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Fewer Tacoma students are completing college. New program aims to change that (Tacoma Housing Authority)


From The News Tribune:

More students in Tacoma are graduating high school, but graduating college is another story.

Fewer students enrolled and completed college last year than in previous years, according to a new report released by Graduate Tacoma, a community movement with the Foundation for Tacoma Students.

Cleveland Foundation wins award for public-private partnership (Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority)


From Crain’s Cleveland Business:

The Cleveland Foundation is among 10 nationwide winners of an award recognizing innovative partnerships between foundations and government "that have been critical in transforming communities and improving the quality of life for low- and moderate-income residents across the country," according to a news release.

Report Summary: Child Care and Housing


The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)’s new report, “Child Care and Housing: Big Expenses With Too Little Help Available,” discusses the chronic underfunding of child care and housing assistance programs, which are fundamental to supporting low-income children’s health and development, parental employment, and other positive life outcomes.

CLPHA to Feature Childhood Poverty Reduction Solutions at Housing Is Summit

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) Will Offer Introductory Remarks to Opening Plenary Session on Childhood Poverty Reduction Strategies


Two teams of researchers have proposed ambitious policy solutions that would cut childhood poverty in America by 40 – 50 percent over current levels. CLPHA is pleased to feature their work during the opening plenary session of CLPHA’s Housing is Summit on Thursday, May 16.

Child Poverty Report Summaries: “A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty” & “A Universal Child Allowance: A Plan to Reduce Poverty and Income Instability Among Children in The United States”

 “A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty”
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Board on Children, Youth, and Families

February 2019


Kansas City Committed to Keeping Families Together (Housing Authority of Kansas City, MO)


From CSH's website:

A new program has been launched in Kansas City, Missouri to provide housing and support services to 15 vulnerable families experiencing homelessness and involved in the child welfare system. Called KC One Roof, it is modeled on CSH’s Keeping Families Together supportive housing.

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