Reports: Other Children & Youth

New Data Show One-in-Six Children Were Poor Before COVID-19 Pandemic
Carsey School of Public Policy, University of New Hampshire, September 2020, 8 pp.
This brief uses American Community Survey data to explore child poverty rates across the United States by region, state, and place type (rural, suburban, and city).   more info >

State Immigration Enforcement Policies: How They Impact Low-Income Households
The Urban Institute, May 2017, 33 pp.
This report looks at how the changing immigration policy environment is likely to affect immigrant families. It examines whether immigrant families living in states with increased enforcement of federal policy saw any changes in their material hardship and ability to pay for essentials such as rent, utilities, or food. The report highlights connections between immigration policy enforcement and well-being in immigrant households.   more info >

Strong at the Broken Places: The Resiliency of Low-Income Parents
National Center for Children in Poverty, April 2017, 20 pp.
By examining factors that promote or hinder children’s healthy development, this policy report draws on recent studies to illustrate the importance of parent resiliency in the development of social-emotional competence among low-income children. The report concludes with program and policy recommendations that have proven effective in promoting the development of protective factors, reducing vulnerabilities, and cultivating resiliency among low-income parents and, consequently, their children.   more info >

America's Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, July 2014, 100 pp.
Detailed report that provides data on young adults, ages 18-24. Includes demographic characteristics, living situation, and overall well-being.   more info >

The Increasing Diversity of America's Youth: Children Lead the Way to a New Era
Carsey Institute, April 2014, 14 pp.
This report brief discusses how the rapidly changing racial and ethnic composition of the youth population has important implications for intergroup relations, ethnic identities, and electoral politics.   more info >

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