ICH is the evaluator for the English for Parents (EFP) program. EFP aims to support parents whose children are in the Somerville public school system by providing classes that equip parents with knowledge on navigating the school system along with English language skills.
This qualitative study will examine the impact of the proposed ‘public charge’ rule on health among immigrants in Eastern Massachusetts and will identify paths forward to mitigate impact.
For over 15 years, ICH has been the evaluator for Agenda For Children, a literacy initiative of the City of Cambridge. ICH has helped AFC program staff track participation and understand the impact of several programs designed to educate parents of children ages 0-7 about how to support language and literacy development so their children will enter school ready to learn how to read and write.
ICH is working with the Cambridge Office of College Success on a mixed-methods evaluation to investigate the impact of coaching and other supports on low-income students’ progress, persistence, and performance in college.
This study examines the potential impact of a proposed change to the “public charge” immigration rule on benefit use for children who need care.