Protecting Immigrant Children’s Access to Public Benefits

Co-authored by Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikaw, Dr. Ajay Chaudry, Dr. Heather Koball, Sarah A. Rendón García, and Trenel Francis, Approaches to Protect Children’s Access to Health and Human Services in an Era of Harsh Immigration Policy examines the barriers low-income families face in accessing social services, while outlining strategies that government officials, community-based organizations, and immigrant families can implement to mitigate […]

Watch: Immigration Panel from “Working Across Sectors”

Four panelists on the Immigration panel

IHDSC’s annual conference on Friday, June 1, 2018, assembled leaders in research, policy, and practice to share innovative initiatives and diverse perspectives, reflect on the research evidence, and pose questions that connect sectors, advance science, and promote action on behalf of youth experiencing difficulties in schools and beyond. The Immigration-focused panel featured: Dr. Sebastian Cherng, […]

Quotes from 6/1 “Working Across Sectors” immigration panel:

On Friday, June 1, 2018, IHDSC co-sponsored “Working Across Sectors Support Vulnerable Youth in Schools: Research Practice Partnerships at the Intersection of Multiple Agencies.” The day was structured around three panel sessions, each of which focused on a specific sector:  Immigration Juvenile Justice Special Education and Mental Health Follow IHDSC on twitter and visit our […]

“Working Across Sectors” Q&A: Tim Carroll

Tim Carroll, IES-PIRT fellow and PhD student in Higher and Postsecondary Education, Department of Administration, Technology, and Leadership, was a panelist at “Working Across Sectors to Support Vulnerable Youth in Schools” on Friday, June 1. Read our Q&A below and then watch him discuss these important issues with the other panelists.  What’s something everyone should know and […]

Friday, June 1: “Working Across Sectors to Support Vulnerable Youth in Schools”

On Friday, June 1, 2018, researchers, policymakers, organizations, and leaders will meet at NYU to discuss opportunities to improve the systems and opportunities that support vulnerable Youth in NYC. Co-sponsored by IHDSC, the IES-funded Pre-doctoral Interdisciplinary Research Training program (PIRT), the Center for Practice and Research at the Intersection of Information, Society, and Methodology (PRIISM), and NYU’s Strategies to Reduce […]

Q&A: Supporting Young Children of Immigrants in PreK-3

Drs. Fabienne Doucet and Jennifer Adair recently co-edited the Bank Street College of Education’s Occasional Paper Series #39: Supporting Young Children of Immigrants in PreK-3. The six essays highlight how educators can make early childhood programs more equitable by focusing on institutional challenges and incorporating the knowledge and capabilities of immigrant families and communities. On […]