kedin@pop.upenn.edu. [1420]

  • The Child Indicator a new newsletter from Child Trends, is now online. To get a printed version by mail, send requests to childindicators@childtrend.org. www:childtrends.org/w_welcome.cfm [1465]

  • "When School Is Out" is the theme of the Fall 1999 issue of The Future of Children. Copies of the 159-page issue are available, free, from the David & Lucile Packard Fdn., 300 Second St., #200, Los Altos, CA 94022, circulation@futureofchildren.org A 7-page Exec. Summary also is available. [1451]

  • "Women in Community Development" The McAuley Inst. has the following publications: Women Creating Social Capital & Social Change: A Study of Women-led Comm. Dev. Orgs. (171 pp., $6), by Marilyn Gittell, Isolda Ortega-Bustamante & Tracy Steffy; Women as Catalysts for Social Change (56 pp. summary with reccs. & photos, $9); La Mujer como Agente del Cambio Social (Spanish translation of above, $9). The Inst. is at 8300 Colesville Rd., #310, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301/588-8110, kallen@mcauley.org [1467]

January/February 2000

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  • "Gender & Justice: Women, Drugs & Sentencing Policy," by Marc Mauer, Cathy Potler & Richard Wolf (26 pp., Nov. 1999) is available ($8) from The Sentencing Proj., 1516 P St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-0871, staff@sentencingproject.org. [1118]

  • 1999 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles of Well-Being is a 184-pager, available (likely free) from the Annie Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410/223-2890. "Every Kid Counts in the District of Columbia: 6th Annual Fact Book" (31 pp., 1999), with more detailed city data, is available separately (also likely free), from the DC Children's Trust Fund, 2021 L St. NW, #205, Wash., DC 20036, 202/624-5555. It's also on the Internet. www.aecf.org. [1168]

  • "Access to Public Benefits for Battered Immigrant Women & Children" is a 20-page article in the Sept./Oct. 1999 issue of Clearinghouse Review. Contact the Natl. Ctr. for Poverty Law, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606-5013, admin@povertylaw.org. [1094]

  • "Detours on the Road to Employment: Obstacles Facing Low-Income Women" is a 12-page, 1999 report, available (likely free) from the Natl. Partnership for Women & Families (nee Women’s Legal Defense Fund), 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #710, Wash., DC 20009, 202/986-2600, info@nationalpartnership.org. Related publication: “Preventing Discrimination: A Guide for Caseworkers & Others Helping Welfare Recipients Enter the Workforce” (5 pp., Oct. 1999). [1164]

  • "Homeless in America: A Children’s Story" is a 1999 natl. report, available ($11) from The Inst. for Children & Poverty, 36 Cooper Sq., 6th flr., NYC, NY 10003, 212/529-5252. [1085]

  • "No Minor Matter: Children in Maryland’s Jails" is a 169-page, Nov. 1999 Human Rights Watch report, available ($15) by order on line: http://store.yahoo.com/hrwpubs/maryland1199.html. It also can be downloaded at www.hrw.org/reports/1999/maryland/ [1117]

  • "Poverty, Welfare & Children: A Summary of the Data" Contact them at 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580. An Oct. 1999 Child Trends Research Brief, is available on their www.childtrends/org/r_resbrief.cfm [1112]

  • "The Ctr. for the Child Care Workforce" has a 1999-2000 Catalog: 733 15th St. NW, #1037, Wash., DC 20005-2112, 202/737-7700, ccw@ccw.org. [1169]

  • Title V: A Snapshot of Maternal & Child Health 1997 is a 164-page, Oct. 1999 publication, available (likely free) from Peter C. van Dyck, MCH Bureau, Rm. 18-20, Parklawn Bldg., 5600 Fishers Ln., Rockville, MD 20857, BlockGrantGuidance@hrsa.gov. [1070]

November/December 1999

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  • Bad Kids: Race & The Transformation of the Juvenile Court, by Barry C. Feld (374 pp., 1999, $19.95) has been published by Oxford Univ. Press, 198 Madison Ave., NYC, NY 10016, 212/726-6000. [1532]

  • "Children’s Health Under Medicaid: A Natl. Review of Early & Periodic Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment" (126 pp., Sept. 1998) is available ($35) from the Natl. Health Law Prog., 2639 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA, CA 90034, 310/204-6010. They also have a Sept. 1999 Publications List & an award-winning www.health.org. [1566]

  • "Access to Child Care for Low-Income Working Families" is a new HHS report, prepared by The Urban Inst. It contains state-by-state inf. on availability of child care, and on affordability. On the www.acf.dhhs.gov/news/ccreport.htm. [1564]

  • Children’s Health Insurance Program the Natl. Healthy Mothers, Health Babies Coal. has developed a resource book for CHIP to assist advocates and service providers. Free by calling 703/836-6110. [1565]

  • "CHIP: A Look at Emerging State Programs," by Frank C. Ullman, Ian Hill & Ruth A. Almeida is a 5-page, Sept. 1999 report, available (free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200,paffairs@ui.urban.org. [1568]

  • "Extreme Child Poverty Rises Sharply in 1997" is a new analysis of Census data by the Children’s Defense Fund. Available at www.childrensdefense.org. [1521]

  • "Helping Families Achieve Self-Sufficiency" is a guide to funding services for children & families through TANF. A free copy is available by calling 202/401-5139; it can be downloaded from www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/ofa/funds2.htm [1562]

  • Lives on the Line: American Families & the Struggle to Make Ends Meet, by Martha Shirk, Neil Bennett & Lawrence J. Aber has just been published by Westview Press. $24 from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 212/304-7195. [1563]

  • "Nontraditional Employment for Low-Income Women: A Guide for Advocates" is available (no price listed) from NOW Legal Defense & Educ. Fund, 212/925-6635; it can be downloaded from www.nowldef.org. [1556]

  • "Out-of-School Time Activities: Can Families Help Programs & Can Programs Help Families?" is a 16-page document with highlights of a May 1999 seminar. Likely free, from the DC Family Policy Seminar, 2000 15th St., #701, Arlington, VA 22201-2617, 703/524-7802. [1560]

  • "The Initial Impacts of Welfare Reform on the Incomes of Single-Mother Families," by Wendell Primus, Lynette Rawlings, Kathy Larin & Kathryn Porter (70 pp., Aug. 1999) is a report available (by subscription) from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 820 First St. NE, #520, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080, center@cbpp.org. [1523]

  • "The Minimum Wage Increase: A Working Woman’s Issue," by Jared Bernstein, Heidi Hartmann & John Schmitt is a 5-page, Sept. 1999 EPI Issue Brief, available (likely free) from the Econ. Policy Inst., 1660 L St. NW, #1200, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-8810; it can be downloaded from www.epinet.org. [1552]

  • "Women Creating Social Capital & Social Chang" is a new research study, led by Marilyn Gittell, of community development efforts in Boston, Chicago, the Delta (MS, LA. AR), El Paso, Houston, NC, Oakland, Portland (OR), DC. It’s available in 3 versions: the “plain vanilla” 171-page full report ($6); and Spanish and English versions of a fancier 56-page summary, with photos ($9 each). Available from the McAuley Inst., 8300 Colesville Rd., #310, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301/588-8110, kallen@mcauley.org [1533]

  • "Women in the Labor Market, Part 2 - Welfare Mothers" is a series of 10 short articles from the Spring 1999 issue of Focus, available, free, from the Univ. of Wisc. Inst. for Research on Poverty, 1180 Observatory Dr., 3412 Soc. Sci. Bldg., Madison, WI 53706, 608/262-6358. [1555]

  • "Work in Progress: A Natl. Survey of Young Women’s Work Experience" is a 24-page, 1999 report produced by the Young Women’s Work Project. Available (no price listed) from the Project, 995 Market St., #1418, SF, CA 94103, 415/974-6296, YWWP@aol.com. [1561]

September/October 1999

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  • "Family Development & Self-Sufficiency: The Stories of Families Who Faced Many Struggles & Partnered with the Iowa Family Development & Self-Sufficiency (FaDSS) Grant Program" (28 pp., May 1999) is available (free) by calling 515/281-3861. [1627]

  • Black-White Maternal Mortality The June 18, 1999, issue of MMWR-Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (vol. 48, no. 23) contains “State-Specific Maternal Mortality Among Black & White Women - US, 1987-1996,” showing that “in every state where the overall [maternal mortality ratio] could be reliably calculated, black women were more likely than white women to die from complications of pregnancy.” The issue of MMWR is available electronically at the website. Paper copy available only by subscribing to the publication, but we’ll send you a copy of the 5-page report with a SASE. www.cdc.gov [1634]

  • "Children & Welfare Reform: A Guide to Evaluating the Effects of State Welfare Reform Policies on Children" is available, free, from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580. [1591]

  • "Family Care or Foster Care? How State Policies Affect Kinship Caregivers," by Shelley Waters Boots & Rob Green is a 5-page, July 1999 report, available, free, from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5687, paffairs@ui.urban.org. [1625]

  • "Insuring Children’s Health: A Community Guide to Enrolling Children in Free & Low-Cost Health Insurance Program" is available (likely free) from Jeannette O’Connor at the Children’s Defense Fund, 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/628-8787,cdinfo@childrensdefense.org. [1636]

  • "Second Chances: 100 Years of Children’s Court: Giving Kids a Chance to Make a Better Choice" is available ($10) from the Chn. & Family Justice Ctr., Northwestern Univ. School of Law, 357 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, 312/503-0396. It can be downloaded at www.cjcj.org. [1605]

  • "State Profiles 99" describes state activities supported by the Title V Maternal & Child Health Services Block Grant. Produced by the Assn. of Maternal & Child Health Progs., the report is available (possibly free) from the Natl. Maternal & Child Health Clearinghouse, 2070 Chain Bridge Rd., #450, Vienna, VA 22182, 703/356-1964. [1632]

  • "Steps to Success: Helping Women with Alcohol & Drug Problems Move from Welfare to Work" a Legal Action Ctr. report profiling 20 alcohol & drug treatment progs. in 7 states, is available (free) from Michelle Lewis, 202/544-5712 (fax), michelle@lac-dc.org. [1628]

  • The American Univ. Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law invites submissions dealing with race and poverty issues. Inquiries/submissions to Articles Editor at the Journal, Wash. College of Law, 4801 Mass. Ave. NW, #632, Wash., DC 20016, 202/274-4446, genderlaw@wcl.american.edu. [1624]

  • Working Poor Families with Children: A Statistical Portrait is the first issue of a new research brief series from Child Trends. Multiple copies are available by calling 202/362-5580. Future briefs will cover welfare reform & children, childcare & low-income children, fatherhood, nonmarital childbearing, and skills youths will need for success in the 21st century. On their www.childtrends.org/newswort.htm. [1626]

  • "Young Children in Poverty: A Statistical Update" is available from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032, 212/927-8793, and online at http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/nccp. The July issue of the NCCP’s periodical The Forum has several articles exploring the potential effects of welfare reform on children — on line, go to Forum Publications. www.researchforum.org [1600]

July/August 1999

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  • "Current Data on Child Care Salaries & Benefits in the US" (24 pp., March 1999) and “Creating Better Family Child Care Jobs: Model Work Standards” (40 pp., 1999) are available (no price listed) from the Ctr. for the Child Care Workforce, 733 15th St. NW, #1037, Wash., DC 20005-2112, 202/737-7700, x16, ccw@ccw.org. [1238]

  • Neither Separate Nor Equal: Women, Race & Class in the South, by Barbara Ellen Smith (286 pp., 1999) is available ($19.95) from Temple Univ. Press, 1601 N. Broad St., USB 305, Phila., PA 19122-6099, imperio@mail.is.temple.edu. Among the 13 essays are contributions by Carol Stack, Mab Segrest, Fran Ansley and (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member) Cynthia Duncan. [1292]

  • "The Forgotten Half Revisited: American Youth & Young Families, 1998-2008," ed. Samuel Halperin (200 pp., 1999) a ten-year update of a similarly titled 1988 report, is available ($15 — Summary, $2) from Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2505, 202/775-9731. They also have a publications list. [1294]

  • "Cocaine & Pregnancy" is a 5-page, Jan. 1999 research brief which “demonstrates that the effects of cocaine on pregnancy have been greatly exaggerated, and that service providers may better serve both women and children by addressing risk factors beyond cocaine use, such as housing, nutrition, and access to quality medical care.” Free from the Lindsmith Ctr., 400 W. 59 St., NYC, NY 10019, 212/548-0695, lindesmith@sorosny.org. Related publication: Pregnant Women on Drugs: Combating Stereotypes & Stigma, by Sheigla Murphy & Marsha Rosenbaum (192 pp., 1999), available ($21.20) from Rutgers Univ. Press, 100 Joyce Kilmer Ave., Piscataway, NJ 08854, 800/446-9323. [1289]

  • "Do Public Schools Fail Girls? A New Look at Gender Equity" is an 8-page, Spring 1999 publication, available (possibly free) from The Public Educ. Network, 601 13th St. NW, #900N, Wash., DC 20005, 202/628-7460. [1209]

  • "More Things That Do Make a Difference for Youth: A Compendium of Evaluations of Youth Programs & Practices" summarizes findings from 46 youth interventions. $10 from Amer. Youth Policy Forum, 1836 Jefferson Pl. NW, Wash., DC 20036-2505, 202/775-9731. An earlier (1997) similarly titled report also is available ($17.50 for the set). [1291]

  • "Strategies to Increase Enrollment in Children’s Health Insurance Programs: A Guide to Outreach, Marketing & Enrollment in NY & Other States," by Dennis Andrulis, Tamar Bauer & Sarah Hopkins is available (no price given) from NY Forum for Child Health, NY Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Ave., NYC, NY 10029-5293 [1315]

  • Women in the Labor Market, Part I is the Winter 1998-Spring 1999 issue of Focus, published by the Univ. of Wisc. Inst. for Research on Poverty. Among the articles: “Explaining the Racial Gap in Labor Force Participation Among Women Household Heads” by Irene Brown & “Immigrant Women in the US Labor Force,” by Georges Vernez. Available free from the Inst., 1180 Observatory Dr., 3412 Soc. Sci. Bldg., Univ. Wisc., Madison, WI 53706, 608/262-6358. [1296]

  • Working with African American Males: A Guide to Practice, by Larry Davis is a 356-page, 1998 Sage Publication book ($21.95): 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218, 805/499-9774. Chapters on health, mental health, education, family relations, risky behaviors, econ. security [1153]

May/June 1999

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  • "Obligating Dads: Helping Low-Income Noncustodial Fathers Do More for Their Children," by Elaine Sorensen (March 1999) is a 6-pager, available (likely free) from the Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org. Related publication: “Child Support Enforcement Is Working Better Than We Think,” by Sorensen & Ariel Halpern (5 pp., April 1999), available per above. Also on their www.urban.org. [1326]

