One Summer Chicago Plus is a jobs program designed to reduce violence and prepare youth living in some of the city’s highest-violence neighborhoods for the labor market. This study was carried out over the summer of 2013 in partnership with the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services.
CLPHA's education working group held a webinar on Tuesday, October 8, 2:00-3:00pm ET with presentations from Urban Strategies, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that specializes in results informed human services development, planning, and strategy implementation as part of comprehensive neig
In California, more than 3.7 million students were eligible for free or reduced priced school meals in the 2017-2018 school year. For many of those students, school meals are the primary source of regular access to healthy food.
Betsey Martens and Erica Plut for Journal of Housing and Community Development
There’s a growing body of evidence that positively links affordable, stable, and quality housing with improved educational outcomes for children. That research continually points to the positive return on investment for the earliest possible intervention.
Advocacy is everyone's job and it is essential to the children and communities we serve. CLPHA’s Education Working Group hosted a webinar to learn about advocacy efforts to build support and investment in housing.