Resources

The New Mexico Crisis and Access Line and Peer to Peer Warmline – Crisis Line: 1-855-NMCRISIS (1-855-662-7474) | Peer to Peer Warmline: 1-855-4NM-7100 (1-855-466-7100)

New Mexico Voices for Children: a nonpartisan, statewide advocacy organization. NM Voices is the only nonprofit child advocacy organization in the state examining tax and budget policy issues specific to the needs of the poor.

St. Joseph’s Children: provides home based health education to first time parent(s) from prenatal to three years of age.

UNM FOCUS Program: support and services for families of children aged birth through three years of age who are at risk for or experiencing a developmental delay.

New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department: provides an array of prevention, intervention, rehabilitative and after-care services to New Mexico children and their families.

United Way of Santa Fe County: programs from prenatal to age three.

Early Childhood Accountability Partnership (ECAP): a place-based effort to improve outcomes for children, from pregnancy to age 8, in Bernalillo County through the active collaboration of a cross-sectoral network that is utilizing a collective impact framework.


Resources for Public Square Family-Friendly Workplaces

Reports from the New Mexico Work Life Balance Taskforce

Family-Friendly Business Recognition Awards

San Francisco Family-Friendly Workplace Ordinance

Families and Work Institute 2014 report

Unicef statement on family friendly workplaces


Resources for Public Square Home Visiting

Catholic Health Initiatives St. Joseph’s Children Home Visiting Program Implementation Review

Federal Health and Human Services study: Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness

From the Brookings institution
Home Visiting Programs: An Early Test for the 114th Congress

US Administration for Children and Families
The Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program

This issue brief offers examples of promising strategies implemented by Tribal Home Visiting grantees that keep home visiting focused on the curriculum while also empowering families to address their needs.
LEARN MORE ABOUT EMPOWERING FAMILIES THROUGH TRIBAL HOME VISITING

Albuquerque Journal: CYFD Slow To Start Home Visiting Program
http://bit.ly/1M01WCA

NM in Depth – Better Educating Parents Can Save Children’s Lives
http://nmindepth.com/2014/12/13/better-educating-parents-can-save-childrens-lives/

NM in Depth – Effective Home Visiting Programs
http://nmindepth.com/2014/12/13/effective-home-visiting-programs/

Legislative Finance Committee report on most effective early education programs
http://1.usa.gov/1KD2TgJ


Resources for Public Square Linking Communities and Schools

Coalition of Community Schools

National Center for Community Schools

Oakland Bets on Community Schools

ABC Community Schools Partnership: A Strategy Not A Program

1994 article on the history of reform around parental engagement

Report on the Santa Fe branch of Communities in Schools


Resources for Public Square Sex Education: Healthy Choices

Legislative Finance Committee report on teen pregnancy in New Mexico

The case for starting sex ed in kindergarten

Investing in sex ed younger

Sex education in states

Teen birth rates are declining, but the job is not done

Why we need sex ed

Stoping Campus rape means talking about it earlier

State and feds funding abstinence only program

Start early to prevent assaults

Campus rape and the power of sex ed to make a difference

Anonymous texting service where questions are answered by sex educators


Resources for Public Square Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Community Alliance


Resources for Public Square Boys Into Men: Role Models & Mentors

Education crisis facing young men of color

Where do men learn to be good men in the absence of male role models

White House report on costs of disadvantaged youth


Resources for Public Square Family Literacy: A Multi-Generational Approach
How to Improve Literacy in New Mexico

Did you know that 46% of New Mexico’s population is functionally illiterate? About 900,000 adults are in need of literacy services, according to the New Mexico Coalition for Literacy. Searching “literacy” in SHARE’s Resource Directory returns a list of more than 100 organizations that support literacy efforts for adults and children. One of these is the Imagination Library of Grant County.

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