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    Washington Post: A strikingly new approach to social problems

    February 16, 2016

    The launch of two GPL-assisted Pay for Success projects in South Carolina and Connecticut was featured in the Washington Post. The South Carolina project aims to improve maternal and prenatal health for low-income, first-time mothers, and the Connecticut project expands substance abuse and parenting support services for families involved in the child welfare system....

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    Washington Department of Children, Youth, and Families: Strengthening Connections Between Child Welfare and Early Learning

    March 18, 2019

    Secretary Ross Hunter, the Director of Washington’s Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), recently laid out the department’s plan for incorporating early childhood learning services into the child welfare system. DCYF is piloting projects at two sites to identify opportunities to strengthen connections to early learning resources for child welfare-involved families, which evidence suggests will help at-risk families develop protective factors and build resilience. Read his post...

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    How can child protection agencies partner with early care and education to improve outcomes for children?

    July 17, 2020

    Casey Family Programs published a new strategy brief on creating collaborative relationships between early childhood education and child protection agencies to improve outcomes for children. The brief highlights the GPL’s work with Washington’s Department for Children and Families to “strengthen efforts to provide prevention and early supports by connecting families to community-based...

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    2021 Texas Partners in Prevention Conference: Partnering with Criminal Justice to Connect Families to Prevention

    January 11, 2022

    Hosted by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, the Partners in Prevention conference is the largest annual gathering of prevention and early intervention professionals in Texas. The conference attracts parent educators, youth service providers, civic leaders, policy advocates, researchers, Prevention and Early Intervention grantees, and others with a professional interest in child and family well-being, youth development, and juvenile justice.

    As part of the 2021 Partners in Prevention Conference, GPL fellow...

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