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Center For Research on Hispanic Children & Families, 2013-2018

Project Overview

The Center for Research on Hispanic Children and Families will conduct research, as well as translate and provide research-based information across three priority areas—poverty reduction and self-sufficiency, healthy marriage and responsible fatherhood, and early care and education—to inform ACF programs and policies supporting Hispanic families and children. The Center will have three primary goals: 1) advance a cutting-edge research agenda; 2) build research capacity; and 3) implement an innovative communication and dissemination approach. Lina Guzman at Child Trends and Michael Lopez at Abt Associates will lead the Center, working in collaboration with researchers throughout the country. For more information about the research activities and resources of the National Center for Research on Hispanic Children and Families, see http://www.childtrends.org/our-research/latino-children-and-families/the-national-research-center-on-hispanic-children-and-families.

The point of contact is Ann Rivera.

  • Expired Program Announcement for Center for Research on Hispanic Children & Families (published May 2013)

    Published: May 15, 2013

    The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) solicited applications in 2013 for the establishment of a Center for Research on Hispanic Children and Families, to lead and support investigation of the needs of Hispanic populations served by ACF and promising approaches to promote social and economic well-being among low-income Hispanic families. This research center would ideally bring together a diverse, interdisciplinary...

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