Detroit’s Early Childhood Partnership initiative was designed to reduce vulnerabilities caused by economic and social inequity through community engagement, stakeholder collaboration, and research. Mathematica conducted a review of the informal child care landscape in Detroit.
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Mathematica evaluates programs designed to improve the well-being of young children and their families, particularly those at greatest risk in our society. The projects reviewed here illustrate the diversity of themes we address, the range of clients we serve, and the breadth of our early childhood and family research. Read more about our work in the early childhood area.
Informal Child Care in Detroit
Building Capacity to Evaluate Interventions for Youth with Child Welfare Involvement at Risk of Homelessness: Phase I and II
ACF funded 18 grantees to develop and test comprehensive programs to reduce homelessness among former foster youth. Mathematica is providing implementation technical assistance to six grantees to strengthen their abilitly to use data to make evidence-based decisions.
Senior Fellow; Director, Human Services
Matthew Stagner is a nationally known expert on youth development and risk behaviors, child welfare, teen pregnancy prevention, evaluation design, and the role of research in policymaking.Featured Projects
- Expanding the Use and Understanding of Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
- Super-Utilization of Child Welfare and Other Services
- Connecting At-Risk Youth to Promising Occupations
- Reducing Homelessness Among Youth with Child Welfare Involvement: An Analysis of Phase I Planning Processes in a Multi-phase Grant
- Early Childhood
- Family Support
- Child Welfare
- Early Childhood Systems
- Strengthening Families and Responsible Fatherhood
- Youth Development
- TANF and Employment Issues
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.