  • "There’s No Place Like Home: How America’s Housing Crisis Threatens Our Children," by Megan Sandel, Joshua Sharfstein & Randy Shaw (55 pp., March 1999) is available ($15 - check made out to Tenderloin Housing Clinic) from Housing America, 126 Hyde St., SF, CA 94102, 415/771-9850. [1203]

  • African American Children, by Shirley Hill (216 pp., 1999, $26.95) “focuses on how slavery, race, the racial caste system & the African Amer. culture influenced the ways that African Americans parented their children.” Sage Pubs., 800/499-9774. [1312]

  • "On the Wrong Side of History: Children & the Death Penalty in the USA" (36 pp., Oct. 1998) is an Amnesty Internatl. report, available ($8) from AI USA, 322 Eighth Ave., NYC, NY 10001. [1268]

  • "Betraying the Young: Human Rights Violations Against Children in the US Justice System" is a 66-page + Apps., Nov. 1998 report from Amnesty Internatl. USA, produced under its “USA Rights for All” project. $10.95 from AI USA, 322 Eighth Ave., NYC, NY 10001. [1269]

  • "Child Care Employment: Implications for Women’s Self Sufficiency & for Child Development," by Marcy Whitebrook & Deborah Phillips is a 15-page, Jan. 1999 working paper, available (possibly free) from the Foundation for Child Dev., 345 E. 46 St., NYC, NY 10017-3562, 212/697-3150. [1303]

  • "Child Support an Uncertain Income Supplement for Families Leaving Welfare" is an Aug. 1998 GAO Report (GAO/HEHS-98-168), available, free, from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Wash., DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [1258]

  • "Domestic Violence - Prevalence & Implications for Employment Among Welfare Recipients" is a Nov. 1998 GAO report (GAO/HEHE-99-12), available, free, from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Wash., DC 20013, 202/512-6000. GAO reports are also on their www.gao.gov. [1314]

  • Family Ethnicity: Strength in Diversity, ed. Harriet Pipes McAdoo (PRRAC Soc. Sci. Adv. Bd. member) is available in a 2nd ed. 377 pp., 1999, $29.95, from Sage Pubs., 800/499-9774. [1325]

  • "Housing & Battered Women: Using Housing Vouchers to Assist Battered Women Move from Welfare to Work,” by Robin Hammeal-Urban, is a 11-page paper, avai," by Robin Hammeal-Urban is a 11-page paper, available (possibly free) from the author, Gtr. Hartford Legal Asst., 80 Jefferson St., Hartford, CT 06106-5035, 860/541-5000, E-mail: ghla@ghla.org. [1322]

  • "Parenting from the Inside/out: The Voices of Mothers in Prison" is a publication of the Parenting from a Distance Program; may be ordered from The Children’s Ctr., Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, 247 Harris Rd., Bedford Hills, NY 10507. Also available: “Breaking the Walls of Silence: AIDS & Women in a NYS Maximum Security Prison,” from Overlook Press, 914/679-6838, E-mail: overlook@netstep.net ; “Aliens at the Border: The Writing Workshop,” from Hettie Jones, 27 Cooper Sq., NYC, NY 10003. [1267]

  • "Reducing the Odds: Preventing Perinatal Transmission of HIV in the US" is a 1999 Inst. of Medicine/Natl. Research Council report, available ($52.95) from the Natl. Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW, Lockbox 285, Wash., DC 20055, 800/624-6242. A 2-page Report in Brief version is available (likely free) from Michele Kipke, 202/334-1395. The full report is on the web. wwww.nap.edu. [1195]

  • Rights of Children The Summer 1998, 367-page issue of the Georgetown Journal on Fighting Poverty consists of essay written by participants in a Georgetown Law Center symposium, “The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Benefits to American Children, Effects on American Law.” Subs. to the semi-annual journal are $25; individual issues are $15, from the Journal, 600 NJ Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20001. [1316]

  • The Children’s Beat is a quarterly publication from the Casey Journalism Ctr. for Children & Families, in the Univ. of MD College of Journalism. The Winter 1998 issue focuses on juvenile justice & child custody. It may be free; from the Ctr., 8701-B Adelphi Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783, 301/455-4971, E-mail: info@casey.umd.edu. [1324]

  • "The Crisis of the Young African American Male & the Criminal Justice System" is a 17-page testimony Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project delivered at the US Civil Rights Commission’s April 15-16 conference on “The Crisis of Young African American Males in the Inner Cities.” Available (likely free) from Mauer at the Project, 918 F St. NW, #501, Wash., DC 20004, 202/628-0871, E-mail: staff@sentencingproject.org. [1266]

  • The Natl. Report on Work & Family is one of those expensive ($346/yr.) biweekly Washington publications offering “news on legislation, litigation & employer policies.” Contact Business Publishers, 8737 Colesville Rd., #1100, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3928, 800/274-6737. [1300]

  • The Wellesley Centers for Women has available a 1999 Publications Catalog: 106 Center St., Wellesley, MA 02481-8203. [1311]

  • "Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children & Youth 1988" is available (likely free) from the Office of the Asst. Sec. for Planning & Eval., HHS, 200 Independence Ave. SW, #450G, Wash., DC 20201. [1320]

  • "Welfare to What: Early Findings on Family Hardship & Well-Being," by Arloc Sherman, Cheryl Amey, Barbara Duffield, Nancy Ebb & Deborah Weinstein is a 68-page, Nov. 1998 report from The Children’s Defense Fund & Natl. Coal. for the Homeless. Available (possibly free) from Deborah Weinstein at CDF, 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/662-3565, E-mail: cdfmonitor@childrensdefense.org. [1234]

  • "Working Poor Families with Children" is a new study, available (likely free) from Child Trends, fax: 202/362-5533; available on their www.childtrends.org/workingpoor.htm. [1318]

March/April 1999

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  • Fathers’ Fair Share: Helping Poor Men Manage Child Support & Fatherhood, by Earl Johnson, Ann Levine & Fred Doolittle (320 pp., 1999) will be available ($48.50) from the Russell Sage Fdn., 800/524-6401. Related publication: Fathers Under Fire: The Revolution in Child Support Enforcement, eds. Irwin Garfinkel, Sara McClanahan, Daniel Meyer & Judith Seltzer (351 pp., 1998, $53.45). Also: “Child Support Enforcement: Strong Leadership Required to Maximize Benefits of Automated Systems” (79 pp., June 1997, GAO/AIMD-97-72), available, free, from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Wash., DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [1718]

  • Neither Separate Nor Equal: Women, Race & Class in the South, ed. Barbara Ellen Smith (232 pp., 1999) is available ($19.95 + s/h) from Temple Univ. Press, 1601 N. Broad St., US 305, Phila., PA 19122-6099, 800/447-1656. [1728]

  • "The Cost of Protecting Vulnerable Children: Understanding Federal, State & Local Child Welfare Spending," by Shelley Waters Boots & Karen Tomlin (51 pp., Jan. 1999) is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org. [1709]

  • "Domestic Violence: Prevalence & Implications for Employment Among Welfare Recipients" (22 pp., Nov. 1998, GAO/HEHS-99-12) is available, free, from USGAO, PO Box 37050, Wash., DC 20013, 202/512-6000. [1720]

  • "Regulation: An Imperative for Ensuring Quality Child Care," by Harold Gazan (12 pp., Sept. 1998) is available (possibly free) from The Foundation for Child Development, 345 E. 46 St., NYC, NY 10017-3562, 212/697-3150. [1715]

  • "Connecticut’s Children: Increasingly Poor" (98 pp., 1998) is available ($9.95) from the Conn. Assn. for Human Services, 110 Bartholomew Ave., #4030, Hartford, CT 06106, 860/951-2212. [1708]

  • "Healthy Environments, Healthy Children: Children in Families," by Sandra Hofferth (16 pp., Nov. 1998) is a report on the 1997 Panel Study of Income Dynamics Child Development Supplement, available (possibly free) from the Inst. for Social Research, PO Box 1248, Univ. of Mich., Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248, 734/763-5166. [1724]

  • Latinas & African American Women at Work: Race, Gender & Economic Inequality, ed. Irene Browne (440 pp., 1998) is available ($43.45) from the Russell Sage Fdn., 800/524-6401. [1713]

  • New Approaches to Evaluating Community Initiatives, Vol. 2: Theory, Measurement & Analysis, eds. Karen Fulbright-Anderson, Anne Kubisch & James Connell (256 pp., 1998) is available ($12) from the Aspen Inst. Pub. Office, PO Box 222, 109 Houghton Lab Ln., Queenstown, MD 21658, 410/827-9174. Other publications are also available from the Aspen Inst. Roundtable on Comprehensive Comm. Initiatives for Children & Families, co-chaired by Lisbeth Schorr & Harold Richman. The Roundtable can be reached at 281 Park Ave. S., NYC, NY 10010, 212/677-5510. [1716]

  • Protecting Youth at Work: Health, Safety & Development of Working Children & Adolescents in the US is a 234-page, 1998 publication of the Natl. Research Council/Inst. of Medicine Comm. on the Health & Safety Implications of Child Labor, $48.95 from Natl. Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave. NW, Lockbox 285, Wash., DC 20055, 800/624-6242. [1726]

  • "Snapshots of America’s Families: A View of the Nation & 13 States [AL, CA, CO, FL, MA, MI, MN, MS, NJ, NY, TX, WA, WI] from the Natl. Survey of America’s Families" is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/261-5709; it’s also on their www.urban.org. [1710]

  • "Summary of Policy Against Sexual Harassment & Incidents of Homophobia & Heterosexism" is a 2-page. 1998 document available (likely free) from Asian Immigrant Women Advocates, 310 8th St., #301, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/268-0192, E-mail: aiwa@igc.apc.org. [1721]

  • "The Kids Mobility Project" deals with the effects of changing residence on study achievement & adjustment. A 15-page, March 1998 project report is available (possibly free) from Ann Ray, Family Housing Fund, Midwest Plaza W., #1840, 801 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., MN 55402, 612/375-9644. They also have produced a series of background papers and a literature review. [1714]

  • "Trends in the Well-Being of America’s Children & Youth: 1998" is available, free, from US Dept. HHS, Office of Asst. Sec. for Plng. & Eval., 200 Independence Ave. SW, Rm. 450G, Wash., DC 20201; also on Internet. www.aspe.hhs.gov [1711]

January/February 1999

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  • "Child Care Assistance under Welfare Reform: Early Responses by the States," by Sharon Long, Gretchen Kirby, Robin Kurka & Shelley Waters (21 pp., Sept. 1998) is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org. [1340]

  • "The Children’s Budget Report: A Detailed Analysis of Spending on Low-Income Children’s Programs in 13 States," by Kimura Flores, Toby Douglas & Deborah Ellwood (61 pp., Sept. 1998) is available (possibly free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org. [1367]

  • "Making Ends Meet: A Woman’s Guide to Collecting Child Support" is a 25-page, Oct. 1998 brochure from the Natl. Women’s Law Ctr. (whose Co-Director is PRRAC Board member Nancy Duff Campbell), 11 Dupont Circle, #800, Wash., DC 20036, 202/588-5180. It contains a list of the 50 state agencies that help parents collect child support. Quantities up to 250 are free to nonprofits and public agencies. For prices of orders over 250, contact them. [1368]

  • "Perinatal & Women’s Health" is the subject of a set of 13 4-page Issue Summaries on selected topics (“The Social Context of Women’s Health,” “Abuse Against Women by Their Intimate Partners,” “Public Health Roles Promoting the Health & Well-Being of Women,” etc.) Available (likely free) from the Natl. Maternal & Child Health Clearinghouse, 703/356-1964. [1373]

  • "Portrait of Injustice: The Impact of Immigration Raids on Families, Workers & Communities" is a 72-page, Oct. 1998 report, available ($18) from the Natl. Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (headed by PRRAC Board member Cathi Tactaquin), 310 8th St., #307, Oakland, CA 94607, 510/465-1984, E-mail: nnirr@nnirr.org. [1404]

November/December 1998

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  • "Looking to the New Millennium: Elections & Kids" is the feature article in the Sept. 1998 issue of Next Generation, available (likely free) from The Children's Partnership, 1351 3rd St. Promenade, #206, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1321, 310/260-1220, E-mail: frontdoor@childrenspartnership.org. The full report described in the article is available for $5. [2524]

  • "Low-Income Families & the Marriage Tax" is a 5-page, Sept. 1998 paper by Laura Wheaton, available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org. [2528]

  • "The Advantage at Home: Residential Black Fathers & Their Children in Gary" is a 16-page, Aug. 1998 report available (no price given) from The Heartland Ctr., 7128 Arizona Ave., Hammond, IN 46323-2223, 219/844-7515. [2523]

  • "The Children's Budget," by Kimura Flores, Toby Douglas & Deborah Ellwood is available (no further inf. available) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200. [2529]

September/October 1998

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  • Latinas & African American Women at Work: Race, Gender & Economic Inequality, ed. Irene Browne (440 pp., 1998) Russell Sage Foundation 800/688-2877 [2271]

  • "Korean American Women & Domestic Violence" is an 8-page, 1998 Issue Paper, available (no price given) in Korean & English, from PRRAC's new Board member Chung-Wha Hong, Natl. Korean Amer. Service & Educ. Consortium, 143-32 Ash Ave., #100, Flushing, NY 11355, 718/445-3939. [1979]

  • "A Bleak Prospect for Public Child Welfare," by Alvin Schorr (21 pp., Aug. 1998) is available from the Odyssey Forum, PO Box 1223, McLean, VA 22101-1223, 703/734-3266. [1972]

  • "A Bleak Prospect for Public Child Welfare," by Alvin Schorr (21 pp., 1998) The Odyssey Forum, P0 Box 1223, McLean, VA 22101-1223, 703/734-3266. [2252]

  • "What Congress Didn't Tell You: A State-by-State Guide to the Welfare Law's Hidden Reproductive Rights Agenda" is a 30-page, July 1998 publication available ($10) from NOW Legal Defense & Educ. Fund, 99 Hudson St., NYC, NY 10013-2871, 212/925-6635. [1989]

  • "What Congress Didn't Tell You: A State-by-State Guide to the Welfare Law's Hidden Reproductive Rights Agenda" (30 pp., 1998) NOW Legal Defense & Educational Fund, 99 Hudson St., NYC, NY 10013-2871, 212/925-6635. [2284]

  • "Young Child Poverty in the States - Wide Variation & Significant Change" is a 4-page, July 1998 Issue Brief, available (likely free) from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032-1180, 212/304-7100. [1988]

  • "Young Child Poverty in the States -Wide Variation & Significant Change" (4 pp., 1998) National Center for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032-1180, 212/304-7100. [2283]

  • "Adopting & Adapt-ing Managed Care for lVledicaid Beneficiaries: An Imperfect Translation," by Robert Hurley & Susan Wallin (25 pp., 1998) Urban Institutue, 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org. [2285]

