Learning

  1. Report

    Crossover Youth: Los Angeles County Probation Youth with Previous Referrals to Child Protective Services

    Foster Youth October 21, 2017 By Children's Data Network

    A new study finds that the troubles of the hundreds of youth leaving the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles County each year may have started at home in early childhood.

  2. Fact Sheet

    Cultivating Successful Career Pathways for Opportunity Youth

    Hospitality October 12, 2017

    The hospitality industry has great potential to serve opportunity youth through the development of career pathways—sequenced delivery of education and training opportunities, accompanied by support services— to prepare people for success in the workforce.

  3. In Practice Paper

    In Practice: Program Related Investments for Sustained Impact

    Homelessness September 29, 2017 By Laurie Gould, Dr. Janet Boguslaw

    Since 1994, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has made over $40 million in Program Related Investments (PRIs) to complement and enhance our grant activity. These investments, or loans, can be an incredibly catalytic force in helping to scale the work of our partners and are made for the primary purpose of generating a social impact. One example of using PRIs to effectively enhance our grantmaking is in the area of chronic homelessness.

  4. Strategy Document

    2017 - 2021 Safe Water Strategy Overview Document

    Safe Water August 19, 2017

    The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector has made much progress over the past two decades establishing and improving access to safe water services. However, a need persists to reduce widespread ineffeciencies and duplication of efforts, and measure what matters most to vulnerable communities. The adoption of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) gives the WASH sector a new global ambition to strive for—pushing for bigger and better water services and establishing a permanent status quo.

  5. Report

    Memo from CalYOUTH

    Foster Youth August 19, 2017 By Nathanael J. Okpych, Mark E. Courtney, and Kristin Dennis

    Predictors of High School Completion and College Entry at Ages 19/20

  6. Report

    Roles for Philanthropy in the Humanitarian Sector

    Disaster Relief & Recovery August 17, 2017 By Dalberg Global Development Advisors

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation commissioned Dalberg Global Development Advisors to provide a high level overview of the humanitarian landscape as it stands in early 2017 and outline potential roles through which philanthropies can contribute to the sector.

  7. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

    Foster Youth Strategic Initiative: 2017 Evaluation Report

    Foster Youth August 8, 2017 By Westat

    Westat along with the University of California, Los Angeles Luskin School of Public Affairs and Action Research Partners, present the fifth year evaluation report of the Foster Youth Strategic Initiative in Los Angeles County (LAC) and New York City (NYC).

  8. Report

    Findings from the California Youth Transitions to Adulthood Study (CalYOUTH)

    Foster Youth July 24, 2017 By Mark E. Courtney, Justin Harty, Brittani Kindle, Kristin Dennis, Nathanael J. Okpych, and Adrianna Torres García.

    Recently there has been a fundamental shift toward greater federal responsibility for supporting foster youth during the transition to adulthood. The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (“Fostering Connections Act”) amended Title IV-E to extend the age of Title IV-E eligibility from 18 to 21 years old.