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Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
A decade after the Great Recession, millions of job seekers in their late teens and twenties--especially young people of color and youth from low-income families--are still struggling to land and keep meaningful work, even as the economy improves. Traditional education and training models are failing to equip them with the skills and credentials…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Skill Development, Employment Potential, Credentials
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
This brief provides education administrators and partners (providers, intermediaries, funders) with strategies and examples from seven school districts nationwide that have successfully funded, implemented, and sustained evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) programs. School administrators from these districts were interviewed and…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Administrator Attitudes, Program Effectiveness
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's Family Economic Success-Early Childhood Education (FES-ECE) initiative, launched in October 2013, is rooted in the belief that families do better when programs can offer simultaneous support to children and parents. The report, designed to aid funders, is part of the Casey Foundation's ongoing commitment to sharing…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Intergenerational Programs, Poverty, Low Income Groups
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
The Casey Foundation's "2018 KIDS COUNT┬« Data Book" warns that the 2020 census is mired in challenges that could shortchange the official census count by at least 1 million kids younger than age 5. This discrepancy would put hundreds of millions of federal dollars at risk and, in doing so, underfund programs that are critical for family…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Economic Impact, Annual Reports, Well Being
Mendel, Richard A. – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
The Annie E. Casey Foundation presents its vision for transforming juvenile probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for youth who pose significant risks for serious offending. Nearly a half-million young people are given some form of probation annually and it serves as a…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Groups, Youth
Mendel, Richard A. – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
In this executive summary, the Annie E. Casey Foundation presents its vision for transforming juvenile probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for youth who pose significant risks for serious offending. Probation is the most common disposition in juvenile justice,…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Groups, Youth
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has been working to improve education, job opportunities, health and neighborhoods for Baltimore's children and families. The Baltimore Civic Site team invested in a participatory research pilot to help internal staff and other local partners engage the authentic voices and experiences of young people in Baltimore…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Participatory Research, Labor Force Development, Community Leaders
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
The "2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book" urges policymakers not to back away from targeted investments that help U.S. children become healthier, more likely to complete high school and better positioned to contribute to the nation's economy as adults. The "Data Book" also shows the child poverty rate in 2015 continued to drop, landing…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Economic Impact, Annual Reports, Well Being
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
In this KIDS COUNT policy report, the Foundation explores the intersection of children, opportunity, race and immigration.The report features updated data for the Race for Results Index, which measures how children are progressing on key milestones by race and ethnicity at the national and state levels.The report also explores the significant…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Barriers
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2017
For more than 25 years, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has used the data-based advocacy of KIDS COUNT to raise the visibility of children's issues and to inform decision making at the state and local levels. Building on this work and the efforts of other groups nationwide that are using indicator analysis to contribute to positive change for…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Geographic Location, Child Development
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2016
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's "2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book" finds today's youth--Generation Z--are healthier and completing high school on time despite mounting economic inequality and increasingly unaffordable college tuition. Aided by smart policies and investments in prevention, a record number of teens are making positive choices.…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Economic Impact, Annual Reports, Well Being
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2015
This report tells the story of the CDFI Leadership Learning Network, a Casey Foundation initiative to equip leaders of community development finance institutions with the tools of results-based leadership (RBL). The Foundation shares lessons learned from the network, core RBL concepts and profiles of CDFI leaders as they apply RBL skills and tools…
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Services, Financial Services, Money Management
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2015
The Oliver community, only a couple of miles northeast of the city's business core, is just a sliver of East Baltimore that could be easily overlooked. Once a stable neighborhood filled with sturdy brick row houses, thriving churches and small businesses, Oliver declined--along with much of the city--over the course of several decades, beginning…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Urban Renewal, Cooperative Planning, Agency Cooperation
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2015
Several organizations in the 53-member KIDS COUNT network and many other Casey grantees and partners have taken on the challenge of making race equity a priority of their work, providing lessons for other organizations as they begin this process. This first case study focuses on the importance of organizing community conversations about race as a…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Racial Attitudes, Discourse Communities, Discourse Analysis
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2015
The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative has spent 14 years working with young people with foster care experience, engaging them to help identify what they need to transition successfully to adulthood. Consistently, young people have emphasized that their foster care experiences are far from normal. What they need--but too often do not…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Adolescent Development, Family Environment, Family Relationship
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