Jeremiah Program’s ‘Daring Powerfully’ Summit to Celebrate Single Moms’ Success
For two decades, the Jeremiah Program has been helping single moms get through college and on the road to leaving generational poverty behind. That’s a lot of work, and until now, program officials haven’t found the time to step back and collectively celebrate the women’s successes.
Young Mothers Known to Child Welfare System More Likely to Suffer Untreated Health Issues
A research brief published by the PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in January presents key findings on the health of young mothers with previous contact with the child welfare system.
Second Generation Mothers in the Child Welfare System: Factors that Predict Engagement
Research with families involved with the child welfare system across generations has largely focused on the intergenerational transmission of maltreatment. However, their feelings about being involved with child welfare as parents are largely unknown.
Hundreds of Orgs Ask for Extension of Federal Program for Young Mothers
Senate and House leadership received a letter today, signed by 750 organizations and local politicians, urging them to maintain a federal program meant to assist struggling young mothers and mothers-to-be. The Home Visiting Coalition asked leaders in the letter to fund the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program at its current level of $400 million “in the lame duck session or as one of the first acts of the 114th Congress before the MIECHV program funding expires in March 2015.”