  • "Breaking the Link Between Substance Abuse & Child Mistreatment" (29 pp., June 1998) is available (possibly free) from the Child Welfare League of Amer., 444 First St. NW, 3rd fir., Wash., DC 20001-2085, 202/638-2952. [1974]

  • "Breaking the Link Between Substance Abuse & Child Maltreatment" (29 pp., 1998) available (possibly free) from the Child Welfare League of America, 444 First St. NW, 3rd flr., Wash., DC 20001-2085, 202/638-2952. [2258]

  • "Protecting Children from Abuse & Neglect" the Spring 1998 issue of The Future of Children, 8 articles, 142 pp. It's free (as is an 8-page Exec. Summary) from David & Lucile Packard Foundation, 300 2nd St., #102, Los Altos, CA 94022, E-mail: circulation@fiitureofchildren.org [2272]

  • "Protecting Children from Abuse & Neglect" is the Spring 1998 issue of The Future of Children - 8 articles, 142 pp. It's free (as is an 8-page Exec. Summary) from the David & Lucile Packard Fdn., 300 2nd St., #102, Los Altos, CA 94022. circulation@futureofchildren.org [1981]

  • "Family Planning Services among Welfare Recipients," by Nicholas Zill is a 14-page article in Family Plannng Services for Special Populations, eds. Nicholas Zill, Laurie Schwab Zabin & Kay Armstrong (84 pp., 1998), available free, from the Kaiser Family Fdn., 800/656-4KFF. [1976]

  • "Family Planning Services among Welfare Recipients," by Nicholas Zill, Laurie Schwab-Zabin & Kay Armstrong (14 pp.) Kaiser Family Foundation, 800/656-4KFF [2262]

  • Fathers Under Fire: The Revolution in Child Support Enforcement, eds. Irwin Garfinkel, Sara McLanahan, Daniel Meyer & Judith Seltzer (400 pp., 1998) available from Russell Sage Fdn., 800/524-6401; $49.95 + s/h. [1977]

  • Fathers Under Fire: The Revotuion in Child Support Enforcement, by Irwin Garfinkel, Sara McLanahan, Daniel Meyer & Judith Seltzer (400 pp., 1998) Russell Sage Foundation, 800/524-6401 [2265]

  • Latinas & African American Women at Work: Race, Gender & Economic Inequality, ed. Irene Browne available from the Russell Sage Fdn. (800/688-2877); $39.95 + s/h. [1980]

  • "The Promise & Limitations of Parenting Education for Teen Mothers on Welfare" (5 pp., 1998) Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580. [2281]

  • "Balancing Acts: Work/Family Issues of Small Business for Job Growth & Wages" (12 pp.) National Partnership for Women & Families, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #710, Wash., DC 20009, 202/986-2600, E-mail: info@narionalpartnership org [2253]

  • "Contraception Counts" is a series of 2-page fact sheets, from the Alan Guttmacher Inst., available for any of the 50 states and DC, comparing the state's need for contraceptive services with the nation as a whole, Single fact sheets are free. Contact the Inst., 120 Wall St., NYC, NY 10005, 212/ 248-1111 x2212. jnielsen@agi-usa.org [1975]

  • "Contraception Counts" a series of 2-page fact sheets available for any of the 50 states and DC, comparing the state's need for contraceptive services with the nation as a whole, Single fact sheets are free. Contact the Alan Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall St., NYC, NY 10005, 212/ 248-1111 x2212, E-mail: jnielsen@agi-usa.org. [2260]

  • "Head Start: Helping Children Move from Welfare to Work," by Belva Finlay, Helen Blank & Nicole Poersch is a pamphlet available ($5.95) from the Children's Defense Fund, 25 B St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/628-8787. [1978]

  • "Head Start: Helping Children Move from Welfare to Work," by Belva Finlay, Helen Blank & Nicole Poersch ($5.95) Children's Defense Fund, 25 B St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/628-8787. [2266]

  • "Race, Bias & Power in Child Welfare" s a 16-page special Spring/Summer issue of Child Welfare Watch, focussing on foster care. PRRAC Board member Esmeralda Simmons is an advisor to the project. Available (possibly free) from the Ctr. for an Urban Future, City Limits Comm. Inf. Service, 120 Wall St., 20th flr., NYC, NY 10005, 212/479-3353. [1983]

  • "Race, Bias & Power in Child Welfare" A 16-page special Spring/ Summer issue of Child Welfare Watch, focussing on foster care. PRRAC Board member Esmeralda Simmons is an advisor to the project. Available (possibly free) from Center for an Urban Future, City Limits Commercial Information Service, 120 Wall St., 20th flr., NYC, NY 10005, 212/479-3353. [2275]

  • Struggle for Identity: Issues in Transracial Adoption is a 20-min. video documentary from the NY State Citizens' Coal. for Children, available ($50 indivs., $100 agencies/insts.) from PhotoSynthesis Producs., 418 N. Tioga St., Ithaca, NY 14850, 607/272-4242. [1984]

  • Struggle for Identity: Issues in Transracial Adoption A 20-min. video documentary from the NY State Citizens' Coal. for Children, available ($50 indivs., $100 agencies/insts.) PhotoSynthesis Productions, 418 N. Tioga St., Ithaca, NY 14850, 607/272-4242 [2276]

  • The National Resource Center for Youth Services NRCYS, University of Oklahoma, 202 W. 8 St., Tulsa, OK 74119-1419, 918/585-2986. [2278]

  • The Natl. Resource Ctr. for Youth Services has a catalog of books, videos, trng. materials: NRCYS, Univ. of Oklahoma, 202 W. 8 St., Tulsa, OK 74119-1419, 918/585-2986. [1985]

  • "The Promise & Limitations of Parenting Education for Teen Mothers on Welfare: Lessons from the New Chance Observational Study" is a 5-page, 1998 summary report, available (likely free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580. [1986]

  • The Research Forum on Children, Families & the New Federalism operates a database & website with summaries of welfare & income security research projects: www.researchforum.org; phone: 212/304-7132. info@researchforum.org [1987]

  • The Research Forum on Children, Families & the New Federalism 212/304-7132; E-mail: info@researchforum. org.www.researchforum.org [2282]

July/August 1998

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  • "Tracking the Well-Being of Children within States: The Evolving Federal Role in the Age of Devolution," by Brett V. Brown (6 pp.) Urban Institute., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/857-8687. [2085]

  • "The Newtown Story: One Community's Fight for Environmental Justice," by Ellen Griffith-Spears (58 pp.) Newtown Florist Club, PO Box 908403, Gainesville, GA 30501, 770/718-1343. [2077]

May/June 1998

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  • "Making Care Less Taxing: Improving State Child & Dependent Care Tax Provisions" (33 pp., April 1998) is available, free (first copy; addl. cc. © $1.50 each s/h), from the Natl. Women's Law Ctr. (co-directed by PRRAC board member Nancy Duff Campbell), 11 Dupont Circle, #800, Wash., DC 20036, 202/588-5180. [2820]

  • "Economic Self-Sufficiency: The Minimum Cost of Family Support in Nebraska, 1997," by Patricia Funk (30 pp., Feb. 1998) is available (no price listed) from Nebraska Appleseed Ct. for Law in the Public Interest, 941 0 Sr., #724, P0 Box 82431, Lincoln, NE 68501, 402/438-8853, E-mail:
    NEAPPLAW@aol.com. [2817]

  • "Child Support Performance Data: A 5 Yr. Baseline," by Vicki Turetsky & Andrea Watson (66 pp., Jan. 1998) provides key child support performance indicators, caseload trends, program expenditures & staffing ratios between 1991-95, along with prelim. 1996 data & state-by-state tables, $7 from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1616 P St. NW, #150, Wash., DC 20036, 202/328-5140. Related publication: "Guidance from the Fed. Govt. on Implementation of the Child Support Related Provisions of the Pers. Respons. & Wk. Opp. Reconcil. Act of 1996 as Amended by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997," by Paula Roberts (48 pp.,Jan. 1998, $6). [2815]

  • Violence in Families: Assessing Prevention & Treatment Progs., eds. Rosemary Chalk & Patricia King (416 pp., 1998, $43.95) is available from Natl Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave, NW, Lockbox 285, Washington, DC 20055, 800/624-6242. [2822]

  • "Child Care in 1998: Where We Stand" is a 6-page briefing document, available (possibly free) from the Natl. Black Child Dev. Inst., 1023 15th St NW, #600, Wash., DC 20005, 2021, 387-1281 [2813]

  • "Connecticut's Children: A Cause for Hope - 1997 Data Book" (98 pp.) is available (possibly free) from the Conn. Assn. for Human Services, 110 Bartholomew Ave., #4030, Hartford, CT 06106-2201, 860/951-2212. [2816]

  • "Finding Families: DC's Foster Family Deficit" is available (likely free) as both a 22-page Background Briefing Report & an 18-page + tables Seminar Highlights report from the DC Family Policy Seminar, c/o Hilary Kao, Natl. Ctr. for Educ. in Maternal & Child Health, 2000 15th St. N., #701, Arlington, VA 22201, 703/524-7802. Also available from them: "Kinship Care: The African American Response to Family Preservation," by Maria Scannapieco & Sondra Jackson, a 7-page article from the March 1996 issue of Social Work, & "The Kinship Triad: A Service Delivery Model by Sondra Jackson, a 17-page article from the Sept/Oct. 1996 issue of Child Welfare. [2818]

  • Grandmothers as Caregivers, by Meredith Minkler & Kathleen Roe is a 240-page, 1993 book, $18.95 from Sage Pubs., P0 Box 5084, Newbury Park, CA 91359-9924, 805/499-9774. Also from Minkler and co-author(s), possibly free: "Grandparents as Surrogates" (5 pp.), from the Spring 1996 issue of generations; "A Profile of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in the US" (6 pp.), from vol. 3, no. 3, 1997 of The Gerontologist; "The Phys. & Emotional Health of Grandmothers Raising Grandchildren in the Crack Cocaine Epidemic" (10 pp.), from vol. 32, no. 6, 1992 of The Gerontologist. Minkler is reachable at the TIC-Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720. [2819]

  • The Wellesley Centers for Women has a 1998 Publications Catalog: Wellesley College, 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02181-8259. [2821]

March/April 1998

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  • "Children's Environmental Health: Research. Practice, Prevention, Policy" (29 pp., 1997) A 29-page report on this conference, held in Feb. 1997. is available (no price listed) from the Children's Environmental Health Network, 5900 Hollis St., #E, Emeryville, CA 94608, StO/450-38t8. E-mail: cehn@aimnet.com. [2757]

  • "Growing Up... Against the Odds: The Health of Black Children & Adolescents in NYC," by June Jackson Chrstmas (66 pp., 1997) is available (no price listed) from the Urban Issues Group 99 Park Ave., 2nd flr. NYC. NY 10016-1501, 2l2/973-3602. They also have a publications list. [2758]

  • "Guide to the Family & Medical Leave Act: Q's & A's" (3rd ed., 1996, 22 pp.) is available, free (but you need to provide postage: 55c for 1 copy, contact them (or multiple copy postage costs), from the Women Legal Defense Fund, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW. #710, Wash.. DC 20009. 202/986-2600, E-mail: anne@wIdf.org. [2759]

  • "Involving Males in Preventing Teen Pregnancy: A guide for Program Planners," by Freya L. Sonenstein, Kellie Stewart, Laura Duberstein Lindberg, Marta Pernas & Sean Williams (176 pp., 1997) is available ($5) from The Urban Inst., 2100 N St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/857-8687. [2760]

  • "SSI - Help for Children with Disabilities" a 20-page handbook, is available ($5, discounts for multiple cc.) from the Bazelon Ctr. for Mental Health Law, 1101 15th St. NW, #1212, Wash., DC 20005-5002, 202/467-5730, E-mail: pubs@bazelonorg. [2761]

  • The Amer. Youth Policy Forum has a resource list, covering a range of school, work, welfare, services issues: 1001 Conn. Ave., #179, Wash., DC 20036-5541, 202/775-9731. [2762]

  • The War Against Children of Color: Psychiatry Targets Inner City Youth, by Peter Breggin & Ginger Ross (250 pp., 1998) is available ($21.95) from Common Courage Press, Box 702, Monroe, ME 04951. 800/497-3207. [2763]

January/February 1998

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  • "Reducing Poverty among American Children Through a "Help for Working Parents' Program"," by Barbara Bergmann (16 pp., Nov. 1997) is available from the Foundation for Child Development, 345 E. 46 St., NYC, NY 10017, 212/697-3150. [3255]

  • "The Philadelphia Child Care Market Study," by Anne Shlay & Stacie Golin (Nov. 1997) is available from the Inst. for public Policy Studies, Gladfelter Hall, Temple U., Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215/204-6696. [3257]

  • "Diverting Our Children from Crime: Family-Centered, Community-Based Stratengies for Prevention" is a 27 page Background Briefing Report, along with an 11 page "Highlights" from a May, 1997 Seminar on this issue, available from The DC Family Policy Seminar, 2000 15th St. N., #701, Arlington, VA 22201, 703/524-7802. [3253]

  • "Work, Family & the Labor Movement," by Lea Grundy & Netsy Firestein of the Labor Project for Working Families, a PRRAC grantee, is available from the Radcliffe Public Policy Inst., 69 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-3478, email: rppi@radcliffe.edu. [3260]

November/December 1997

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  • "Employment Discrimination Against Midlife & Older Women" (35 pp., 1997) "An Analysis of Discrimination Charges Filed with the EEOC" (35 pp., 1997), carried out by AARP in cooperation with the Fair Employment Council of Gtr. Wash., is available (possibly free) from the Council, 1300 19th St. NW, #320, Wash., DC 20036. [3517]

  • Glass Ceilings & Bottomless Pits: Women's Work, Women's poverty, by Randy Albelda & Chris Tilly whose early work on this issue was supported with a PRRAC grant), has just been published by South End Press. 222 pp. $21.50 from SEP, 116 St. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115, 800/533-8478. [3518]

  • "The New Child Care Block Grant: State Funding Choices & Their Implications," by Sharon Long & Sandra J. Clark (9 pp., 1997) is available (likely free) from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/857-8687. [3519]

  • "Trading Away Good Jobs: An Examination of Employment & Wages in the US, 1979-94," by Robert E. Scott, Thea Lee & John Schmitt is a 13-page, Oct. 1997 Briefing Paper, available (no price listed) from the Econ. Policy Inst., 800/EPI-4844. [3516]

  • "Untapped Potential: A Look at Hispanic Women in the U.S." is a 53-page, Feb. 1996 publication available ($15) from the Natl. Council of La Raza, P0 Box 291, Annapolis Jct., MD 20701, 301/604-7983. [3520]

