Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Project Archives

Projects listed here have been successfully completed by NCCP. Although they are no longer active projects, we archive them for future reference and organizational history.

Improving the Odds for Adolescents

Improving the Odds for Adolescents is a two-year project to improve health outcomes for adolescents – with a special focus on disadvantaged youth – through the strengthening of state policies, including fiscal strategies.

Project Thrive

Project Thrive is a public policy analysis and education initiative to promote healthy child development and provide policy support to the State Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) initiatives funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Social Inclusion and Respect for Diversity

Promoting Social Inclusions and Respect for Diversity is a two-year action research study of the formation of regional coalitions of researchers, policymakers, practitioners, evaluators, advocates, and funders to promote social inclusion and respect for diversity (SI & RD) in early childhood education in the U.S.

Strategies for Early Learning

Strategies for Early Learning promotes the dissemination of the growing knowledge base about the most effective ways to ensure that young children enter school with the necessary skills to be successful.

UCR: California Case Study

Unclaimed Children Revisited: California Case Study is a series of county-specific case studies, a statewide analysis, and a set of fiscal analyses of effective policy-linked strategies to improve children’s mental health in the state of California.

Unclaimed Children Revisited

Unclaimed Children Revisited is a multi-pronged project that is generating new knowledge about policies across the 50 states that promote or inhibit the delivery of high-quality mental health services to children, youth, and families in need.

Youth, Homelessness, and Education

The Youth, Homelessness, and Education project is a pilot project focusing on youth (ages 12 to 17) who have been homeless, run away, or both. The project uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 to examine how youth experiences of having been homeless or having run away influence the likelihood of graduating from high school.