Children and youth
The country’s social and economic well-being hinges on ensuring that children and youth get a strong start in life and make a healthy transition to adulthood. Urban delivers data on the lives of today’s children, youth, and their families; analyses on the effectiveness of the systems and services designed to support them; and evidence-informed strategies to ensure these supports are equitable. Policymakers, advocates, and practitioners use our insights to strengthen services and strategies that promote children’s healthy development.

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  • Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population Income and Benefits Policy Center
    Research Areas Child welfare Crime, justice, and safety Economic mobility and inequality Education Health and health care Housing Immigrants and immigration Race and equity Sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression Social safety net Taxes and budgets Workforce
    Tags Child care and early childhood education Children's budget Early childhood home visiting Families with low incomes Kids in context Youth development

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    • Vice President, Income and Benefits Policy
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      Evaluation Director, Transition from Jail to Community Initiative; Principal Investigator of the Evaluation of the Allegheny County Jail Collaborative Reentry Programs
    • Vice President, Education Data and Policy
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    • Vice President, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy
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      Project Director for Maintenance and Development of the TRIM3 Model
    • Associate Vice President, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy
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      Director of the Public Management Program
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      Codirector, National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership
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      Director, HOST Initiative
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    • Institute Fellow and Richard B. Fisher Chair
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      Research Director, Urban–Greater DC