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Adams Gina, Lou Cary, Willenborg Peter, Schilder Diane, January 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The challenges Black and Latino families face, and larger concerns about structural inequities for communities of color, have only grown during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, many parents have struggled to balance the need to work with…

Adams Gina, Lou Cary, Willenborg Peter, Schilder Diane, January 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The challenges Black and Latino families face, and larger concerns about structural inequities for communities of color, have only grown during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, many parents have struggled to balance the need to work with…

Adams Gina, Lou Cary, Willenborg Peter, Schilder Diane, January 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The challenges Black and Latino families face, and larger concerns about structural inequities for communities of color, have only grown during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, many parents have struggled to balance the need to work with…

Sandstrom Heather, Sullivan Laura, Lou Cary, Spaulding Shayne, Adams Gina, October, 2019
Reports & Papers

This study is motivated by existing research on the adverse impacts of early childbearing and observed trends in young parents (those ages 16 to 24) balancing work with education or training. Using data from the National Survey of Early Care and…

Sandstrom Heather, Sullivan Laura, Lou Cary, Spaulding Shayne, Adams Gina, October, 2019
Executive Summary
Recent research has examined the growing trend of parents who seek education and training opportunities to achieve higher earnings, greater employee benefits such as health care, and more financial stability (Adams, Spaulding, and Heller 2015;…
Adams Gina, Gebrekristos Semhar, August, 2018
Reports & Papers
Local workforce development boards (LWDBs) set policies for and oversee a set of workforce programs and services funded under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). As such, they are the front line for low-income parents who need…
Adams Gina, Gebrekristos Semhar, August, 2018
Executive Summary
Local workforce development boards (LWDBs) set policies for and oversee a set of workforce programs and services funded under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). As such, they are the front line for low-income parents who need…
Matsui Amy K., Adams Gina, Burnett Carol, 10 October, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar discusses the challenges and opportunities involved when parents need both education/training and child care access/support. Viewers will learn about Bridging the Gap, a project that examines how child care intersects with postsecondary…
Matsui Amy K., Adams Gina, Burnett Carol, 10 October, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses the challenges and opportunities involved when parents need both education/training and child care access/support. Viewers will learn about Bridging the Gap, a project that examines…
Adams Gina, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Heller Caroline, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report presents findings from a review of 17 programs and initiatives working to meet the child care needs of low-income parents seeking education and training. It highlights common strategies these organizations have implemented to meet the…
Adams Gina, Derrick-Mills Teresa, Heller Caroline, September, 2016
Executive Summary
This report presents findings from a review of 17 programs and initiatives working to meet the child care needs of low-income parents seeking education and training. It highlights common strategies these organizations have implemented to meet the…
Adams Gina, Spaulding Shayne, Heller Caroline, May, 2015
Other
Although it seems obvious that child care is a critical service for some low-wage or unemployed parents, relatively little attention has been paid to the issues that lie at the intersection of child care needs and workforce development efforts. With…
Adams Gina, Spaulding Shayne, Heller Caroline, May, 2015
Executive Summary
Although it seems obvious that child care is a critical service for some low-wage or unemployed parents, relatively little attention has been paid to the issues that lie at the intersection of child care needs and workforce development efforts. With…
Adams Gina, Heller Caroline, Spaulding Shayne, Derrick-Mills Teresa, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
This paper is part of a larger Urban Institute project -- Bridging the Gap: Understanding the Intersection between Workforce Development and Child Care -- supported by the Ford Foundation, that examines the intersection between workforce development…
Adams Gina, Heller Caroline, Spaulding Shayne, Derrick-Mills Teresa, October, 2014
Executive Summary
The brief and its parent report are part of a larger Urban Institute project -- Bridging the Gap: Understanding the Intersection between Workforce Development and Child Care -- supported by the Ford Foundation, that examines the intersection between…