social policy should be seen as complementary to macro-economic policy. Where macro-economic stabilization policies are determined by international financial institu-tions or by national Ministries of Finance, leaving the social consequences of these poli-cies to other agencies, the synergies between social policies and macro-economic poli-
Many immigrant families have avoided safety net and pandemic relief programs in recent years over concerns that their participation would have adverse immigration consequences. These chilling effects on program participation occurred in the context of a restrictive immigration policy environment under the Trump administration, including the expansion of the “public charge” rule. Though the ...
Social epidemiology Bio-medical factors: The most significant bio-medical factor driving the epidemic in South Africa is the high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Genital sores and ulcers caused by these STIs greatly increase the risk of HIV transmission, and there is thus a significant correlation between levels of STI and
Social networks are powerful influences in the lives of low-income immigrants. Use of these naturally occurring networks to disseminate information, enroll families in services, and build trust is a successful and relatively low-cost approach to increasing immigrants’ access to health and human services. Collaboration.
People living below 50 per cent of median income. Definition: Indicator 10.2.1 is the proportion of people living below 50 per cent of median income, by sex, age and persons with disabilities. Goal: By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin ...
Social and Emotional Development Mentoring enhances many aspects of Characteristicsyoung people’s social and emotional development. What the evaluations found: ! Participating in mentoring promotes positive social attitudes and relationships. For example, youth who received mentoring (in addition to other program activities) through
Introduction When there is evidence of racial and ethnic differences at any point in the service delivery spectrum—for example, in access to and take-up of human services, in the nature and quality of services received, or in the outcomes of services—it can be challenging to interpret what those differences mean. In particular, it can be challenging to understand whether and to what extent ...
the Positive Action program42 (a school-based, social-emotional and character education program for students in grades K- 12) indicate that this intervention reduces school misconduct, truancy, bullying, early sexual activity, and substance use. The program also was found to have
The July edition of At a Glance, the Housing Finance Policy Center’s reference guide for mortgage and housing market data, includes updated figures describing the composition of the mortgage market, agency nonbank credit scores, and home price growth. Housing Finance at a Glance: Monthly Chartbooks Archive
• On important social-emotional skills, young Latino children enter school on a par with, or even exceeding, their non-Latino peers. • The majority of Latino children live with two parents, which offers a firm foundation for emotional and economic well-being.