Researching the issues that effect the most needy children.

Select papers and presentations

Envisioning Change

Jana Fleming, Aisha Ray, Florence Kimondo
Envisioning Change is a statewide effort to close the achievement and opportunity gaps that impact thousands of African American students beginning in the earliest years. More »


Early Childhood Project with DCFS

Andria Goss
Through this project, Erikson administers developmental screenings to children ages birth through three entering the foster care system in Cook County and coordinates assessments statewide. More »

Illinois Early Childhood Fellows Program

Jana Fleming, Penny Smith
The Illinois Early Childhood Fellows Program offers a multidimensional program of leadership development to small cohorts of professionals, as well as support to build the capacity of early childhood organizations to develop and retain a diverse workforce. More »

Social Capital Project Planning

Juliet Bromer
The project helped develop a logic model for an intervention that links child, family, and community outcomes with social capital development activities. More »