In this brief, which accompanies the latest issue of the Future of Children journal, “Three Trimesters to Three Years: Promoting Early Development,” the authors make policy recommendations to promote the development of young children being raised in working families.
In the latest issue of the Future of Children, funded by The Nicholson Foundation, a group of experts show why the period from conception through age 3 – when the most rapid growth of the brain and behavior occur – should be treated as a single continuum.
The public health journal Preventive Medicine has published an evaluation of the NJ Sugarfreed campaign. Run by the Public Good Projects, NJ Sugarfreed is a Nicholson-funded initiative to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage consumption across New Jersey.
A new report by the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy examines patterns of healthcare services use and spending among Medicaid-enrolled homeless adults in New Jersey. The report highlights opportunities to improve care through supportive housing programs.
The New Jersey Funders ACEs Collaborative–The Nicholson Foundation, The Burke Foundation, and the Turrell Fund–have released a report titled Adverse Childhood Experiences: Opportunities to Prevent, Protect Against, and Heal from the Effects of ACEs in New Jersey. The report outlines opportunities and actions for a coordinated statewide response to mitigate their lasting effects.