Family engagement

Moving Families Forward: Initial Findings from a Two-Generation Program in Bangor, Maine

Publication
Sep 20, 2020
Susan Popkin for URBAN INSTITUTE
Since late 2017, the Urban Institute’s Housing Opportunities and Services Together team has partnered with public housing authority BangorHousing and the Boys & Girls Club of Bangor, Maine, in a formative evaluation of Families Forward, a locally designed and funded two-generation program that b

CLPHA Education Working Group: Reducing Barriers to Education with Urban Strategies, Inc.

Webinar
Dec 18, 2019
CLPHA's education working group held a webinar on Tuesday, October 8, 2:00-3:00pm ET with presentations from Urban Strategies, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that specializes in results informed human services development, planning, and strategy implementation as part of comprehensive neig

Barriers to School-Based Parent Involvement While Living in Public Housing: A Mother's Perspective

Research
May 18, 2018
Stephanie Lechuga-Pena and Daniel Brisson for TQR
Parent involvement is associated with child academic outcomes, positive behaviors, and social skills. This qualitative study explored school-based parent involvement barriers experienced by nine low-income mothers.