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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Andrea Whitsett, David Schlinkert, Sofia Mastikhina

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) helps over 80,000 AmeriCorps members find a service placement annually. CNCS also conducts research on the outcomes of its programming at universities across the country and has partnered with Morrison Institute for Public Policy for a second time to better understand the employability and employment outcomes of AmeriCorps members. This year's study expands upon Morrison Institute’s 2016 analysis of Arizona's AmeriCorps programs to five states across the country.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Erica Quintana, Jade Sun

From its inception, the “Spotlight on Arizona’s Kids” project was a different type of initiative undertaken by Morrison Institute for Public Policy and none more important – the safety and well-being of children whose lives intersect with the child welfare system.

This multi-year project, funded by Arizona Community Foundation (ACF), includes data and expertise provided by Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS), along with input from national and local child welfare experts.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Grady Gammage Jr.

Amicus brief of the Arizona Education Association, Arizona School Boards Association, and Arizona Association of School Business Officials

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Kathleen Ferris, Sarah Porter, Grady Gammage Jr.

What water-related questions do people at the cutting edge of economic development ask when evaluating a site for potential investment? To find out, the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Morrison Institute surveyed corporate site location consultants and real estate developers who work in Arizona. The results of this survey are presented in the Kyl Center’s new report, The Price of Uncertainty.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
David Schlinkert

Research shows that stable housing provides numerous individual and societal benefits. Arizona, however, faces a low-income housing shortage. So, what can be done to increase the supply of affordable housing for the 1.22 million Arizonans living in poverty?

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Thursday, March 1, 2018
Erica Quintana, Jade Sun

This is the fourth in a series of briefs in which Morrison Institute for Public Policy will report on selected aspects of Arizona’s child welfare system.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
David Schlinkert, Alissa Heyer

According to the 2016 U.S. Census, 44.3 million people in the United States (14 percent) were living in poverty, and 12.8 percent of the population reported having at least one disability. The median U.S. household income in 2016 was $57,617. However, among households that included someone with a disability, the median income was more than 25 percent lower - $41,600. The federal poverty guidelines have increased slightly between 2015 and 2017, but still remain low.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017
David Schlinkert, Francis Pacaja

Updated: Spanish-speaking Latino families and adults with developmental disabilities underwent a two day self-advocacy training in Yuma that encouraged individuals to speak up for themselves and bolstered participants’ psychological empowerment.

 

 

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