ICPH describes itself as a New York City-based policy research organization focused on family homelessness in New York City and throughout the United States.
“Through the examination of empirical, quantifiable data, ICPH seeks to inform and enhance public policy related to homeless families, with an emphasis on the impact on children,” their website says. “ICPH’s publications inform government officials, policymakers, other research organizations, advocates, academics, and service providers from across the country to promote a robust, evidence-based dialogue.”
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National partners share the belief that youth and children are our nation’s top priority. Organizations that join the Alliance come from many fields and sectors, such as nonprofits, foundations, institutions, corporations, associations, faith-based groups and more.
By joining the Alliance, each organization is expected to support the GradNation campaign goals to reach a 90 percent national high school graduation rate by 2020 and increase postsecondary enrollment and success.
The 5 Promises represent conditions children need to achieve adult success. The collective work of the Alliance involves keeping these promises to America’s youth. This article relates to the promises highlighted below:
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