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The Center for Public Policy Priorities is a non-partisan, non-profit policy research organization committed to improving public policies and private practices that influence the economic and social prospects and conditions of individuals, families, and communities. Center for Public Policy Logo
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has worked to build better futures for disadvantaged children and their families in the United States. The primary mission of the Foundation is to foster public policies, human service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today's vulnerable children and families. Annie E Casey Foundation Logo
Child Welfare League of America is an association of 1,000 public and private nonprofit agencies that assist over 3.5 million abused and neglected children and their families each year with a wide range of services. Child Welfare League of America Logo
Texas State Map Links page has links to many maps relevant to Texas.  This is a site developed and maintained by the State of Texas.  Business and Industry Data Center Maproom provides Texas and national maps of economic and demographic characteristics.  Many historical maps of Texas available. Texas Online Logo
Kids Count Data 2004 is hosted by the Annie E Casey Foundation.  This site contains much valuable data regarding the status of children in the United States  The Kids Count site is for the layperson and the professional with interactive pages as well as raw data. Kids Count Logo
The mission of the Economic Policy Institute is to provide high-quality research and education in order to promote a prosperous, fair, and sustainable economy. The Institute stresses real world analysis and a concern for the living standards of working people, and it makes its findings accessible to the general public, the media, and policy makers Economic Policy Institute Logo
The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and policy organization at Columbia University. Our mission is to identify and promote strategies that prevent child poverty in the United States and that improve the lives of low-income children and families. Concentrating on the links between family economic security and child development, we research policies that promote three goals: Economically secure families, Children entering school ready to succeed, Stable, nurturing families National Center for Children in Poverty logo
The National Low Income Housing Coalition is dedicated solely to ending America’s affordable housing crisis. We believe that this is achievable, that the affordable housing crisis is a problem that Americans are capable of solving. While we are concerned about the housing circumstances of all low income people, we focus our advocacy on those with the most serious housing problems, the lowest income households.  NLIHC works to achieve its mission, goals and objectives by working in four program areas: public education, organizing, research, and policy advocacy. National Low Income Housing Coalition Logo
PoliMemos are short, accessible summaries of empirical research on Latina/os and higher education. PoliMemos are designed to inform policy and decisions on issues of access and success affecting Latina/os in postsecondary institutions. This website is devoted to creating links between researchers, policy makers, journalists and writers, graduate students, community groups and all others.  An evolving bibliography of empirical studies on Latina/os in higher education is maintained. Your contributions to this list are invited PoliMemos Logo
The Latin American Development Archive at the University of Texas at San Antonio is a database of working papers related to economic and social development in Latin America. LADARK Logo