  • "Women of Hope" is a poster-photograph series, published by the Bread & Roses Cultural Project of Local 1199. It's a 3-parter: African-Americans, Latinas & Native Americans/Hawaiians. Posters, study guides & videos are available. Contact Bread & Roses Distrib. Ctr., 800/666-1728. [3521]

September/October 1997

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  • "Cost, Quality & Child Outcomes in Child Care Centers" (86 pp., April 1995) available in an 18 page Exec. Summary and a 500 page Technical report, can be ordered from the Economics Dept., Univ. of Colorado, Campus Box 159, PO Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217, 303/556-4934. [3478]

  • "A Generation of Challenge: Pathways to Success for Urban Youth" is available from the Sar Levitan Ctr., Johns Hopkins Univ., 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218, 410/516-7174. [3477]

  • "Early Childhood Care & Education: An Investment That Works" profiles model programs for preschoolers & elementary students. Available from the Natl. Conf. of St. Legislatures, 303/830-2054. [3479]

  • "Expanding the Family & Medical Leave Act to Cover Businesses with 25-49 Employees: The Impact in the US & Each State" is available from the Women's Legal Defense Fund. A Natl. Overview sheet and fact sheets for each state are available from WLDF, 1875 Connecticut Ave NW, #710, Washington, DC 20009, 202/986-2600. [3480]

  • "Kids These Days: What Americans Really Think About the Next Generation" a 50 page, 1997 study based on survey questionnaires and focus groups, available from Public Agenda, 6 E. 39 St., NYC, NY 10016, 212/686-6610, email: paresearch@aol.com. [3481]

  • "Managing Work & Family: Nonstandard Work Arrangements Among Managers & Professionals" by Roberta Spalter-Roth, Arne Kalleberg, Edith Rasell, Naomi Cassirer, Barbara Reskin, Ken Hudson, David Webster, Eileen Applebaum & Better Dooley (70 pp., 1997), a publication of the Econ. Policy Inst. & the Women's Research & Education Inst., available from EPI, 800/EPI-4844. [3482]

  • "Map & Track: State Initiatives to Encourage Responsible Fatherhood" is available from the Natl. Ctr. for Child Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032, 212/304-7100. [3483]

  • "Medicaid: A Key to Health Care for Foster Children & Adopted Children with Special Needs" by Abigail English & Madelyn DeWoody Freundlich, is the 23 page cover article from the July-Aug. 1997 ClearingHouse Review. Contact the Natl. Clearinghouse for Legal Services, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606, 312/3830, email: ncls@interaccess.com for copies. [3484]

  • "Overview of the New Child Health Block Grant" by Cindy Mann & Jocelyn Guyer (15 pp., Aug. 1997), is available from the Ctr. on Budget and Policy Priorities, 820 First St. NE, #510, Washington, DC 20002, 202/408-1080, email: center@center.cbpp.org. [3487]

  • "Reducing the Risk: Connections that Make a Difference in the Lives of Youth" by Robert Blum & Peggy Mann Rinehart, analyzes data from the Natl. Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Copies of the 40 page monograph are available from Add Health, c/o Burness Communications, 7910 Woodmont Ave., #1401, Bethesda, MD 20814. [3485]

  • "Supplemental Security Income for Children with Disabilities - Part of the Federal Safety Net" by Pamela Loprest, is a 5 page, July 1997 report, available from The Urban Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202/857-8687. [3486]

July/August 1997

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  • A Kind & Just Parent: Children of the Juvenile Court, by William Ayers has just been published by Beacon Press, 25 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108-2891, 617/742-2110, x596. $22 + s/h. [3368]

  • Child Welfare Watch is a new semi-annual newsletter from the Center for an Urban Future & the NY Forum. Available from the Center, 120 Wall St., 20th flr., NYC, NY 10005, 212/479-3353. [3370]

  • "Children's Health Insurance: Principles for Increasing Coverage & Promoting Healthy Children" is an April 1997 1-pager, available from the Assn.of Maternal & Child Health Progs., 1220 19th St. NW, #801, Wash., DC 20036, 202/775-0436. Also available: "How State Title V Programs Provide Essential Expertise & Leadership in Outreach to Medicaid Populations" (9 pp., May 1997); "How Title V Programs Can Help Families Deal with the Changes to the Children's 551 Program" (5 pp. March 1997). No prices given. [3372]

  • "Financing Child Care in the US: An Illustrative Catalog of Current Strategies" (130 pp., 1997) is available, free, from Publications Fulfillment, Pew Charitable Trusts, 2005 Market St., #1700, Phila., PA 19103-7017, 215/575-4802. [3374]

  • "Grandparent Caregivers: A National Guide," by River Ginchild-Abeje (Staff Attorney with Legal Services for Prisoners with Children) & Melinda Perez-Porters (Staff Attorney with Brookdale Ctr. on Aging), is available on the Internet (http://www.igc.org/justice/cjc/lspc/manua/cover.org/justice). 3.5" ASCII diskettes are available ($10) from Perez-Porter, Brookdale Ctr., 425 E. 25 St., NYC, NY 10010, 212/481-4433. Inf. on the Internet site from Ginchild-Abeje, LSPC, 100 McAllister St., SF, CA 94102, 415/255-7036, x321, E-mail: lspc@igc.apc.org. [3375]

  • Next Generation Reports provides "information tools for leaders for children, youth, families & communities." It's a free periodical, available from The Children's Partnership, 1351 3rd St., #206, Santa Monica, CA 90401, fax: 310/260-1921. [3376]

  • "Reducing the Number of Uninsured Children: Building Upon Medicaid Coverage Is a Better Approach Than Creating a New Block Grant to the States" (12 pp., 1997) is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 820 First St. NE, #510, Wash., DC 20002, 202/408-1080, E-mail: center@center.cbpp.org [3377]

  • "The Family Reunification Program: Final Evaluation Report," by Debra Rog, Arianna Gilbert-Mongelli & Ezell Lundy (54 pp., 1997) is available (possibly free) from the Vanderbilt Univ. Inst. for Public Policy Studies, 1609 Conn. Ave. NW, #401, Wash , DC 20009, 202/234-1190. It offers the first national examination of a HUD program that provides housing assistance to help reunify or keep families together. [3379]

  • The State of America's Children - Yearbook 1997 (144 pp.) is available ($16.95) from Children's Defense Fund Pubs., P0 Box 90500, Wash., DC 20090-0500. A companion state-by-state volume of fact sheets, "Children in the States," is $6.95 [3380]

  • The Way We Really Are: Coming to Terms with America's Changing Families, by Stephanie Coontz (233 pp., 1997) is available ($27) from HarperCollins, PC Box 588, Dunmore, PA 18512-0588, 800/331-3761. [3381]

  • The Wellesley College Ctr. for Research on Women (Stone Ctr., 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02181-8259) has a publications catalog available. [3382]

  • "Toward a Unified Child Care Subsidy System" is the lead article in the May/June 1997 Clearinghouse Review. Also in the issue: "An Advocate's Primer on Medicaid Managed Care Contracting," by (PRRAC Board member) Jane Perkins & Kristi Olson, and "Diversity in Public Schools: Recent Legal Developments," by Eileen Ordover. Contact the Nan. Clearinghouse for Legal Services, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606-5013, 312/263-3830, E-mail: ncls@interaccess.com. [3383]

May/June 1997

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  • "California's Working Families & Their Unin-sured Children: A Big Problem With an Affordable Solution" (12 pp., 1997) is available (likely free) from Children Now, 1212 Broadway, 5th flr., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/763-2444, E-mail: children@dnai.com [3223]

  • "Child Assistance Program Five-Year Impacts, Costs & Benefits" a highly positive evaluation of a NY State program, is available (no price given) from Abt Assoc., 55 Wheeler St., Cambridge, MA 02138-1168, 617/492-7100. A 2-page summary, by Paula Roberts, is available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 1616 P St. NW, #150, Wash., DC 20036, 202/328-5140. A Feb. 10, 1997, NY Times column ("Success Story Under Wraps," by Elizabeth Kolbert) emphasized Gov. Pataki' s efforts to downplay this useful program. [3083]

  • "City Kids Count" a study of children in poverty, is available (no price listed) from the Annie Casey Fdn., 800/222-1099. [3224]

  • "Enhancing Early Childhood Programs," by Douglas J. Besharov published by the Child Welfare League of Amer., is available ($29.95) by calling 800/407-6273. [3225]

  • Relaciones Familiares I is a new Spanish-language version of "Family Connections I," guides to early learning for families of young children. Available (no price listed) from Appalachia Educ. Lab., P0 Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348, 304/347-0400, E-mail: aelinfo@ael.org. [3226]

  • The Scourge of Child Labor is the special Jan./ Feb. 1997 issue of Multinational Monitor. Subs. to the monthly are $25 indivs./$30 nonprofits/$40 businesses. Contact them (P0 Box 19405, Wash., DC 20036) re price for the special issue. [3227]

  • "Women in the Curriculum - Resources for Creating a More Inclusive Curriculum in Higher & Secondary Educ" is a publications catalog, available from the Inst. for Teaching & Research on Women, Towson St. U.. 8000 York Rd., Baltimore, MD 21252, 410/830-3944, E-mail: ncctrw@towson.edu. [3228]

March/April 1997

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  • "Beyond Beijing: Turning Words into Action" is the new issue of Issues Quarterly, available ($5) from the Natl. Council for Research on Women, 530 Broadway, 10th flr., NYC, NY 10012-3920, 212/274-0730. [3082]

  • Glass Ceilings & Bottomless Pits: Women's Work, Women's Poverty, by Randy Albelda & Chris Tilly (300 pp., 1997) is available ($21) from South End Press, 116 st. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115-4818. [3090]

  • Guide to the Family & Medical Leave Act: Questions & Answers is available ($3.95) from the Women’s Legal Defense Fund, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #710, Wash., DC 20009. [3087]

  • Labor News for Working Families is a quarterly produced by the Labor Proj. for Working Families, which provides resources to unions concerned about the need for family-friendly workplace policies. $25/yr. from 2521 Channing Way. #5555, Berkeley, CA 94720-5555, 510/643-6814 [3091]

  • "Making Work Pay in the Child Care Industry: Promiseing Practices for Improving Compensation" is available ($21.95) from the NatI. Ctr. for the Early Childhood Work Force, 733 15th St. NW, #1037, Wash., DC 20005-2112, 202/737-7700, E-mail: ncecw@ncecw.org. Also just published, "NAFYC Accreditation as a Strategy to Improve Child Care Quality" ($27.45). [3092]

  • "One in Four: America's Youngest Poor" is a 1996 study from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty. The 32-page abridged version is available for $7.95; the full study is $16.95, from the Ctr., Columbia School of Public Health, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032, 212/304-7100 [3093]

  • "Ready, Willing & Able?: What the Record Shows about State Investments in Children (1990-95)" documenting states' failures to invest in working families, is available (no price given) from the Natl. Assn. of Child Advocates, 202/289-0777. Also available from NACA, "Forging the Links: How Advocates Connect Kids & Public Benefits," which looks at barriers, such as language, burdensome verification requirements & transportation, that may prevent children from receiving benefits. [3094]

  • "The Child Care Action Campaign" has an issue briefs series available (no price given): 330 7th Ave., 17th fir., NYC, NY 10001, 212/239-0138. [3096]

  • "The Natl. Ctr. on Women & Family Law" has closed. Its extensive publications on legal & policy research issues (battered women, child custody & visitation, confidentiality, gender bias, interstate custody, mediation) are available through the NOW Legal Defense & Educ. Fund, 99 Hudson St., NYC, NY 10013, 212/925-6635; contact them for a publications list. The NCWFL child support publications are available from the Ctr. for Law & Social Policy, 202/328-5140. [3097]

  • "The Right's Attack on Aid to Families With Dependent Children," by Lucy A. Williams prof. of law at Northeastern U., is the Fall/Winter 1996 issue of The Public Eye, the good quarterly publication of Political Research Associates. Available (free) from PRA, 120 Beacon St., Somerville, MA 02143-4304, 617/661-9313,E-mail: publiceye@igc.apc.org. [3098]

  • "Who Cares? State Commitment to Child Care & Early Education" ranking states by financial commitment and comparing such expenditures to other priorities (prisons, highways, etc.), is available (no price given) from Children's Defense Fund, 202/628-8787. [3099]

  • "Women's Agenda for Action: From UN Conferences to US Priorities" (71 pp., 1996) is available ($8.45) from Ctr. for Concern, 3700 13th St. NE, Wash.. DC 20017. Issues covered include work, poverty, commumty development, immigration, health, violence & the environment. [3100]

  • "Years of Promise: A Comprehensive Learning Strategy for America's Children" the 162-page, Sept. 1996 report of the Carnegie Task Force on Learning in the Primary Grades, is available ($10) from the Carnegie Corp. of NY, P0 Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604, 301/645-2742, E-mail: ccny@tasco.com. [3101]

January/February 1997

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  • African American Single Mothers: Understanding Thier Lives & Families, by Bette J. Dickerson (196 pp., 1995) is available ($26) from Sage Pubs., 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320, 805/499-0721. [2911]

  • "Environmental Health Threats to Children" is a recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency. The Children's Env. Health Network has prepared a 2-page response to the report. Contact them at 5900 Hollis St., Suite E, Emetyville, CA 94608, 510/450-3818, E-mail: cehn@aimnet.com. They also can tell you how to get the EPA report. [2913]

  • "Fight Crime, Invest in Kids" is "a new public education campaign designed to help Americans understand that the public investments which will most effectively cut crime are the same investments that give kids the right start in life." Contact them at 1334 G St. NW, Suite B, Wash., DC 20005-3107, 202/638-0690, E-mail: kids@essential.org. [2914]

  • Financing Child Care is the 173-page Summer/Fall 1996 issue of The Future of Children, published (free) by the David & Lucille Packard Foundation, 300 Second St., #102, Los Altos, CA 90422, E-mail: circulation@futureofchildren.org [2917]

  • "Managed Health Care for Children in Foster Care: A Guide for Purchasing Services," by Ellen Sittenfeld Battiselli (73 pp., 1996) is available (possibly free) from the Child Welfare League of Amer., 444) First St. NW, #310, Wash., DC 20001-2085, 202/638-2952. [2919]

  • "Mothers Who Receive WIC Benefits: Fertility & Socioeconomic Characteristics" is a 4-page, Dec. 1995 Census Bureau Statistical Brief (SB/95-29), the last in a series that included "Mothers Who Receive AFDC Payments" (SB/95-2) and "Mothers Who Receive Food Stamps" (SB/95-22). For copies, contact Robert Bernstein, 301/457-3011. [2921]

  • Regulating the Jives of Women: Social Welfare Policy from Colonial Times to the Present, by Mimi Abramovitz (412 pp.) is available in a newly revised edition. $23 from South End Press, 800/533-8478. [2924]

