The child welfare system in the US often targets poor families for unnecessary investigations or child removals, the author of a new book argues.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~10 min
Family Connects, a nurse visiting program, substantially reduces the rate of early child abuse investigations, researchers report.
Nov. 12, 2019 • ~3 min
This podcast episode delves into a program called Family Connects that offers a visiting nurse to all families, rich or poor.
June 18, 2019 • ~1 min
"Policymakers may ask whether these programs actually work or merely increase government spending...We find WIC helps even when SNAP is already in place."
June 13, 2019 • ~5 min
More than 1.5 million people go to federal and state prisons each year, and about 700,000 get out. Here's what they need for successful reentry.
March 20, 2019 • ~2 min
"We aren't investing enough in the systems and focusing enough on the distinct needs of some of the most vulnerable kids, including LGBTQ kids."
Feb. 12, 2019 • ~3 min