Promising practices for meeting the multiple needs of low-income families in poverty neighborhoods.

@article{Austin2005PromisingPF,
  title={Promising practices for meeting the multiple needs of low-income families in poverty neighborhoods.},
  author={M. Jill Austin and Kathy Lemon and Ericka Leer},
  journal={Journal of health & social policy},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={95-117}
}
This review of promising practices for meeting the multiple needs of low-income families in poverty neighborhoods reveals four main themes: (1) The challenges facing low-income families living in poverty neighborhoods are not discrete-but are multidimensional; (2) Integrated family and neighborhood strengthening practices, such as the Making Connections (MC) Initiative (funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation), and the Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ), represent innovative strategies to address the… CONTINUE READING