United States - Children and youth

This paper investigates the extent to which inequalities in parents' socioeconomic status affects young adult educational attainment. It finds no evidence that the gap in college completion has...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, United States
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, United States
Poor News Network is a multi-media access project of POOR Magazine out of California, that is dedicated to reframing the news, issues and solutions from low and no income communities, as well as...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, Media, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, United States
"Being an advocate does not mean you have to quit your job, write big checks or rush to Washington D.C. It also doesn't mean you have to know everything there is to know about learning disabilities...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Education, learning disabilities, United States
According to research presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, "poverty in early childhood poisons the brain." According to the research, children growing up in very poor...
Keywords: Children and Youth, United States
The American National Gay and Lesbian Task Force released a report about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender homeless youth. Of the estimated 1.6 million homeless American youth, between 20 and 40...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, United States
The National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) has launched a Youth Poverty Initiative (Link removed - No longer exists) that seeks to engage youth in doing research, telling their stories through...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizing, United States