  • "Report from the Front Lines: The Impact of Violence on Poor Women," by Catherine Kenney & Karen Brown (31 pp., 1996) is available ($5) from the NOW Legal Defense & Educ. Fund, 99 Hudson St., NYC, NY 10013, 212/925-6635. [2928]

  • "Teen Fertility" The Oct. 1996 issue of Facts at a Glance reports 1994 and 1995 data on teenage pregnancy & childbearing. The 6-pager is available (free) from Child Trends, 4301 Conn. Ave. NW, #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580. A new organization, The Natl. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, may be reached at 2100 M St. NW, #500, Wash., DC 20037, 202/857-8655. [2931]

  • "The Early Childhood Mentoring Curriculum," by Dan Bellm, Marcy Whitebrook & Patty Hnatiuk is a 2-part publication: "Trainer's Guide," (120 pp., 1997) and ""A Handbook for Mentors" (144 pp., 1997), $19.95 each from the Natl. Ctr. for the Early Childhood Work Force, 733 15th St NW, #1037, Wash., DC 20005-2112, 202/737-7700. [2933]

  • "The State of Our Children, California" (21 pp.) is available (likely free) from Children Now, 1212 Broadway, 5th flr., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/763-2444, E-mail: children@dnai.com. A 30-page Supplement also is available. [2930]

November/December 1996

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  • Women Reformed, Women Empowered: Poor Mothers & the Endangered Promise of Head Start, by Lynda Ames & Jeanne Ellsworth (224 pp., 1997) is available from Temple Univ. Press, Broad & Oxford Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215/204-8787. [4357]

  • "Core Health Data Elements" (38 pp. + Apps., Aug. 1996) is a report of the Natl. Comm. on Vital & Health Statistics, available from the Natl. Ctr. for Health Statistics, 6525 Belcrest Rd., Rm 1100, Hyatsville, MD 20782, 301/436-7050. [4358]

  • Man-Made Medicine: Women's Health, Public Policy & Reform, by Kary L. Moss (277 pp., 1996) is available from Duke Univ. Press, Box 90660, Durham, NC 27708, 919/687-3650. [4359]

  • Puerto Rican Women & Work: Bridges to Transnational Labor, ed. Altagracia Ortiz (272 pp., 1996) is available from Temple Univ. Press, Broad & Oxford Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215/204-8787. [4352]

  • The Heart Knows Something Different: Teenage Voices from the Foster Care System, ed. Al Desetta (232 pp., 1996) "an anthology of stories written over the last 3 years by teenage writers for the bimonthly magazine Foster Care Youth United," is available from Persea Press, 171 Madison Ave., NYC, NY 10016, 212/889-0909. [4354]

  • "Child Care for Low-Income Families: Directions for Research: Summary of a Workshop, 1996" ; "Child Care for Low-Income Families: Summary of Two Workshops, 1995"; "New Findings on Children, Families & Economic Self-Sufficiency, 1995" are all available from Board on Children, Youth, and Families, 2101 Constitution Ave., Harris Rm. 156, Washington, DC 20418, 202/334-3965. [4263]

  • "Creating & Nurturing Collaboration in Communities: Stories from the Collaborative Leadership Dev. Prog." contains case studies from Flint, Ft. Worth, KC, S. Tuscon & DC on collaborative initiatives concerned with families & children. Available from the Inst. for Educ. Leadership, 1001 Conn. Ave. NW, #310, Washington, DC 20036, 202/822-8405. [4350]

  • Kids Count Data Book: 1996 - State Profiles of Child Well-Being (168 pp.) is available, free, from the Annie Casey Fdn., 701 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410/223-2890. [4351]

  • Racism & Health is the theme of the special issue (Vol. 6, Nos. 1-2, 1996) of Ethnicity & Diseases, guest edited by David Williams, available from Internatl. Soc. on Hypertension in Blacks, 2045 Manchester St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, 404/875-6263. [4361]

  • "Supporting Latino Families: Lessons from Exemplary Programs," by Angela Shartrand (Vol. 1 - analysis of strategies/lessons for practitioners; Vol. 2 - in depth profile of 11 programs; 68 pp., Spanish summary), is available from the Harvard Family Research Proj., 38 Concord Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138, 617/496-4304. [4353]

  • "The New Literature on Gender & The Welfare State: The US Case," by Felicia Kornbluh is a review essay from the Spring 1996 Feminist Studies. Reprint of the 27 page article, as well as her June 1996 conference paper, "A Right to Welfare? Poor Women, Lawyers & Social Workers Definte the Political, 1963-73," may be availble from the author, Dept. of History, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ 08544. [4355]

  • "Welfare "Reform" = 1.1 Million More Children in Poverty" The July 1996 Urban Inst. study estimating this impact is available from the Inst., 2100 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202/833-7200. It's also available on the web: www.urban.org in the welfare section. [4356]

September/October 1996

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  • "Call to Action: An Oakland Blueprint for Youth Development" (80 pp., 1996) is available (likely free) from the Urban Strategies Council, 672 13th St., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/893-2404, E-mail: council@urbanstrat.com. [4062]

  • "Domestic Violence/Welfare Reform" is the theme of a special 363-page, 1996 issue (vol. 30, no. 3) of Clearinghouse Review. Contact the Clearinghouse, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606-5013, 312/263-3830. [4063]

  • "Financing Early Childhood Facilities: Investment Strategies for California's Low-Income Communities" the final report of a Calif. Task Force. is available ($28) from the Natl. Econ. Dev. & Law Ctr., 2201 Broadway, #815, Oakland, CA 94612. 510/251-2600. [4065]

  • "The Comm. Against Anti-Asian Violence" has called for a boycott of shoe & accessory manufacturer Kenneth Cole, claiming the company tolerates sexual & racial harassment of women of color in their workplace- a complaint about which has been filed with EEOC. More inf. from the Committee, 191 E. 3rd St., NYC, NY 10009, 212/473-6485. [4067]

  • "Women Connecting Beyond Beijing" is a new workshop series from the Center for Concern, "enabling local groups to work on local concerns within a global framework and to become a part of the global efforts to create a better future for all." Facilitator's packets ($15), Participant's workbooks ($3) + 15% s/h from the Ctr., 3700 13th St. NE, Wash., DC 20017, 202/635-2757. [4071]

July/August 1996

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  • "In the Line of Fire: Children with Serious Emotional Disturbance & the 14th Congress" (29 pp., June 1996) is available from the Bazelon Ctr. for Mental Health Law, 1101 15th St. NW, #1212, Washington, DC 20005, 202/467-5730. [3894]

  • "America's Heart & Soul: Our Children at Risk" (12 pp., 1996) is available from the Natl. Priorities Project, 160 Main St., #6, Northampton, MA 01060, 413/584-9556. [3890]

  • "The Family & Medical Leave Act: An Advocate's Guide" (45 pp.+ Apps., 1996) is available from the Natl. Employment Law Proj., 36 W. 44 St., #1415, NYC, NY 10036, 212/764-2204, x100. [3893]

  • The Link Between Violance & Poverty in the Lives of Women & Children (Fall 1995) is the theme of an issue of the Georgetown Journal on Fighting Poverty, presenting papers from an April 1995 conf. sponsored by the NOW Legal Defense & Educ. Fund. Included are articles by Janet Reno, Betty Friedan, Jody Raphael, Patricia Ireland, Ethel Long Scott, and others. The 121 page issue is available fromthe Office of Journal Adm., Georgetown Univ. Law Ctr., 600 NJ Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001. [3895]

  • "A Bibliography on African-American Women" (16 pp., June 1995) prepared for a 1995 conf. of the Lawyer's Commn. for Civil Rights Under Law, is available from the Comm., 1450 G St. NW, #400, Washington, DC 20005. [3889]

  • "Critical Needs, Critical Choices: A Survey of Children & Families in America's Cities" a joint publication of the Natl. League of Cities & Child Welfare League of Amer., is available from NLC, 301/725-4299. [3891]

  • "Status of Girls in Massachusetts," by Tonya Foust (23 pp. + App.) is available from the Governor's Alliance Against Drugs, One Ashburton Pl., #611, Boston, MA 02108, 617/727-0786, x586, email: tfoustmead@aol.com. [3892]

May/June 1996

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  • "A Matter of Simple Justice: Women's Rights are Human Rights - A Report to American Women & Men on the Occasion of the UN 4th World Conf. on Women," by Linda Tarr-Whelan (48 pp., 1996) is available ($11.95) from the Ctr. for Policy Alternatives, 1875 Conn. Ave. NW, #7 10, Wash., DC 20009-5728, 202/387-6030. A related 15-mm. documentary video, Girls & Young Women; Cornerstones for the Future, is available for $17.95. [3794]

  • "Affirmative Action: Beyond the Glass Ceiling & the Sticky Floor" is vol. I, no.4 (l996) of Issues Quarterly, published by the Natl. Council for Research on Women, 530 Broadway. 10th flr., NYC, NY 10012-3920, 212/274-0730. $5. [3795]

  • "Implementation Lessons from the Evaluation of the Family Reunification Program," by Deborah Rogg, Arianna Gilbert-Mongelli & Ezell Lundy (35 pp., 1995) is available ($3.50) from the Vanderbilt Inst. Ctr. for Mental Health Policy, 1609 Conn. Ave. NW, #401, Wash., DC 20009, 202/234-ll90 [3796]

  • "Long-Term Outcomes of Early Childhood Programs" is the Winter 1995 issue of The Future of Children, the free three-times-a-year publication of the Ctr. for the Future of Children, David & Lucile Packard Fdn., 300 2nd St., #102, Los Altos, CA 94022, 415/948-3696. [3797]

  • The State of America's Children Yearbook 1996 (142 pp.) is available ($16.95) from the Children's Defense Fund, P0 Box 90500, Wash., DC 20090-0500; also available: "Children in the States," state-by-state fact sheets on children's status (102 pp., $6.95) [3798]

  • Under Attack, Fighting Back: Women & Welfare in the US, by Mimi Abramovitz (160 pp., 1996) is available ($13) from Monthly Review Press, 122 W. 27 St., NYC, NY 10001, 212/691-2555. [3802]

March/April 1996

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  • "3 NatI. Ctr. for Early Childhood Work Force publications" Breaking the Link: A National Forum on Child Care Compensation" (36 pp., 1994); 'Valuable Work, Minimal Rewards: A Report on the Wisconsin Child Care Work Force" (64 pp., 1994); "Salary Improvements for Head Start: Lessons for the Early Care & Education Field" (66 pp., 1995). Contact the Ctr., 733 15th St. NW, #1037, Wash., DC 20005-2112, 202/737-7700. [3639]

  • "Building New Futures for At-Risk Youth: Findings from a 5-year, Multi-site Evaluation" (of the Annie Casey Foundation's New Futures Collaborative) is available (no price listed) from the Ctr. for the Study of Social Policy. 1250 Eye St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/371-1565 [3640]

  • "Child Care for Low-income Families: Directions for Research" is a 27-page, 1996 Summary of a Workshop, available (free) from the Board on Chn. & Fams., Natl. Research Council/IOM, 2l01 Constitution Ave., Harris 156, Wash., DC 204W, 202/334-3965. [3641]

  • "Children's Health: Racial & Ethic Differences in the Use of Prescription Medications," by Beth Hahn appeared in the May 1995 issue of Pediatrics. Reprints of the 6-page article are available from us with a SASE. [3645]

  • Evaluation of HHS Services Integration Pilot Project in 8 volumes (Exec. Summary, Cross-Site Analysis & Evaluation Report, Exemplary Practices, and case studies from AZ, FL, ME, OK and SC), available (likely free) from James Dolson, Adm. for Chn. & Families, 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW, Wash., DC 20447. [3642]

  • Facts at a Glance a periodic fact sheet from Child Trends, Inc., reports in its Jan. 1996 issue on 1993 US teen fertility data. Contact them for a copy of related reports: 4301 Conn. Ave. NW. #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202; 362-5580, E-mail: 73252.3431@CompuServe.com. [3643]

  • Raising Our Future: Families, Schools & Communities Joining Together, by Heather Weiss (560 pp., 1995) is available ($28.90) from the Harvard Family Research Proj., 38 Concord Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138. [3644]

January/February 1996

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  • "Report to Congress on Out-of-Wedlock Childbearing: Exec. Summary" (29 pp., Sept. 1995) is available from the Natl. Ctr. for Health Statistics, 6525 Belcrest Rd., Hyattsville, MD 20782. [3744]

  • "Strengthening Families & Neighborhoods: A Community-Centered Approach: Final Report on the Iowa Patch Project" (152 pp., Aug. 1995) is available from James Dolson, Adm. for Chn. & Fams., 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW, Washington, DC 20447. [3745]

  • "Kids COUNT Data on Asian, Native American & Hispanic Children: Findings from the 1990 Census" (128 pp., 1995) is available from William O'Hare at the Annie Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410/547-6624. [3741]

  • Families and Disability Newsletter is published 3 times a year by the Beach Ctr. on Fams. & Disability, 3111 Haworth Hall, Univ. KS, Lawrence, KS 66045, 913/864-7600, email: beach@dole.lsi.ukans.edu. [3731]

November/December 1995

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  • "A Chance for Every Child 2: Prospects for Oakland's Infants, Children & Youth in the 1990s & Beyond" (56 pp. + maps, July 1995) is an updated edition of the Urban Strategy Council's 1988 publication, "A Chance for Every Child." Possibly free, from the Council, 672 13th St., Oakland, CA 94612, 510/893-2404. [5128]

  • "A Leadership Summit: The Link Between Violence & Poverty in the Lives of Women & Their Children" reports the results of an April 1995 Georgetown Univ. Law Ctr. conf. The 10-page report is available, free, from the NOW Legal Def. & Educ. Fund., 99 Hudson St. 12th flr., NYC, NY 10013, 212/343-4328. [5129]

  • "Child Care & Welfare Reform: More Painful Choices" by Nancy Ebb, combines a survey of the 50 state child care admin-istrators and analyses of recent legislative proposals to increase work requirements. $6.95 from Children's Defense Fund, 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001. [5131]

  • Child Care Advocacy: Making a Difference is the subject of the 3rd issue (32 pp.) of Working for Change, the publication of the Child Care Law Ctr., 22 2nd St., 5th flr., SF, CA 94105, 415/495-5498. Previous issues were: "Helping Families Work: Alternatives to the Child Care Disregard" and "Child Care As Welfare Prevention." [5130]

  • "Empowering Families, Helping Adolescents: Family--Centered Treatment of Adolescents with Alcohol, Drug Abuse & Mental Health Problems" eds. Wendy Snyder & Theodora Ooms (204 pp., 1992), is a publication of the Public Health Service's Alcohol, Drug Abuse & Mental Health Adm. May be available from them (Rockwall II, 5600 Fishers Ln., Rockville MD 20857). [5132]

