[URBANTH-L]ISHP YEAR IN REVIEW: Homelessness and Poverty Research

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Tue Dec 28 16:44:09 EST 2004

[This newsletter will be of interest to subscribers researching homelessness or
urban poverty, especially in the state of California. -AJ]

Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 06:48:15 -0800 (PST)
From: Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty
<weingart at reply.ms00.net>
Subject: YEAR IN REVIEW: Homelessness and Poverty Research

Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty Research Notice
< http://www.weingart.org/institute/ >

Every week the Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty sends
our "picks of the week", the newest, quality research on important
issues. Below is a recap of the research we highlighted in 2004.


< http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/R_1203MOR.pdf > Arranging and Paying
for Child Care, Public Policy Institute of California

< http://ican.co.la.ca.us/PDF%20files/Data_203.pdf > The State of Child
Abuse in Los Angeles County, 2003, Los Angeles County Interagency
Council on Child Abuse and Neglect

< http://www.rrnetwork.org/rrnet/our_research/2003portfolio.php > The
2003 California Child Care Portfolio, California Child Care Resource and
Referral Network

< http://www.casacolumbia.org/pdshopprov/files/JJreport.pdf > Criminal
Neglect: Substance Abuse, Juvenile Justice and The Children Left Behind,
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

< http://www.rand.org/publications/MG/MG145/MG145.pdf > Are L.A.’s
Children Ready for School?, RAND

Los Angeles County 2004 Children’s ScoreCard, Los Angeles County
Children's Planning Council

< http://www.ncjj.org/stateprofiles/ > State Juvenile Justice Profiles
web site, National Center for Juvenile Justice


< http://ag.ca.gov/cjsc/datatabs.htm > Criminal Justice Statistics by
City and County, State Of California, Department Of Justice, Office of
the Attorney General


QuickData Guide to Internet Statistics, Institute for the Study of
Homelessness and Poverty

< http://www.edd.ca.gov/eddquickstats.asp > Quick Statistics (Labor
Market Data), State of California, Employment Development Department

< http://www.nationmaster.com/index.php > Nationmaster.com (statistics
about the nations of the world)


< http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/03/10/03-010.pdf > The Distribution of
Wealth in California, 2000, California Research Bureau

< http://www.scag.ca.gov/publications/#sotr03 > The State of the Region
2003: Measuring Progress in The 21st Century, Southern California
Association of Governments (SCAG)

Increasing the Visibility of the Invisible Workforce: Model Programs and
Policies for Hourly and Lower Wage Employees, Corporate Voices for
Working Families and the Boston College Center for Work and Family

< http://www.nedlc.org/Hidden_Public_Costs.pdf > The Hidden Public Costs
of Low-Wage Jobs in California, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research

< http://www.laedc.info/projects/SouthLA/ > South Los Angeles Area
Economic Overview, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation

< http://www.dcfpi.org/7-22-04pov.htm > Income Inequality in the
District of Columbia is Wider than in Any Major U.S. City, DC Fiscal
Policy Institute

< http://www.iwpr.org/pdf/R260.pdf > Women’s Economic Status in the
States: Wide Disparities by Race, Ethnicity, and Region,xa0 Institute
for Women’s Policy Research

< http://content.knowledgeplex.org/kp2/cache/kp/11816.pdf > An Analysis
of Alternative Financial Service Providers, Fannie Mae Foundation

< http://www.lawhelpca.org/ > LawHelpCalifornia.org, California Indian
Legal Services and Public Interest Clearinghouse

< http://www.usc.edu/schools/sppd/research/npp/FINAL_Midterm_Report.pdf >
Neighborhood Councils in Los Angeles: A Midterm Status Report, USC
Neighborhood Participation Project

City Fiscal Conditions in 2004, National League of Cities


< http://www.clasp.org/publications/Jobs_Careers.pdf > From Jobs to
Careers: How California Community College Credentials Pay Off for
Welfare Participants, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)

< http://www.csos.jhu.edu/tdhs/rsch/Locating_Dropouts.pdf > Locating the
Dropout Crisis, Center for Social Organization, Johns Hopkins University


Pulse Check: Drug Markets and Chronic Users in 25 of America's Largest
Cities,xa0 Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug
Control Policy

< http://www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu/pubs/files/mpi_pb_032004.pdf > County
Residency and Access to Care for Low- and Moderate-Income
Californians,xa0 UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

< http://lapublichealth.org/wwwfiles/ph/hae/ha/keyhealth.pdf > Key
Indicators of Health by Service Planning Area 2002/2003,xa0 Los Angeles
County Department of Health Services

Quality of Life in the Nation’s 100 Largest Cities and Their Suburbs:
New and Continuing Challenges for Improving Health and Well-Being, State
University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center

Many Uninsured Children Qualify for Medi-Cal or Healthy Families, UCLA
Center for Health Policy Research

< http://www.statehealthfacts.kff.org/cgi-bin/healthfacts.cgi? > State
Health Facts Online, Kaiser Family Foundation

