How Concentrated Disadvantage Harms Children

  Here is a little[or a lot] of “food for thought”:   Americans, by and large, live next door to people of the same race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Residential segregation by race remains high despite declines over the past several decades, and segregation by income is on the rise. Segregation by race or ethnicity and […]

The Impact of a Parent’s Incarceration on Children

Studies show that the growth in incarceration of men with children contributes to higher rates of homelessness among black children, in particular, by thinning family finances and placing additional strains on mothers. When a mother is incarcerated, her children often end up in foster care, separated from their immediate or extended family. Furthermore, while a […]