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School of Social Service Administration Magazine

Volume 24 | Issue 3 | Fall 2017
Research That Informs Policy and Practice to Improve the Lives of Children and Families

This is a sidebar story to "Social Inequalities and Urban Family Life"

Research That Informs Policy and Practice to Improve the Lives of Children and Families

For well over a century, SSA faculty members have been at the forefront of rigorous, community-engaged, and impactful scholarhisp on urban children, youth, and families. Today, SSA faculty are focused on advancing evidence-based research that is relevant for policy and practice, making it possible to identify and change systems and practices that too often perpetuate inequalities in urban family life.

SSA research on children, youth, and families demonstrates how: