Using Research to Build Better Public Policy for Families
Policy Institute for
Family Impact Seminars

Nancy Nicholas Hall
1300 Linden Drive
Madison WI 53706
Phone: 608-263-2353
Fax: 608-265-6048
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December 2007

New Family Impact Items Added to Our Site

Check out our Family Impact Analyses section for several newsletter articles and briefing report chapters that discuss a family perspective on current issues such as child care, corrections, education, health care, juvenile justice, and long-term care.

November 2007

Four New States Join Our Network!

We added four new sites to our network! Hawaii, Virginia, Arizona, and Mississippi attended a training in Madison, Wisconsin in October 2007. Georgia and Florida also sent members. Great job to all October training participants!

November 2007

New Issue of Family Matters Newsletter Available

Is the Public Willing to Pay to Rehabilitate Juvenile Offenders?

Family Matters is a newsletter for state policymakers published by the Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars. Check out the fifteenth issue, Is the Public Willing to Pay to Rehabilitate Juvenile Offenders?

January 2007

2007 Seminars

IN - Meeting the Challenge of Moving Youth into the Workforce: Reducing Dropouts and Increasing Educational Attainment
NE - Foster Care: Challenges and Policy Issues
IL - School's Out: After-School Programs and Policies that Work
MI - Improving Health Care Quality While Controlling Costs: What Can State Policymakers Do?
NC - Adolescent Offenders and the Line between the Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems
WI - Affordable Strategies to Cover the Uninsured: Policy Approaches from Other States
NM - Early Childhood Development: The Economic, Social, and Psychological Impact of Education and Care
MI - The Future is Now: Long-Term Care Needs of Michigan Families
WI - Cost-Effective Approaches in Juvenile and Adult Corrections: What Works? What Doesn’t?
CA - Hope for the Future: Education for Homeless Youth in California

January 2007

Three New States Join Our Network!

We added three new states to our network: Minnesota, Louisiana, and Florida. Welcome to the network!

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Wisconsin capitol photo courtesy of Jeff Miller, UW-Madison University Communications, ©2002.