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From juvenile courts to mentoring programs, this section includes research about community-based organizations’ impacts on youth outcomes.Explore All Projects and Reports →
Our extensive body of research on early home visiting, plus reports on pre-K to Kindergarten transition, mitigating toxic stress and more.Explore All Projects and Reports →
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The Role of After-School Programs in Children’s Literacy Development
This study looks at the potential of after-school programs to foster literacy among low-income children.
Chapin Hall Releases Three-Year Strategic Plan with Focus on Child Welfare, Community Capacity and Youth Homelessness
Chapin Hall's strategic plan covers projected work from 2019 through 2022.
Evaluation of Neighborhood Library Redesign Showed Significant Usability Improvements
This report documents usability improvements at the Free Library of Philadelphia to physically and programmatically transform the libraries.
Low-income Mothers Face Barriers to Accessing Family Planning Services
Researchers evaluated the effectiveness of the early childhood service system in Palm Beach County, studying whether it functioned as expected and achieved its...
Fathers Play Key Role in Improving Birth Outcomes
This brief discusses findings relevant to the topic of parenting, particularly the role of fathers in children's development.
Community Schools Positively Impact Student Outcomes
This report examines the effect of student and family use of out-of-school time, school-based health center, and family supports provided by the Elev8 Baltimore...