- NYC Fact Sheet -- From 1997 SIS Survey
- Center for Children and Families - Teacher's College, Columbia University, New York, NY.
The Center advances the policy, education, and development of children and their families. The Center produces and applies policy-relevant, interdisciplinary research to improve practice and public understanding of social issues that impact the well-being of America's children and families.
- Center for Research on Child Wellbeing - Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
The Center for Research on Child Wellbeing is concerned with a broad range of topics, including education, health, income, and family. Their goal is to promote basic research on children's wellbeing and to link research to public policy.
- Institute for Child and Family Policy - School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY.
The mission of the Institute is to identify and address fundamental and intractable problems in the formulation, analysis, implementation, and evaluation of social policies toward children, youth, and families. The distinctive approach of the Institute is its integration of both a developmental perspective and an international-comparative perspective into its work.
- Institute for Research on Poverty - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
The Institute for Research on Poverty is a national, university-based center for research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. It is nonprofit and nonpartisan.
- Joint Center for Poverty Research - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, and University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
JCPR concentrates on the causes and consequences of poverty in America and the effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing poverty. Their goal is to advance what is known about the economic, social and behavioral factors that cause poverty, and to establish the actual effects of interventions designed to alleviate poverty.
- National Center for Children in Poverty - School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY.
The mission of the NCCP is to identify and promote strategies that prevent child poverty in the United States and that improve the lives of low-income children and their families. NCCP places a special emphasis on preventing or alleviating poverty among children under age six because young child poverty poses particularly serious risks to children's healthy growth and development.