  • "Healing the Heart of the Cities: Young Voices Speak Out" ed. Sean Dennis Cashman (91 pp.), details the work of the Youth Comm. on Urban Poverty. Free, from Campus Outreach Opportunity League, 1511 K St. NW, #307, Wash., DC 20005,202/637-7004. [5133]

  • "Mothers Who Receive Food Stamps-Fertility & Socio-economic Characteristics" is a 4-page, August; 1995 Census Bureau Statistical Brief, available, free, from Amara Bachu, 301/457-2449, E-mail: abachu@census.gov. Related Statistical Brief: "American Women: A Profile" (2 pp., July 1995), available from Dianne Schmidley, 301/457-2378. [5134]

  • Of `Sluts' and Bastards: A Feminist Decodes the Child Welfare Debate by Louise Armstrong (340 pp., 1995), is available ($21.95) from Common Courage Press, PO Box 702 N20, Monroe, ME 04951, 800/497-3207. [5135]

  • "Orders in the Court: The Failures of NY's Judicial Child Support System" (32 pp., Sept. 1995)-a research product supported by a PRRAC grant-is available (possibly free) from the State Communities Aid Assn., One Columbia Place, Albany, NY 12207,518/463-1896. [5136]

September/October 1995

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  • "A Leadership Summit: The Link Between Violence & Poverty in the Lives of Women & Their Children" is a Program Summary & Recommendations from an April 1995 conference sponsored by the NOW Legal Defense & Educ. Fund. The 12 page document is available from the Fund, 99 Hudson St., New York City, NY 10013, 212/925-6635. [4638]

  • "California: The State of Our Children 1995" is a 34 page Supplement to "California Report Card '95" (28 pp.), both available from Children Now, 2001 S. Barrington Ave., #100, Los Angeles, CA 90025, 310/268-2444. [4639]

  • "Child Care for Low-Income Families" ed. Deborah Phillips (62 pp., 1995) is the Summary of Two Workshops from the Board on Children & Families of the Inst. of Medicine. Available from the Board, 2101 Constitution Ave., Washington, DC 20418, 202/334-2998. [4640]

  • "Contract With America's Youth: Toward a National Youth Development Agenda" (55 pp., 1995) is available from the American Youth Policy Forum, 1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, #719, Washington, DC 20036, 202/775-9731. [4641]

  • "Families in Focus: New Perspectives on Mothers, Fathers & Children" by Judith Bruce, Cynthia Lloyd & Ann Leonard (115 pp., 1995) is available from The Population Council, One Dag Hammars-kjold Plaza, New York City, NY 10017, 212/339-0525. [4642]

  • "How Old Are US Fathers?" by David Landry & Jacqueline Darroch Forrest, appeared in the July/Aug. issue of Family Planning Perspectives, offering data on the prevalence of older men causing teenage pregnancies. Reprints available from the Alan Guttmacher Inst., 120 Wall St., New York City, NY 10005, 212/248-1111. [4643]

  • "Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles of Child Well-Being, 1995" (168 pp.) is available from the Annie Casey Foundation, 701 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410/223-2890. [4645]

  • "Poverty, Women & Reproduction" (20 pp., 1995) is "A Catholics for Free Choice Position Paper on Welfare Reform." Available from CFFC, 1436 U St. NW, #301, Washington, DC 20009, 202/986-6093, email: cffc@igc.apc.org. [4646]

  • "The Politics of Blame: Family Planning, Abortion & the Poor" by Patricia Donovan (48 pp., 1995) is available from the Alan Guttmacher Inst. [4644]

  • The State of Families, Vol. 4: Family, Employment & Reconstruction - Policy Based on What Works is available from Families International Publications, 11700 W. Lake Park Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53224, 424/359-1040. [4647]

  • "Who Receives Child Support?" is a 2 page, June 1995 Census Bureau Statistical Brief, available from Lydia Scoon-Rogers, 301/763-8576. [4648]

  • "Young Adults At-Risk: Public Perceptions About Growing National Problems & What Should Be Done" is a 46 page, July 1995 survey by Yankelovich Partners for Covenent House. Contact Yankelovich at 1111 19th St. NW, #408, Washington, DC 20036, 202/496-9500. [4649]

May/June 1995

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  • "The Child Tax Credit: Who Would Be Helped?" (7 pp., March 1995) is available from the Ctr. on Budget & Policy Priorities, 777 N. Capitol St. NE, #705, Washington, DC 20002, 202/408-1080. [4457]

  • "A Black Community Crusade & Covenant for Protecting Children" (100 pp., 1995) is available from the Children's Defense Fund, 25 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20001, 800/ASK-BCCC. [4449]

  • "Putting Children First: State Level Collaboration Between Education & Health" (40 pp., 1995) is available from the Natl. Health & Educ. Consortium, 1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, #301, Washington, DC 20036, 202/822-8405. [4455]

  • "Dying Before Their Time: Childhood Mortality in the US" (61 pp., Nov. 1994) is a Citizens Fund Report, available from Citizen Action, 1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW, #403, Washington, DC 20036, 202/775-1580. [4453]

  • "A Welcome for Every Child: How France Protects Maternal and Child Health - A New Frame of Reference for the US" by Gail Richardson (62 pp., 1994), is available from the French-American Foundation, 41 E. 72 St., NYC, NY 10021, 212/288-4400. [4450]

  • Child Care as Welfare Prevention is the 2nd issue of Working for Change, the publication series from the Child Care Law Ctr. (32pp., March 1995), available from the CCLC, 22 Second St., 5th flr., San Francisco, CA 94105, 415/495-5498. [4451]

  • "Child Support Enforcement: Families Could Benefit from Stronger Enforcement Program" (GAO/HEHS-95-24, 116 pp., Dec. 1994) available from USGAO, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884. [4452]

  • "Principles to Link By: Integrating Education, Health & Human Services for Children, Youth & Families - Systems That Are Community Based & School-linked" a Final Report from 50+ national organizations concerned with the well being of children, youth & families, is available from 601 13th St. NW, #400 North, Washington, DC 20005, 202/347-8600. [4454]

  • "Racial Safety: Cultural Maintenance: The Child Care Concerns of Employed Mothers" and "Good Mothers, Bad Mothers, Other Mothers: Making Sense of Child Care," both by Lynet Urral, are available from JoAnn Ammons, Ctr. for Research on Women, Clement Hall, Univ. Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, 901/678-2770. [4456]

March/April 1995

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  • "An American Family Myth: Every Child At Risk" is a 7 page, Jan. 1995 report, available from Homes for the Homeless, 36 Cooper Sq., 6th flr., New York City, NY 10003, 212/529-5252. [4526]

  • "Border Babies in Selected Hospitals in the US: A Survey" (9 pp. + apps., June 1992) may still be available from the Child Welfare League of America, 440 First St. NW, #310, Washington, DC 20001, 202/638-2952. [4527]

  • "Child Care: Promoting Quality in Family Child Care" (GAO/HEHS-95-28) and "Child Care: child Care Subsidies Increase Likelihood That Low-Income Mothers Will Work" (GAO/HEHS-95-36) are Dec. 1994 reports, available from GAO, PO Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20884. [4528]

  • "Going It Alone: A Closer Look at Grandparents, Parenting, Grandchildren" by Deborah Chalfie (12 pp. + apps., 1994), is available from the AARP Grandparent Info Center, 601 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20049, 202/434-2288. [4529]

  • "Government's Failure to Provide: Five Years Later - A report on the District Attorney's failure to provide child support services to Los Angeles County Residents" by Laura Fashing (26 pp., Dec. 1994), is available from the Harrient Buhai Ctr. for Family Law, 4317 Leimert Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008, 213/298-0215. [4530]

  • "Lifetime and Five-Year Prevalence of Homelessness in the US" by B.G. Link, E. Susser, A. Stueve, J. Phelan, R.E. Moore & E. Struening appeared in the Dec. 1994 American Journal of Public Health. Reprints available from Dr. Bruce Link, Epidemiology of Mental Disorders, 100 Haven Ave. #31D, New York City, NY 10032. [4537]

  • "Putting Children First: State-Level Collaboration Between Education & Health" (40 pp., 1995) a publication of the Natl. Health & Educ. Consortium, describes efforts in FL, MD, NM and TX. Available from the Consortium, 1001 Conn. Ave NE #310, Washington, DC 20036, 202/822-8405. [4531]

  • Regulating the Lives of Women: Social Welfare Policy from Colonial Times to the Present by Mimi Abramovitz, is available from South End Press, 800/533-8478. [4532]

  • "Sexuality, Poverty & the Inner City" is an 81 page, 1994 monograph emanating from a 1993 Kaiser Family Found. - Ameri. enterprise Inst. seminar. It features two papers - "Sex Codes Among Inner-City Youth," by Elijah Anderson, and "Teen Sexuality Among Inner-City White Youth: Becoming an Adult in Milton," by Patricia Lynn Stern, both of the Univ. of PA Sociology Dept. Copes available from McCutchan, 1237 Birchwood Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94089. [4533]

  • "Stop Violence Against Women: Strategies for Ending Violence Against Women, Building Solutions - Forging a Strategy for Change" by Jane Alpert, (22 pp., 1994) is available from NOW LDEF, 99 Hudson St. #1201, New York City, NE 10013, 212/925-6635. [4534]

  • The Decline in Marriage Among African Americans: Causes, Consequences & Policy Implications M. Belinda Tucker & Claudia Mitchell-Kernan, eds. (416 pp., 1995), is available from the Russell Sage Foundation, 112 E. 64 St., New York City, NY 10021, 800/666-2211. [4535]

  • "Young Children in Poverty: A Statistical Update" is a 6 page, Jan. 1995 publication of the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., New York City, NY 10032, 202/927-8793. [4536]

January/February 1995

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  • A Community Food Security Act has been drafted by a newly formed coalition of sustainable agriculture, anti-hunger & food policy advo-cates and academics. It is designed to lay the groundwork for a 1995 Farm Bill. A draft of the bill is being circulated for comments. Contact Robert Gottlieb, UCLA Dept. Urban Planning, LA, CA 90024-1467, 310/825-1067. [4305]

  • "A'Contract with America's Children'" a counterattack to the "Contract with America" document, has been prepared by Children Now & the Coal. with America's Children. For information, and to add individual/organizational endorsements, phone 800/CHILD 44. [4302]

  • "Ayuando a los Ninos a amarse y a Otros: Una gia profesional para el cuidado infantile en al hogar," by Sandra Gellert, Ellen Kotlus & Kay Hollestelle (167 pp., 1994) Spanish translation by Beverly Donehoo & Diane Tolomeo, is available ($21.95 + l5% s/h) from The Children's Foundation, 725 15th St. NW #505, Wash., DC 20005-2109, 202/347-3300. The 3 parts are "Equity Handbook" (explaining an anti-bias. multicultural approach to child care): "Equity Activities" (developmentally appropriate activities for young children): and a "Resource Guide" (annotated bibliographies of young children's books and adult resources, suppliers of materials and information). They also have a publications list of other materials available in Spanish. [4296]

  • Center-Based Child Care in Public & Assisted Housing: Carl Sussman & Eric Novak of the Technical Development Corp. (30 Federal St.. Boston, MA 02110, 617/728-9151) are conducting research on this subject and request information on relevant program models or research. Contact them right away, as the case studies they are preparing must be completed by the end of January. [4297]

  • "Defining Work & Family Issues: Listening to the Voices of Women of Color," by Jennifer Tucker & Leslie Wolfe is available ($10) from the Ctr. for Women Policy Studies, 2000 P St. NW #508. Wash., DC 20036, 202/872-1770. [4298]

  • "Ledership Development for Women in a Community Context" is the 20-page Executive Summary of the evaluation report of the Chicago Foundation for Women's 4 model projects under its Women's Leadership Development Initiative. Likely free, from Joyce Love at the Foundation, 230 W. Superior, 4th flr., Chicago, IL 60610-3535, 312/266-1176. [4300]

  • "Shattering Stereotypes: A Demographic Look at children in the US," by Janice Hamilton Outtz (37 pp.) is available ($12) from the Inst. for Educ. Leadership. 1001 Conn. Ave. NW #310, Wash., DC 20036, 202/872-4050. They also have available publications list. [4301]

  • The Amer. J. of Gender & the Law Fall 1994 issue contains articles on a realistic legal definition of the battered woman syndrome, and constitutional issues relating to Norplant and women on welfare. Subs. to the semi-annual journal are $10 students, $15 other indivs., $30 insts., from the Journal, Wash. College of Law, 4400 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20036. [4303]

November/December 1994

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  • Database on Women of Color and Homelessness The Women of Color Resource Ctr. is developing such a database to bring to the 1995 World Conf. on Women in Beijing. Contact them with names of books, articles or other resources of information on the following topics: organizing & advocacy projects, contact inf. for activists & scholars, curricula & syllabi of relevant course work. Contact Juliette Ramirez at the Center, 2288 Fulton St. #103, Berkeley, CA 94704, 510/848-9272, E-MAIL: chisma@igc.apc.org [6678]

  • "Sexual Abuse of Children" is the Summer/Fall 1994, 247-page issue of The Future of Children, a free quarterly from the David & Louise Packard Found., 300 2nd St. #102, Los Altos, CA 94022. [6680]

September/October 1994

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  • Child Welfare Report: Practical Solutions for Professionals is a monthly newsletter, $149/yr., but free sample copy available, from PO Box 5000, Iola, WI 54945, 715/445-5000. [5102]

  • Displaced Homemakers Ctr. of Tompkins County is "beginning to develop strategies which actively involve and empower members in the process of welfare reform. We are currently in .the process of collecting suggestions about the best way to do so." Contact Kami Patrizio at DHC, 301 S. Geneva St., Ithaca, NY 14850, 607/272-1520. [5103]

  • "Drawing Strength from Diversity: Effective Services for Children, Youth & Families" is available ($18) from Calif. Tomorrow, Fort Mason Ctr. Bldg. B, SF, CA 94123,415/ 441-7631. Two other reports from them are: "Affirming Children's Roots: Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in Early Care & Education" ($14) and "The Unfinished Journey: Restructuring Schools in a Diverse Society" ($24). [5104]

  • Equal Means a publication of the Ms. Foundation for Women, is a triennial journal "dedicated to informing and networking women and girls on economic issues that impact their lives." Subs. are $24 indivs., $40 insts. from Box M, 2512 9th St. #3, Berkeley, CA 94710-9902, 510/549-9931. [5105]

  • From Sand Boxes to Ballot Boxes, by Margaret Brodkin & Coleman Advocates for Children & Youth (98 pp., 1994), reports on San Francisco's landmark campaign to fund children's services. Available (no price listed) from CACY, 2601 Mission St. #804, SF, CA 94110,415/641-4362. Coleman is also holding 2 symposia on the campaign: Oct. 14 in Wash., DC and Oct. 28 in SF. [5112]

