For the development of a policy paper on child support enforcement reform.
Capital funding for renovations of an additional building for expansion of outreach programs for the homeless and needy in Baltimore City.
For staffing costs of two AmeriCorps members for the Rent Court Division of the Baltimore City District Court. The members will provide basic information and referral, counseling and advice, community education, and in-court representation for clients facing eviction or homelessness.
For staffing costs to provide legal representation for unemployed and underemployed fathers accruing child support payments they are financially unable to meet.
For general support of programs serving children with neurological disabilities.
For expansion of the Moving Up program. This workforce development program is designed to help low-income workers build good employment histories and obtain living-wage employment through post-employment and career advancement support.
Three grants for the purchase of supplies in support of family planning for uninsured/underinsured females at the Maternity Center East.
For the final phase of an evaluation of pregnancy prevention programs at the Baltimore City Health Department. The assessments are based on compliance of participants with clinical appointments, choice of family planning methods and use, and pregnancy outcomes.
For the continuation of a study on Medicaid managed care and family planning. The research addresses two issues: the path women take as they move from traditional Medicaid coverage to enrollment in a managed care organization; and how mandated managed care affects the provision of reproductive health services in the Medicaid population.
For a research paper to be presented at the Maryland Low-Wage Worker Conference. The focus of the paper is the review of the strengths and weaknesses of Maryland's tax and wage policies affecting low-income workers.