Reports & Publications

Easing Re-entry for Women in Philadelphia: Civil Legal Needs

The Women’s Law Project is pleased to announce the publication of two new booklets to help Philadelphia women re-entering society from incarceration with their many legal needs. Easing Re-entry for Women in Philadelphia: Civil Legal Needs contains two parts, each in its own booklet.

Part 1: General Re-entry provides information and resources on topics such as Health Care, Housing, Employment, Public Benefits (Cash, Food, and Medical), Money, and Utilities.

Meet The Fellows: Rufus Sylvester Lynch, DSW

Rufus Sylvester Lynch is motivated by the fact that for a variety of reasons, too many children are growing up without the emotional and financial support of both parents.

MOVING THE DIAL: The National Girls Health Screen Project

This Stoneleigh Foundation publication shares the results of the Stoneleigh Fellowship project of Leslie Acoca. Leslie's created and validated the Girls Health Screen, which is the first ever gender-specific health screen for girls entering juvenile detention.

State Policy Report Card 2013

StudentsFirst created the State Policy Report Card to evaluate the education laws and policies in place in each state. We hope this helps reveal more about what states are doing to improve the nation’s public education system so that it serves all students well and puts each and every one of them on a path toward success.

Data Maps: Psychotropic Medication Use among Children in Foster Care

PolicyLab announces the release of two interactive maps featuring national and state-level trends in psychotropic medication use among children in foster care. The safe and limited use of these medications is a current federal priority following research revealing high prescription rates of these medications among children, with exceptionally high rates among children in foster care.

The Adolescent Brain: New Research and its Implications for Youth People Transitioning From Foster Care

Many disciplines have contributed to the knowledge base regarding what enables young people in foster care to succeed. Now, neuroscience has added critical data to that base  by revealing that  in adolescence, the  brain  experiences a period of major development comparable to that  of early childhood.

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