CareerAdvance® is a program in Tulsa, OK that facilitates postsecondary credentialing and career building among parents of low-income children enrolled in Head Start. The program is run by the Community Action Project (CAP) of Tulsa, an antipoverty organization. The CAP Family Life Study, which is a longitudinal study of CareerAdvance® participants is currently underway. Dr. Brooks-Gunn is advising this study.
Funding Sources: Aspen Institute, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Foundation for Child Development, George Kaiser Family Foundation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Principal Investigator: P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, PhD, Northwestern University
Contact: Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D.