< http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k2State/html/cover.htm > 2002 State
Estimates of Substance Use, US Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration (SAMHSA)

< http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/hlthaff.w4.487/DC1 >
Primary Care And Health System Performance: Adults’ Experiences In Five
Countries, Health Affairs

< http://www.chis.ucla.edu/main/default.asp > AskCHIS 2.0, (California
Health Interview Survey), UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

< http://www.kaiseredu.org/ReferenceLibraries/index.cfm > Health Policy
Reference Libraries, Kaiser Family Foundation

< http://www.lapublichealth.org/adpa/reports/cost_fac_sum_report_3-2004.pdf >
Costs of Alcohol Abuse to Los Angeles County (2003) , Los Angeles County
Department of Health Services


Homelessness in Los Angeles: A Summary of Recent Research, Institute for
the Study of Homelessness and Poverty

Just the Facts - Homelessness in Los Angeles,xa0Institute for the Study
of Homelessness and Poverty

< http://bringlahome.org/docs/HILA_Final.PDF > Homeless in Los Angeles:
Final Research Report, Economic Roundtable

< http://www.bringlahome.org/docs/BLAH_Draft_Framework.pdf > Draft
Framework for the 10-Year Strategic Plan to End Homelessness, Bring LA

A Guide to Counting Unsheltered Homeless People, US Department of
Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

The City of Long Beach 2004 Homeless Assessment, City of Long Beach and
the Institute for Urban Research and Development

< http://www.homeless-research.com/Images/PS_images/TCOP_2004_Survey.pdf >
The City of Pasadena 2004 Homeless Survey (draft), City of Pasadena and
the Institute for Urban Research and Development

< http://www.rwjf.org/news/special/cshLewinPdf.pdf > Costs of Serving
Homeless Individuals in Nine Cities, Lewin Group


< http://www.huduser.org/Publications/PDF/trends.pdf > Trends in Worst
Case Needs for Housing, 1978-1999: A Report to Congress on Worst Case
Housing Needs, Plus Update on Worst Case Needs in 2001, US Department of
Housing and Urban Development

< http://www.cbp.org/2004/lockedout2004.pdf > Locked Out 2004:
California's Affordable Housing Crisis, California Budget Project

< http://lacity.org/lahd/hopwastrategicplan04.htm > A Strategic Plan for
Providing HIV/AIDS Housing with Supportive Services in Los Angeles
County, Shelter Partnership, Inc.

Homeownership Affordability in Urban America: Past and Future, Fanny Mae

< http://www.realestatejournal.com/partners/regionaloverviews/index.html >
Regional Overviews (rent prices from around the nation), Wall Street

< http://www.lacity.org/lahd/3to7.pdf > Affordable Housing in the City
of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, Department of Housing


< http://lapublichealth.org/wwwfiles/ph/hae/ha/lahealthfoodinsec_0304.pdf >
Food Insecurity,xa0 LA County Department of Health Services

< http://www.jcpr.org/wpfiles/rank_hirschl.pdf?CFID=1778207&CFTOKEN=65422323 >
Estimating the Probabilities and Patterns of Food Stamp Use Across the
Life Course, US Department of Agriculture and the Joint Center for
Poverty Research

Characteristics of Food Stamp Households: Fiscal Year 2003, US
Department of Agriculture, Office of Analysis, Nutrition and Evaluation

< http://www.cfpa.net/2004CountyProfile.pdf > 2004 County-by-County
Profile of Hunger and Nutrition, California Food Policy Advocates


The Diverse Face of Asians and Pacific Islanders in Los Angeles County,
Asian Pacific American Legal Center and the United Way of Greater Los

< http://urban.usc.edu/main_doc/downloads/california_summary.pdf >
California’s Immigrants Turn the Corner, USC Urban Initiative

< http://www.brookings.edu/urban/pubs/20040428_fasenfest.pdf > Living
Together: A New Look at Racial and Ethnic Integration in Metropolitan
Neighborhoods: 1990-2000, Brookings Institution

< http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/2003Yearbook.pdf >
2003 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics, Office of Immigration
Statistics, US Department of Homeland Security

< http://www.census.gov/pubinfo/www/hotlinks.html > Minority Links:
Quick and easy links to the latest data on racial and ethnic populations
in the United States, US Census Bureau


< http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/CC_204DRCC.pdf > Recent Trends in
Income and Poverty, Public Policy Institute of California


< http://www.cbp.org/2003/0312leaversupdate.pdf > Moving Beyond Welfare:
What Do We Know about Former CalWORKs Recipients?, California Budget

< http://www.rand.org/publications/TR/TR121/TR121.pdf > Results from the
First California Health and Social Services Survey, RAND

< http://www.npc.umich.edu/publications/newsletter/fall04/1/index.shtml >
After PRWORA: Barriers to employment, work, and well-being among current
and former welfare recipients, National Poverty Center, Gerald Ford
School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

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