  • "Jobs & The Gender Gap: The Impact of Structural Change on Worker Pay, 1984-1993," by Maureen Steinbruner & James Medoff (5 pp. + tables, May 1994), is available (no price listed) from the Ctr. for Natl. Policy, One Mass. Ave. NW #333, Wash., DC 20001, 202/682-1800; they also have available a publications list. [5107]

  • The National Council for Research on Women is a member organization of university-based research centers, national policy organizations and educational coalitions of women and girls. Inf. on their functions and publications from Mary Ellen Capek, Exec. Dir., 530 Broadway, 10th flr., NYC, NY 10012,212/274-0730. The premier issue of their Issues Quarterly was on sexual harassment. [5108]

  • The Natl. Resource Ctr. for Youth Services has a catalogue of publications and tapes, training programs, etc. They're at the Univ. of Oklahoma College of Contin. Educ., 202 W. 8 St., TuLsa, OK 74119-1419, 918/585-2986 [5109]

  • The Rainbow National Reclaim Our Youth Crusade (Jesse Jackson, Founder, Angela Davis, Exec. Dir.) is "working to build a broad coalition to create a youth support system within neighborhoods across the nation." They have available a one-page Goals & Mission Statement and video, "Search Session on Violence" ($29.95). Contact them at the Citizenship Educ. Fund, 1700 K St. NW #802, Wash., DC 20006, 202/296-6726. [5110]

  • The Roundtable on Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Children and Families was formed in 1992 "to bring together key participants in the most promising initiatives to discuss lessons they are learning-as they are being learned." It recently was transferred from the Natl. Academy of Science to the Aspen Inst. Co-chaos are Lisbeth Schorr of the Harvard Proj. on Effective Services and Harold Richman of the Chapin Hall Ctr. for Children at the Univ. of Chicago. Ex. Dir. is Anne Kubisch, former deputy director of the Ford Foundation's Urban Poverty Program; 345 E. 46 St., NYC, NY 10017,212/697-1226. [5111]

July/August 1994

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  • Compensation Initiatives bulletin is a tri-annual publication that tracks national, state and local policies that influence child care salaries & benefits. $25/yr. from Natl. Ctr. for the Early Childhood Work Force, 733 15th St. NW #800, Wash., DC 20005,202/737-7700.. [5386]

  • In the Neighborhood: Programs That Strengthen Family Day Care for Low Income Families by Mary Larner (96 pp., 1994), is available ($12.95) from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032, 212/927- 8793. [5383]

  • The American University Journal of Gender & the Law recently published its Vol. 2, Sring 1994 issue. Articles Spring gender bias in asylum law and an analysis of race and gender in domestic violence policy. Subscriptions are $10 for students, $15 for other individuals, $30 for institutions. Address: 4400 Mass. Ave. NW, Wash., DC 20016-8084,202/885-2645. [5384]

  • "The Declining Economic Status of Black Children: Examining the Change" by Cynthia Rexroat of Memphis St. U. Ctr. for Research on Women and formerly a research associate at the Jt. Ctr. for Pol. & Econ. Studies (108 pp., March 1994), is available ($15.50) from Univ. Press of Amer., 4720 Boston Way, Lanham, MD 20706, 800/462-6420. [5387]

  • "The Difference Gender Makes: Women in Neighborhood Development Organizations" is available from the Howard Samuels St. Mgt. & Policy Ctr., CUNY Grad. Ctr., 25 W. 43 St. #1512, NYC, NY 10036,212/391-2030. Also available from them: "Women and Minorities in Neighborhood Development Organizations" and "Special Programs in American Colleges & Low-Income Women." No further inf. given on these publications. [5385]

May/June 1994

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  • "A Human Development Index for the Black Child in the United States" by Bruce Corrie, appeared in the Jan./ Feb. Challenge. Contact Prof. Corrie, Div. Soc. Sci., Concordia College, 275 N. Syndicate St., St. Paul, MN 55104-0207,612/641-8226, for a copy. [5443]

  • "American Directory of Youth Work Educators & Trainers: Listings by State" (82 pp., July 1993) is available (no price listed) from the Amer. Youth Work Ctr., 1751 N St. NW #302, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-0764. [5444]

  • Shelter, Women and Development: First and Third World Perspectives ed. Hemalata Dandekar (468 pp., 1994), is a collection of papers from a Univ. Mich. conference. $27.50 from George Wahr Pub. Co., 304 1/2 S. State, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 800/805-2497. [5445]

  • "Starting Points: Meeting the Needs of Our Youngest Children" the widely publicized recent Carnegie report (132 pp., April 1994), is available for $10 from the Carnegie Corp. of NY, PO Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604. [5446]

  • "Stopping Sexual Harassment: A Handbook for Union & Workplace Activists" by Camille Colatosti & Elissa Karg, is available ($11) from Labor Notes, 7435 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48210, 313/842-6262. [5447]

  • The Child Welfare Stat Book 1993 by Lisa Merkel-Holguin with Audrey Sobel (156 pp.), is available ($32.95) from the Child Welfare League of Amer., c/o CSSC, PO Box 7816, 300 Raritan Ctr. Pkwy., Edison, NJ 08818, 908/225-1900. [5448]

  • "The State of the Child: A Profile of Pennsylvania's Children [A 1993 Fact Book]" by F.K. Richmond & M.W. Stektee, is available ($20) from Penn. Partnerships for Children, 931 N. Front St. #101, Harrisburg, PA 17102-3422,717/236-5680. [5449]

  • "Vulnerable Women & Visionary Programs: Safety Net Programs for Drug--Involved Women & Their Children" (337 pp., Jan. 1994) is available ($25) from the Natl. Public Health & Hospital Inst., 1212 NY Ave. NW, #800, Wash., DC 20005, 202/408-0229. [5450]

  • "What Can We Be That Our Children Can See?" is a collection of 16 short pieces, by the late James Bogg, originally appearing in the newsletter of SOSAD (Save Our Sons And Daughters). $6 from New Life Pubs., 161 W. Parkhurst, Detroit, MI 48203. [5451]

  • "Women Work, Poverty Persists: A Status Report on Displaced Homemakers & Single Mothers in the US" is available in 9-page summary form (no price listed) from the NatL Network for Women's Employment, 1625 K St. NW #300, Wash., DC 20006. [5452]

January/February 1994

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  • "Childcare: The Child Care Employee Project" (recently renamed the Natl. Ctr. for the Early Childhood Work Force) has available "The National Child Care Staffing Study Revisited: Four Years in the ' Life of Center-Based Child Care" (15 pp., 1993). Available (no price listed) from the Project, 6536 Telegraph Ave. #A-201, Oakland, CA 94609, 510/653-9889. [4987]

  • "Failure to Provide: A Citizens' Review of Los Angeles County's Child Support Performance Three Years Later" (36 pp., March 1992) updates a similar 1989 review, by the LA County Child Support Task Force, 944 Elyria Dr., LA, CA 90065, 213/225-8330. [4986]

  • "Family Day Care Bulletin" is available from The Children's Foundation, 725 15th St. NW #505, Wash., DC 20005, 202/347-3300. [4980]

  • "Room for Improvement: The Lack of Affordable, Adaptable and Accessible Housing for Midlife and Older Women" is available ($8.50 indiv. $10.50 orgs.) from the Older Women's League, 666 1lth St. NW #700, Wash., DC 20001. [4978]

  • The Center for Reproductive Law & Policy (120 Wall St., NYC, NY 10005, 212/514-5534) has available a publications list, mostly short and mostly free. [4984]

  • The Natl. Econ. Dev. & Law Ctr. is seeking experienced input from community organizations or consultants who have helped plan for child care in low-income communities experiencing significant change in ethnic diversity. Contact Jan Stokley at the Center, 2201 Broadway #815, Oakland, CA 94612,510/251-2600. [4981]

  • "Unlocking the Door II" is the second policy agenda, by the Women & Housing Task Force (8300 Colesville Rd. #310, Silver Spring, MD 20910; no price listed), recommending spec govern-ment actions to relieve the problems older women face in fording, affording and main-taining their housing. [4979]

November/December 1993

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  • "Infantile Arguments," by Mike Males appearing in the Aug. 9, 1993 In These Times, provides a different take on the teen-pregnancy issue. He argues, using some fascinating data on adult male involvement in this problem, that the recent focus on teen pregnancy has a blaming the victim cast; and that "`teen' pregnancy will decrease when poverty, abuse and unhealthy conditions forced on the young improve, when men are held responsible for their roles in teenage childbearing, and when politicians and interest groups no longer indulge in expedient myths." We'll send a copy of the 3-page article with a SASE. [5950]

  • The Future of Children is a free quarterly publication of the David & Lucile Packard Foundation (Circulation Dept., Ctr. for the Future of Children, 300 Second St. #102, Los Altos, CA 94022). The Summer/Fall 1993 issue (214 pp.) was on "Health Care Reform." Recent past issues (also available free) were on "Adoption" (Spring 1993), "US Health Care for Children" (Winter 1992) and "School-Linked Services" (Spring 1992). [5949]

  • WOMAN (Women Organized to Make Abuse Non-Existent) is reachable at
    333 Valencia St. #251, SF, CA 94103, 415/864-4777. [5952]

September/October 1993

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  • "An Intergenerational Cycle of Abuse and Neglect" is a study from the Inst. for Children & Poverty on the cycle of abuse and effects of foster care on homeless families. Available free from Homes for the Homeless, 212/529-5252. [5998]

  • "Breaking Boundaries: Women, Free Trade and Economic Integration" from the Alternative Women-in-Development Working Group, offers a gender analysis of the impact of the proposed N. Amer. Free Trade Agreement on urban employment, rural communities, health safety, and public services. Available from Alt-WID, c/o Ctr. of Concern, 3700 13th St. NW, Washington, DC 20017, 202/635-2757. [6000]

  • "Children & Families in Cities: Services & Resources for Local Government Officials" is a free catalogue from the Natl. League of Cities, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004, 202/626-3000. Also available is "Families & Communities," a 24 page 1992 report by an NLC Advisory Council. Contact William Barnes, NLC, 1301 Penn. Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004, 202/626-3000. [5999]

  • "Five Million Children: 1993 Update" (8 pp., Aug. 1993) is available from the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032, 212/927-8793. The report updates the Center's 1990 study, using 1991 data. [5997]

  • "What About Welfare Fathers?" is an op-ed, by Sumner Rosen of the Columbia Univ. School of Social Work, from the June 28, 1993 NY Newsday. It argues for a massive publicly subsidized jobs program, to foster family stability. Well send a copy with a SASE. [6001]

July/August 1993

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  • Battered Women of Color from the Natl. Center on Women and Family Law, 799 Broadway #402, NYC, NY 10003, 212/674-8200. No details on price, # pp. available. [5862]

  • National Commission on Children Publications This Jay Rockefeller-chaired Commission, which has just ended its work, has available (likely free) the following publications: its Final Report, "Beyond Rhetoric: A New American Agenda for Children and Families" (519 pp.); "Speaking of Kids: A National Survey of Children and Parents" (69 pp.); "Improving Health: Majority Recommendations" (84 pp.); "Improving Health: Minority Recommendations" (47 pp.); "Making Programs and Policies Work" (64 pp.); "Strengthening and Supporting Families" (96 pp.); "Ensuring Income Security" (63 pp.); "Protecting Vulnerable Children and Their Families" (72 pp.) The Commission is at 1111 18th St. NW #810, Wash., DC 20036,202/254-3800. [5865]

  • Preventing Preventable Harm to Babies: Promoting Health and Safety in Child Care is a new publication available for $6 from the Natl. Ctr. for Clinical Infant Programs, 2000 14th St. N. #380, Arlington, VA 22201. [5864]

  • Progress and Peril Black Children in America is a new 140-page book from the Children's Defense Fund and the Black Community Crusade for Children. $13.95 from CDF, 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/628-8787. [5860]

  • "Resources for Reproductive Rights Research" ed. Stephanie Aaronson (110 pp., 1993), is available ($12.95) from the Inst. for Women's Policy Research, 1400 20th St. NW #104, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-5100. [5863]

  • The Children and Family Justice Center of the North-western Univ. School of Law has recently been established "to support the transformation of the Juvenile Court of Cook County (the world's first juvenile court, begun in 1899) into an effective center for the rehabilitation, care and protection of children and families, and a model of juvenile justice for the nation." Its Director is Bernardine Dohrn (a former PRRAC grantee), reachable at 357 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611-3069, 312/503-0135. [5861]

May/June 1993

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  • "Caring for the Future: Meeting California's Child Care Challenges" is a new report on the state of child care in Calif. $29.50 from the Child Care Law Ctr., 22 Second St., 5th flr., SF, CA 94105, 415/495-5498. [5784]

  • "Caring for the Future: Meeting California's Child Care Challenges" is a new report on the state of child care in Calif. $29.50 from the Child Care Law Ctr., 22 Second St., 5th flr., SF, CA 94105, 415/495-5498. [5789]

  • The "KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Profiles of Child Well-Being" (4th annual edition), offering a state-by-state report card on the conditions of America's children, is available ($12.50) from the Ctr. for the Study of Social Policy, 1250 Eye St. NW #503, Wash., DC 20005, 202/371-1565. [5791]

  • The Child Advocate's Information Exchange is the publication of the Natl. Assn. of Child Advocates (1625 K St. NW #510, Wash., DC 20006, 202/828-6950; no price listed). [5787]

  • "The Unfinished Agenda: A New Vision for Child Development and Education" a Statement by the Research and Policy Comm. of the Comm. for Economic Development (96 pp., 1991) is available ($12.50) from CED, 477 Madison Ave., NYC, NY 10022, 212/688-2063. [5785]

  • The Unfinished Agenda: A New Vision for Child Development and Education a Statement by the Research and Policy Comm. of the Comm. for Economic Development (96 pp., 1991) is available ($12.50) from CED, 477 Madison Ave., NYC, NY 10022, 212/688-2063. [5790]

March 1993

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  • "1992 Index of Social Health-Special Section: The Social Health of America's Children" (15 pp., 1992) is available (no price listed) from Marc Miringoff, Fordham Univ. Inst. for Innovation in Social Policy, Tarrytown, NY 10591. [5717]

  • "A Childhood's End: What Happens to Children When Child Support Obligations Are Not Enforced" is a 10-page summary of the Jan. 1993 Final Report of a study conducted by the Natl. Child Support Assurance Consortium. The full study is available for $10 from the Consortium, 773 Fulton Ave., Uniondale, NY 11553, 516/483-1110. The summary may be available from ACES, 723 Phillips Suite J, Toledo, OH 4361 800/537-7072. [5716]

  • "A Matter of Time: Risk and Opportunity in Non-School Hours" the report the Task Force on Youth Development and Community Programs, is available from the Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604, 202/429-7979. [5715]

  • "The Challenge of Change: What the 1990 Census Tells About Children" is available ($10) from the Ctr. for the Study of Social Policy, 1250 Eye St. NW #503, Wash., 20005. [5714]

  • The Young Women's Handbook: Beyond Surviving in the 90s is a new 700-page resource guide; among its chapters: Work, Family and the Need for Redefinition; Violence Against Women; Access to Health Care; Poverty and Young Women; Beyond the Pale: Diversity and Difference as Forces for Change. $20 for self-defined "young women," $35 for others, from Young Women's Project, 1511 K St. NW, Wash., DC 20005, 202/393-0461. [5718]

  • "Vulnerable Children and Families: Philanthropic Perspectives on New Collaborations" is an 11-page, Dec. 1992 "Memorandum to President-Elect Clinton and the New Administration from the Philanthropic Community." Free copies available from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, 313/766-1766. [5719]

January 1993

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  • "Children's Policy in the United States: Our Greatest Investment Challenge" contains the briefing papers and conclusions from the May 2-3, 1991 Johns Hopkins Univ. Policy Leadership Program on Children's Policy. The papers are by David Liederman, Steven Muller, James Gibson, Suzanne Martinez, Sheila Kamerman, Olga Baudelet, Sverre Lie, Lisbeth Schorr and Frank Farrow. 99 pp., $12 from Johns Hopkins Inst. for Policy Studies, Shriver Hall, Suite "D", Baltimore, MD 21218,410/516-8233. [5509]

  • "The Center for Family Life and the Sunset Park Community" by Ethel Sheffer (79 pp., 1992), is a study of a successful childcare agency serving children and families in the NYC area. Available (likely free) from the Surdna Found., 1155 Ave. of the Americas, 16th flr., NYC, NY 10036, 212/730-0030. [5507]

  • The State of America's Children 1992 (184 pp.) is available ($14.95) from the Children's Defense Fund, 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/628-8787. [5508]

November 1992

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  • ACES (The Assn. for Children for Enforcement of Support) has available an information booklet, an action-oriented guide (How to Collect Child Support, by Geraldine Jensen with Katina Jones --$9.39), and runs "The Most Wanted Poster Program," for those who fail to pay child support. Inf. from 723 Phillips Ave., Suite J, Toledo, OH 43612, 419/476-2511. [6570]

  • "Low-Income Women: The New Entrepreneurs" is a 18-page (undated) package of materials, available (likely free) from the Ms. Foundation for Women, 141 Fifth Ave. 6-S, NYC, NY 10010, 212/353-8580. [6573]

  • "Public Housing Child Care Demonstration Program -- Program Assessment: First Round" is available ($4) from HUD USER, PO Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20850, 800/245-2691. [6571]

  • Skipping Stones is a multicultural children's quarterly journal, available ($15 indiv. subs., $20 institutions) from PO Box 3939, Eugene, OR 94703-0939, 503/342-4956. [6569]

  • The Advisory Council To Research & Respond To Violence In The Lives of African-American Women is a new project being coordinated by Gail Garfield (151 W. 74 St, #4C, NYC, NY 10023, 212/799-9423. [6572]

  • The African American Adolescent Male Development Center of the Natl. Urban League has a variety of written materials, videos, posters and directories available. Contact Richard Brown, Youth Services, Natl. Urban League, 500 E. 62 St., NYC, NY 10021-8379, 212/310-9075 [6574]

September 1992

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  • A Guide to Developing a Scholarship Fund for Single Parents in Your Community is available ($5) from the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund Prog., 2325 N. Gregg St., Fayetteville, AR 72703, 501/521-1394. [6459]

  • "A Welcome for Every Child -- How France Achieves Quality in Child Care: Practical Ideas for the US" (40 pp, 1989) is available (probably free) from the French-American Foundation, 41 E. 72 St., NYC, NY 10021. [6456]

  • CDF Child Poverty Project The Children's Defense Fund is engaged in a campaign to eliminate child poverty in the US by the year 2000. They are seeking the best available data and studies documenting the costs and consequences of child poverty to the society. They are also interested in community-based stories and anedcotes showing the importance of adequate family income (confidentiality of clients and individuals will be protected). Contact Arloc Sherman, CDF, 25 E St., NW, Wash. DC 20001, 202/662-3537. [6461]

  • "Children's Participation: From Tokenism to Citizenship," by Roger Hart of the City Univ. of NY Grad. School (44 pp., 1992), is available ($4) from the UNICEF Internal. Child Dev. Ctr., Piazza S.S. Annunziata 12, 50122 Florence, Italy, tel. 39.55.2345.258. [6458]

  • "Helping Children Love Themselves and Others: A Resource Guide to Equity Materials for Young Children," by Sandra Gellert, Kay Hollestelle & Ellen Kotlus is designed to help children appreciate each other's differences and develop a sense of fairness. $8.95 from The Children's Foundation, 725 15th St. NW, #505, Wash., DC 20005, 202/347-3300. Other materials (from their publications list) include a similar multi-cultural, bias-free curriculum for daycare providers. [6457]

  • Leave No Child Behind is the Children's Defense Fund's election campaign project. A Citizens'Guide to the campaign and a Child View 92 Implementation Kit are available (free) from CDF, 25 E St. NW, Wash., DC 20001, 202/628-8787. [6452]

  • Network Directory for Women is a publication in progress, coordinated by Women in Organizing, a leadership development project of Women United for a Better Chicago. It will be "a resource for community organizers who want to connect with women willing to share their support, experience and advice." To be listed, or for more inf., contact WUBC, 1325 S. Wabash #305, Chicago, IL 60605. They are also looking to hire a coordinator for the project. [6454]

  • "Report Card '92" is the newly released State of Our Children report, along with a Data Supplement, from Children Now. Single copies of this and other Children Now materials are free: 1930 14th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404, 310/399-7444. [6455]

  • Research on Women: The Inst. for Women's Policy Research has begun an Information Network to make IWPR products, including their bimonthly Research News Reporter, available on a regular basis to social scientists, policy makers and practitioners. They currently are compiling a Reproductive Rights Research Directory. Membership inf. from IWPR, 1400 20th St. NW #104, Wash., DC 20036. [6460]

  • The Michigan Assn. of Children's Alliances is a statewide membership organization whose mission is to improve services to children and their families: 530 W. Ionia, Suite E, Lansing, MI 48933, 517/485-0840. [6450]

  • Vote for Kids '92 is a project of Children Now designed to make children's issues a top priority in the 1992 elections. Materials available from them at 1930 14th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404, 310/399-7444. [6451]

July 1992

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  • "Child Support Assurance," by Irwin Garfinkel is a 19-page pamphlet (n.d. [1991-2]), issued by the Natl. Ctr. for Children in Poverty, Columbia Univ. School of Public Health, 154 Haven Ave., NYC, NY 10032, 212/927-8793; no price listed. The pamphlet also contains a list of other Center publications. [6332]

  • "Children at the Front: A Different View of the War on Alcohol and Drugs" is a new report by the Child Welfare League of America's N. American Commn. on Chemical Dependency and Child Welfare. The report sets forth more than 100 policy and action recommendations. $14.95 from CWLA c/o CSSC, PO Box 7816, 300 Raritan Ctr. Pkwy., Edison, NJ 08818, 908/225-1900. [6339]

  • The Advocate's Guide to SSI for Children (390 pp., 1992) is available ($75, $67.50 if payment accompanies order) from The Mental Health Law Project, 1101 15th St. NW #1212, Wash., DC 20005, 202/467-5730. [6333]

  • The Children's Investment Trust is a proposal (introduced by Sen. Dodd as S. 1073) to establish, via automatic appropriations and revenues from a new earmarked tax, a trust fund, analogous to Social Security, to support programs for children, youth and families. Details from its creator, Jule Sugarman (a founder of Head Start), PO Box 27244, Wash., DC 20038, 202/785-9524. [6336]

  • The Inst. for Women's Policy Research Fund for Action Research will award 2-3 mini-research grants (deadline July 31) for "women-centered, policy-oriented research tied to local, state and national advocacy that addresses issues affecting women, with attention to the complexities engendered by race, ethnicity and class." Contact Joyce Wando, IWPR, 1400 20th St. NW #104, Wash., DC 20036, 202/785-5100. [6338]

  • "The Kindness of Strangers: Reflections on the Mentoring Movement," by Marc Freedman (79 pp., 1992), is available ($5) from Public/Private Ventures, 399 Market St., Phila., PA 19106-2178, 215/592-9099. They also have available a publications list. [6335]

  • The National Network of Runaway and Youth Services (1319 F St. NW #401, Wash., DC 20004, 202/783-7949) represents agencies that service runaway, homeless and other youth in high-risk situations and their families. Contact them for inf. about their advocacy, training and public education materials. [6340]

  • The National Women's Law Center (1616 P St. NW, Wash., DC 20036, 202/328-5160) has available its Annual Report of Activities 1990-91. [6334]

  • The Natl. Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women assists battered women charged with crimes by providing technical assistance, referrals, resource materials. Additional information (including publications list, three-times-a-year newsletter, membership) from the Clearinghouse, 125 S. 9 St. #302, Phila., PA 19107, 215/351-0010. [6331]

  • The North Carolina Child Advocacy Inst. founded in 1983, provides a collective voice for promoting positive action for children in the state. Further inf. and a literature list from them at 1318 Dale St. #110, Raleigh, NC 27605-1275, 919/834-6623. [6337]

May 1992

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  • Child Advocate News is the newsletter of the Children's Advocacy Inst., 926 J St. #709, Sacramento, CA 95814, 916/444-3875; no price listed. [6233]

  • "Child Poverty: "Child Poverty and Differential Well-Being of Minority Youth: The Case for Expanding Funding Capacity for Children's Programs" is a 16-page document, testimony given by the American Psychological Assn. (May 14, 1991) before the Senate Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism. Available from Brian Wilcox, APA Public Policy Office, 750 First St. NE, Wash., DC 20002-4242, 202/336-5500. [6232]

  • Falling by the Wayside: Children in Rural America, by Arloc Sherman (180 pp., 1992) is available ($12.95) from Children Defense Fund (see item above). [6230]

  • NC Equity Reports is the newsletter of NC Equity, which focuses on women's and family issues in the legislative arena, has a Women of Color Program, and recently published "What is a Woman Worth? N.C. Women, Families and the Economy in Transition" ($15). They're at 505 Oberlin Rd. #100, PO Box 12046, Raleigh, NC 27605, 919/ 833-4055. [6231]

  • Network News is the newsletter of the Natl. Inst. for Women of Color, 1301 20th St. NW #702, Wash., DC 20036, 202/296-2661. [6236]

  • The Child Advocates' Information Exchange is the newsletter of the Assn. of Child Advocates (10 E. Main St. #101, Victor, NY 14564, 716/924-0300); no sub. inf. given. [6235]

  • The Inst. for Women's Policy Research holds monthly "First Fridays" bag lunches on a range of family and gender issues. Phone 202/785-5100 for calendar. [6234]

  • "The Women's Budget," by Jane Midgley 4th ed. (64 pp., 1991) is available ($8.50) from the Women's Internatl. League for Peace & Freedom, 1213 Race St., Phila., PA 19107-1691, 215/563-7110. [6237]

  • "Vanishing Dreams: The Economic Plight of America's Young Families" is a just-released report from the Children's Defense Fund and Northeastern University's Ctr. for Labor Market Studies. 36 pp. $6.50 from CDF, 122 C St. NW #400, Wash., DC 20001, 202/628-8787. [6229]

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  • "Launching the National Fair Housing Debate: A Closer Look at the 1966 Chicago Freedom Movement" [9645] See full text.

  • "Parenting Behavior in a Sample of Young Mothers in Poverty: Results of the New Chance Observational Study," by Martha Zaslow & Carolyn Eldred (29 pp. possibly free April 1998) Manpower Demonstration Research Corp., 16 E. 34 St., NYC, NY 10016-4326, 212/532-3200. [2083]

  • "Child Support as an Income Source for Low-Income Families," by Paula Roberts (20 pp. lead article in March/April 1998 issue of C) Natl. Clearinghouse for Legal Services, 205 W. Monroe St., 2nd flr., Chicago, IL 60606-5013, 312/263-3830, E-mail: ncls@interaccess.com.ncls@interaccess.com [2079]

  • "Current Data on Child Care Salaries & Benefits in the US" (20 pp. report available for $12.50 March 1998) Ctr. for the Child Care Workforce, 733 15th St. NW, #1037, Wash., DC 20005-2112, 202/737-7700, E-mail: ccw@ccw.org.ccw@ccw.org [2080]

  • "Federal & State Funding of Children's Programs," by Toby Douglas & Kimura Flores (32 pp. report March 1998) Urban Institute's Assessing New Federalism Program 2100 M St. NW, Wash., DC 20037, 202/833-7200, E-mail: paffairs@ui.urban.org.paffairs@ui.urban.org [2082]

  • "California: The State of Our Children 1993" is available (no price listed) from Children Now, 1212 Broadway #530, Oakland, CA 94612, 510/763-2444. [5237]

  • "Children's Champions: How Child Advocates Protect and Increase Budgets for Children" by David Richart (45 pp. + app., Nov. 1993), is available (no price listed) from the Natl. Assn. of Child Advocates, 1625 K St. NW #510, Wash., DC 20006, 202/ 828-6950. [5238]

  • Double-Time is the newsletter of the Natl. Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women. Inf. on subscriptions and other Clearinghouse publications from them at 125 S. 9 St. #302, Phila., PA 19107,215/351-0010. [5239]

  • Facts at a Glance published by Child Trends, is a 6-page Jan. 1994 report on 1991 US teen fertility data. Available (free) from them at 4301 Conn. Ave. NW #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580. You also can receive Facts at a Glance regularly. A microcomputer data file providing state data for 1991 and previous years and another file providing detailed national data are also available ($25 for one, $35 for both). [5240]

  • Researching the Family: A Guide to Survey & Statistical Data on US Families, eds. Nicholas Zill & Margaret Daly (460 pp., Nov. 1993), is available ($30) from Child Trends 4301 Conn. Ave. NW #100, Wash., DC 20008, 202/362-5580 [5241]

  • The 1998 Natl. Directory of Family Child Care Assns., Support Gps. & Support Agencies (Listing 2200 local, state, regional, national and) The Children's Foundation, 725 15th St. NW, Wash., DC 20004, 202/3347-3300, E-mail: CFWASHDC@aol.comCFWASHDC@aol.com [2084]

  • "Worthy Work, Unlivable Wages: The Natl. Child Care StaffingStudy, 1988-97," by Marcy Whitebrook, Carollee Howes & Deborah Phillips Ctr. for the Child Care Workforce, 733 15th St. NW, #1037, Wash., DC 20005-2112, 202/737-7700, E-mail: ccw@ccw.org.ccw@ccw.org [2081]

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