Tag: school of social work

2019 Urban Research Award: Building Community and Health Equity through Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Financial Services

PI: Lucy Marcil, MD MPH; Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Co-PI: Yoonsook Ha, PhD; Assistant Professor, School of Social Work Despite the link between income and health, few interventions to reduce health disparities have provided financial services directly targeting the needs of families living in poverty to improve health. The Earned Income […]

2019 Urban Research Award: Partnering with Families with Limited English Proficiency to Promote Language Justice and Equity in Education Settings

PIs: Catalina Tang Yan, MS, PhD student; School of Social Work Co-PI:┬áLinda Sprague Martinez, PhD; Assistant Professor, School of Social Work Youth of color whose first language is not English are the fastest growing segment of the youth population in the United States. Families with limited English proficiency are often restricted from the many opportunities […]