Jane M. Henrici, Ph.D.

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Get to the Bricks: The Experiences of Black Women from New Orleans Public Housing After Hurricane Katrina

Get to the Bricks: The Experiences of Black Women from New Orleans Public Housing After Hurricane Katrina presents the results of qualitative research conducted with 184 low-income black women who lived in public housing prior to Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans, and who were displaced by the hurricane and the closure and demolition of their housing.

Untapped Resources, Untapped Labor Pool: Using Federal Highway Funds to Prepare Women for Careers in Construction

Women are underrepresented in highway, street, and bridge construction where employment is projected to grow by more than 20 percent until 2022.

By |2020-12-27T18:18:23-04:00December 11, 2014|IWPR|Comments Off on Untapped Resources, Untapped Labor Pool: Using Federal Highway Funds to Prepare Women for Careers in Construction

Improving Career Opportunities for Immigrant Women In-Home Care Workers

Improving Career Opportunities for Immigrant Women In-Home Care Workers is one of two IWPR studies focused on ways to improve labor conditions and rights among immigrant women in home care work.

By |2020-11-18T00:28:38-04:00February 13, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on Improving Career Opportunities for Immigrant Women In-Home Care Workers

Increasing Pathways to Legal Status for Immigrant In-Home Care Workers

This paper explores options for reforming the U.S. visa system to increase the pathways to legal status for undocumented immigrant women interested in providing long-term care for the elderly and for individuals with disabilities and chronic illnesses.

By |2021-01-23T16:59:00-04:00February 11, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on Increasing Pathways to Legal Status for Immigrant In-Home Care Workers

Using Research on the Status of Women to Improve Public Policies in the Middle East and North Africa: A Capacity-Building Toolkit for Nongovernmental Organizations

This toolkit provides methods, techniques and tips for individuals and organizations to undertake and use research on the status of women as a mechanism for positive change in the lives of women, their families and communities.

By |2021-01-23T02:37:12-04:00October 16, 2012|IWPR|Comments Off on Using Research on the Status of Women to Improve Public Policies in the Middle East and North Africa: A Capacity-Building Toolkit for Nongovernmental Organizations

Community College Partnerships for Student and Career Success: Program Profile of Carreras en Salud

Postsecondary students with children often need an array of supports to succeed in their studies, which can require significant coordination among new and existing services (Conway, Blair, and Helmer 2012; Henrici n.d.; Miller, Gault and Thorman 2011).

By |2020-12-28T03:20:22-04:00June 1, 2012|IWPR|Comments Off on Community College Partnerships for Student and Career Success: Program Profile of Carreras en Salud

Low Literacy Means Lower Earnings, Especially for Women

Appropriate literacy levels are crucial for both men and women seeking education and employment opportunities, but low literacy skills disproportionally hurt women’s chances of earning a sustaining wage.

By |2020-11-11T23:28:24-04:00February 7, 2012|IWPR|Comments Off on Low Literacy Means Lower Earnings, Especially for Women

Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change

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Figures Excerpted from IWPR’s Upcoming Report, Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change

This fact sheet is part of a larger IWPR project on the roles of nonprofit organizations and religious congregations in advancing the rights, economic standing, and general well‐being of Latina immigrants in Phoenix, Atlanta, and Northern Virginia.

By |2020-12-12T20:04:53-04:00February 7, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Figures Excerpted from IWPR’s Upcoming Report, Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change
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