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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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Early Learning Coalition and Parenting Program Provide Crucial Supports to Promote Healthy Child Development on Chicago’s Far Southside
This report details Chapin Hall's evaluation of the Altgeld-Riverdale Early Learning Initiative and its two main components.
Building Quality Linked Data Sources Can Help Develop Evidence for Policy
There is strong interest in using linked human services administrative data to inform policy and research, from the public sector and academia alike.
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.
After Training, Home Visitors Maintain and Improve their Skills
This study examines whether, at 6 and 12 months after training, home visitors have maintained their new skills in engaging families.
Even with Shortened Training, Home Visitors can Improve Skills
Home visiting programs face a number of challenges in engaging and serving families in high-risk communities while also developing and retaining skilled home...
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.