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New Georgia Project 12h
For families of incarcerated dads, Father’s day comes at a premium | Prison Policy Initiative
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✌️ Two Generations ☝️ One Future
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Ebenezer ATL 13h
Watch Ending Mass Incarceration: Let My People Go on :
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Economic Security Project 16h
ICYMI: The on this morning's featuring and on why we can't achieve income equality in this country without addressing the racial injustice embedded within our current economic system.
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The rationale for reducing the cliff effect is simple: It helps families become more economically self-sufficient.
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Getting a raise is nearly always a good thing, but for working families in Iowa, earning 20 cents more per hour can mean losing thousands of dollars in child care assistance.
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Redstone Center 17h
No reason to stop celebrating dads just because is over! ICYMI, new blog post from and video from about the important role fathers play in building a !
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Aspen FSP 22h
The Father Factor — a Critical Link in Building Strong Families and Communities. In fall 2018, convened fathers, researchers, thought leaders, policymakers, and social service program leaders to explore the role of fathers.
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As Rev. Dr. reflected on the 50 years since the passing of Dr. King, he reminded us of Dr. King’s dream and the work we all have to do to realize it.
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Far too many families and communities are damaged by the criminal justice system. Field leaders are working to understand and build opportunities for individuals to overcome unique challenges fathers face as they re-enter our communities.
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Follow , , and 's Ending Mass Incarceration Conf. over the next 3 days to learn from thought leaders in the work of faith-based criminal justice reform.
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Western Center on Law & Poverty Jun 16
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Ame Sanders Jun 14
I'm grateful for the father I had in my life. Thankful for these groups working to help make sure that more fathers find ways to be active in their children's lives. This work is so valuable to our families and our communities.
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GoodwillIndy Jun 14
Day two of graduations! There's nothing quite like the celebration that happens when these graduates finally grab that diploma!
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Aspen Ascend Jun 14
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To build a , we need to support all caregivers and contributors to family success in achieving economic security and educational success. That includes recognizing fathers as co-contributors to children’s healthy development.
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Aspen Ascend Jun 14
Replying to @ResilNation
As you get ready to celebrate dad this weekend, check out some of the innovation and research changing the landscape of supports for fathers and families from 's national meeting.
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Aspen Ascend Jun 14
This let’s celebrate the wonderful ways dads show up for their kids and commit to working together to address the challenges that many dads (and moms!) face when it comes to giving their kids the healthiest start possible.
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The Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham Jun 13
What is ? 🤔 This grant cycle (now open!) we're investing in programs & public policy initiatives and that use a *2gen* approach to create opportunities for entire families by integrating services for women and their children.⁣ ✨ Learn more: ⁣
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Aspen Ascend Jun 14
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Our work is about authenticity, respect, and power – who has it and who should have it. If we are not authentically thinking about parent-powered solutions, we are missing the boat.
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Aspen Ascend Jun 14
VA last week announced a goal to eliminate the racial disparity in maternal health outcomes by 2025. Part of the effort includes implementing home visiting for families and expediting enrollment for pregnant women.
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