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Pay it Forward: Guidance for Mentoring Junior Scholars

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09/2017
Developed by the Foundation and the Forum for Youth Investment, and originally released in 2010, Pay it Forward: Guidance for Mentoring Junior Scholars , has been updated with new links to resources on four broad themes: 1) building and maintaining mentoring relationships, 2) mentoring across difference, 3) supporting career development, and 4) managing conflict within mentoring relationships.
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Giving While Living

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09/2017
The common quest of all who seek to achieve lasting improvements in our communities and in our world—whether we are individual donors, foundations, nonprofits or government agencies—is to make the highest and best use of our resources. It requires us to ask questions like: What are our best opportunities to make a difference? What impact can we have and how do we know what impact our grants are having? What are grantee organizations accomplishing? What’s working… what’s not? Or, as Chuck Feeney, founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies, never hesitated to ask, starting with the foundation’s...
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Advancing the Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care for Small Practices

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08/2017
This issue brief, co-funded by United Hospital Fund (UHF) and the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth), explores the real-world application of an innovative framework that allows for the phased adoption of key elements of behavioral health integration.
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An Economic Fair Housing Act

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08/2017
A century ago, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down racial zoning laws that prohibited black people from buying homes in majority-white neighborhoods. About a half-century later, the Fair Housing Act of 1968 outlawed explicit racial discrimination in the sale and rental of housing units. These advances against the racial segregation of American society represent significant landmarks in the march for human dignity.
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On The Map: The Atlas of Student Homelessness in New York City 2016

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08/2017
Children need stability to thrive. But across the United States, more and more children are facing the most extreme form of instability and poverty—homelessness. In no place is this more evident than in New York City, where one out of every eight children attending public school in SY 2014–15 had experienced homelessness within the past five school years.

A Tale of Two Child Care Cities

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08/2017
Parents seeking subsidized child care for babies often hope for a spot at a licensed early education center. But almost inevitably, their babies instead wind up in subsidized home-based programs, known as family child care, where women get paid meager wages to look after neighborhood kids in their homes, and which are far less regulated than child care centers. That’s because child care centers citywide have historically had very few slots for children younger than 2 years old, in large part due to the costs and difficulties involved in meeting stringent safety regulations for infants in...
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