The Journal of Family Strengths (JFS), formerly Family Preservation Journal, is an open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed online journal produced by the CHILDREN AT RISK Institute in partnership with the Center for Family Strengths at the University of Houston-Downtown and the The TMC Library. JFS is devoted to presenting theoretical, policy, practice, and evaluation articles on the strengths perspective in family-centered practice to improve services that promote and sustain family systems.
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Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 2 (2016) Organizational Partnerships: How Collaboration Strengthens Families and Communities
Issue Editor's Point of View
Introduction to the Issue on Organizational Partnerships
Russell Wolff and Rebecca Pfeffer Ph.D.
The Empowering Effects of Cooperative Development Among Indigenous Women in Southern Mexico
Dawn McCarty 2212729, Damaris Cortez, and Beth A. Bee
Predicting Sense Of Community in a Historic Latino/Latina Neighborhood Undergoing Gentrification
Laurie A. Walker, Jesse Littman, Amanda Riphenburg-Reese, and Devra Ince
Sustainability and Spread of Community-based Initiatives: A case study of Community Cares, a Children’s Hospital’s 16 year effort to serve its community
Robert F. Austin, Patricia Coleman, Stephanie Meads, and Angelo P. Giardino
Perspectives from the Field
View from the Street: Partnerships and Collaboration
Josh Reynolds and Richard Simonds
Developing Understandings of Collaborative Partnerships Between University and Community
Judith Harris, Rebecca Pfeffer, Bernardo Pohl, Myrna Cohen, and Leigh Van Horn
Book Review: Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States
William W. McClanahan