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Demographic Data

Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Tool Kit

U.S. Census Bureau

This toolkit provides an approach to obtaining Census information for grant writing and community needs assessment.

Introduction to Family Strengthening

Strengthening Policy Center

This brief discusses challenges to family strengthening, such as changing family structure, changing roles and responsibilities, and changing demographics.

Achievement Gaps: An Examination of Differences in Student Achievement and Growth

Northwest Evaluation Association

This study examines the achievement gap using a large sample of students from a wide variety of school districts across the United States.

Harvard School of Public Health

This Web site allows visitors to explore how metropolitan areas across the U.S.

Substance Abuse Treatment Need Among Adolescents: 2003-2004


This National Study on Drug Use and Health report analyses the drug and substance abuse rates among adolescents, as well as their access to treatment.

Children Left Behind: How Metropolitan Areas Are Failing America's Children

Harvard School of Public Health

This report examines 100 of the largest metro areas in the U.S. and how inequalities in neighborhoods and school environments affect children.

National Adolescent Health Information Center Briefs and Fact Sheets

National Adloescent Health Information Center

This portion of the National Adolescent Health Information Center's Web site contains fact sheets and briefs on demographics, mental health, mortality, reproductive health, substance abuse, suicide

No Shelter from the Storm: America's Uninsured Children

Families USA

This report examines the lives of uninsured children and presents data and discussion on the following topics: (1) who uninsured children are; (2) the effects of being uninsured on children's use o

Adolescent Violence Prevention Knowledge Path

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health

This electronic guide, produced by the Maternal and Child Health Library, provides resources from the public health, medical, criminal justice, education, and social services literature that measur

The New Poor: Regional Trends in Child Poverty

National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University

This report examines regional differences in the family characteristics of children who have seen the greatest rise in poverty since the year 2000.