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Burkhardt, Tiffany; Dasgupta, Denali; Schlecht, Colleen; Carreon, Erin; Pacheco-Applegate, Aida – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2020
The Chicago Young Parents Program (CYPP) is a two-generation pilot program, combining youth employment and mentoring with comprehensive Head Start programming for participants' children and their families. CYPP was designed to improve parenting, personal growth, and family self-sufficiency through education and employment. This study was designed…
Descriptors: Early Parenthood, Mentors, Early Intervention, Family Programs
Gamse, Beth C.; Spielberger, Julie; Axelrod, Jennifer; Spain, Angeline – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
Afterschool programs can offer enriching opportunities, homework help and a safe environment. To ensure that these programs are cohesive, high-quality and widely available, many cities have designed community-wide systems to coordinate the various afterschool programs offered by different providers. Having a way to collect and share reliable data…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Low Income Students, At Risk Students, Youth Programs
Okpych, Nathanael J.; Park, Sunggeun; Courtney, Mark E. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
Since the late 1990s, the federal government has increased supports that promote college success for foster youth (Okpych, 2012), such as the $5,000 education and training voucher that foster youth can use each year toward college expenses. A key piece of federal legislation supporting foster youth is the 2008 Fostering Connections to Success and…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment, Academic Persistence
Torres-García, Adrianna; Okpych, Nathanael J.; Courtney, Mark E. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
This memo adds to the growing literature on the transition to college for young people in foster care, focusing specifically on issues of preparedness to enter higher education. First, the authors assess the extent to which youths' perceptions of their own educational preparedness and their child welfare workers' perceptions of their educational…
Descriptors: Foster Care, College Readiness, Self Concept, Child Welfare
Morton, M. H.; Kugley, S.; Epstein, R. A.; Farrell, A. F. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
This Research-to-Impact brief is the eighth in a series from Voices of Youth Count. Voices of Youth Count is a national research and policy initiative designed to fill critical gaps in the nation's knowledge about unaccompanied homelessness among youth and young adults ages 13 to 25. Voices of Youth Count research estimated that nearly 4.2 million…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Youth Programs, Homeless People, Intervention
Kull, M. A.; Morton, M. H.; Patel, S.; Curry, S.; Carreon, E. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
This Research-to-Impact brief is the ninth in a series by Chapin Hall's Voices of Youth Count on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. For the 4.2 million adolescents and young adults who experience some form of homelessness, opportunities to develop and realize their educational aspirations are often disrupted. "Missed…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Youth, Adolescents, Young Adults
Dworsky, A.; Gitlow, E.; Horwitz, B.; Samuels, G. M. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
This Research-to-Impact brief is the seventh in a series by Chapin Hall's Voices of Youth Count on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. Each year, nearly 4.2 million adolescents and young adults in America experience some form of homelessness. This brief focuses on the subset of young people who experience homelessness after spending…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Foster Care, Youth, Adolescents
Morton, M. H.; Horwitz, B. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
Youth homelessness in the United States is a serious challenge. Recent national research by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago found concerning rates of homelessness among adolescents and young adults ages 13-25. An estimated one in 30 adolescents (ages 13-17) and nearly one in 10 young adults (ages 18-25) experienced some form of…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Youth, Adolescents, Young Adults
Samuels, G. M.; Cerven, C.; Curry, S.; Robinson, S. R.; Patel, S. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
This Research-to-Impact brief is the sixth in a series by Chapin Hall's Voices of Youth Count on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. This brief draws exclusively on the in-depth interview (IDI) component from Voices of Youth Count. The 215 young people that were interviewed across five diverse U.S. counties shared stories of…
Descriptors: Youth, Homeless People, Individual Needs, Family Needs
Morton, M. H.; Farrell, A. F.; Kugley, S.; Epstein, R. A. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
Shelter and housing interventions provide residential facilities or rental assistance along with other services. Despite the substantial policy focus on shelter and housing interventions to address youth homelessness, few studies of shelter and housing interventions for youth met in inclusion criteria. The Voices of Youth Count initiative's…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Homeless People, At Risk Persons, Emergency Shelters
Morton, M. H.; Farrell, A. F.; Kugley, S.; Epstein, R. A. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
The Voices of Youth Count initiative's systematic evidence review is the most comprehensive synthesis of evaluation evidence on programs and practices related to youth homelessness to date. This document is one in a series of seven topical evidence summaries derived from the longer evidence review brief. Herein, evaluations of economic and…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Youth Programs, Homeless People, Intervention
Morton, M. H.; Farrell, A. F.; Kugley, S.; Epstein, R. A. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
The Voices of Youth Count initiative's systematic evidence review is the most comprehensive synthesis of evaluation evidence on programs and practices related to youth homelessness to date. This document is one in a series of seven topical evidence summaries derived from the longer evidence review brief. Herein, evaluations of family interventions…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Homeless People, Family Programs, Intervention
Morton, M. H.; Farrell, A. F.; Kugley, S.; Epstein, R. A. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
The Voices of Youth Count initiative's systematic evidence review is the most comprehensive synthesis of evaluation evidence on programs and practices related to youth homelessness to date. This document is one in a series of seven topical evidence summaries derived from the longer evidence review brief. Herein, evaluations of individual…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Youth Programs, Homeless People, At Risk Persons
Morton, M. H.; Farrell, A. F.; Kugley, S.; Epstein, R. A. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
The Voices of Youth Count initiative's systematic evidence review is the most comprehensive synthesis of evaluation evidence on programs and practices related to youth homelessness to date. This document is one in a series of seven topical evidence summaries derived from the longer evidence review brief. Herein, evaluations of interventions aimed…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Youth, At Risk Persons, Intervention
Morton, M. H.; Farrell, A. F.; Kugley, S.; Epstein, R. A. – Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, 2019
The Voices of Youth Count initiative's systematic evidence review is the most comprehensive synthesis of evaluation evidence on programs and practices related to youth homelessness to date. Herein, evaluations of outreach interventions for youth experiencing homelessness are summarized. Outreach is a set of activities in which service providers…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Youth Programs, Homeless People, Evidence
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