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This report examines the effectiveness and power of the movement at Standing Rock.
National Indian Child Welfare Association;
This guide provides some basic information on how to establish effective tribal governance and the role of tribal leadership in tribal child welfare systems.
This report aims to share and illustrate the ways we invest in the Native nations and people in our region. One of our guiding values is to seek to do more good every year. This report will help us look internally at how we can do more to make the region better for everyone, including the Indigenous people of this land
Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED);
The Assets & Opportunity Scorecard is a comprehensive look at Americans' financial security today and their opportunities to create a more prosperous future. It assesses the 50 states and the District of Columbia on 130 outcome and policy measures, which describe how well residents are faring and what states are doing to help them build and protect assets. The Scorecard enables states to benchmark their outcomes and policies against other states in five issue areas: Financial Assets & Income, Businesses & Jobs, Housing & Homeownership, Health Care, and Education.
Presents focus group findings about North Dakotans' views of the state and quality of life, civic engagement, and concerns including changing demographics, K-12 and higher education, and access to and cost of quality health care. Proposes solutions.
Social IMPACT Research Center;
The newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey provide a glimpse of the ongoing impacts of the Great Recession for millions of individuals and families. This snapshot of your community's data includes a comparison of 2010 data to 2009 and 1999, illustrating trends over time.
Boston College Center on Wealth and Philanthropy;
This report provides estimates of wealth transfer and philanthropic giving by households during the period from 2007 through 2011, with one study focused on the households in North Dakota, and another focused on household wealth transfer and charitable giving at the national level. Includes projections of individual charitable giving during the next half century. With bibliographical references.
Explores how North Dakota has met the healthcare challenges of rural communities with support for primary care and the idea of a medical home, organization of care through coordination and cooperation networks, and the innovative use of technology.
Feeding America (formerly America's Second Harvest);
This report presents information on the clients and agencies in the state of North Dakota. The information is drawn from a national study, Hunger in America 2010, conducted in 2009 for Feeding America (FA) (formerly America's Second Harvest), the nation's largest organization of emergency food providers. The national study is based on completed in-person interviews with more than 62,000 clients served by the FA national network, as well as on completed questionnaires from more than 37,000 FA agencies. The study summarized below focuses on emergency food providers and their clients who are supplied with food by food banks in the FA network. Key Findings:The FA system in North Dakota provides emergency food for an estimated 39,300 different people annually.33% of the members of client households in North Dakota are children under 18 years old (Table 5.3.2).40% of client households include at least one employed adult (Table 5.7.1).Among client households with children, 82% are food insecure and 36% are food insecure with very low food security (Table 220.127.116.11).43% of clients in North Dakota report having to choose between paying for food and paying for utilities or heating fuel (Table 6.5.1).35% had to choose between paying for food and paying for medicine or medical care (Table 6.5.1).22% of client households in North Dakota report having at least one household member in poor health (Table 8.1.1)At the administration of this survey, 1 food banks or FROs affiliated with FA operated in North Dakota. Of the agencies that were served by those organizations, 175 agencies that had their operation within the state responded to the agency survey. Of the responding agencies, 126 had at least one food pantry, soup kitchen, or shelter.41% of pantries, 47% of kitchens, and 33% of shelters are run by faith-based agencies affiliated with churches, mosques, synagogues, and other religious organizations (Table 10.6.1).Among programs that existed in 2006, 60% of pantries, 37% of kitchens, and 74% of shelters in North Dakota reported that there had been an increase since 2006 in the number of clients who come to their emergency food program sites (Table 10.8.1).Food banks are by far the single most important source of food for agencies with emergency food providers, accounting for 68% of the food distributed by pantries, 34% of the food distributed by kitchens, and 42% of the food distributed by shelters (Table 13.1.1).As many as 82% of pantries, 78% of kitchens, and 33% of shelters in North Dakota use volunteers (Table 13.2.1).