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Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2020
This report explores the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Deep-End Initiative, which is helping juvenile justice jurisdictions safely and significantly reduce youth confinement -- especially for young people of color. In America today, youth of color are consistently over-represented in courtrooms and detention centers, youth prisons and other…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Minority Groups, Youth, Demonstration Programs
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2020
This is the 31st edition of the "KIDS COUNT Data Book." The Annie E. Casey Foundation has published this comprehensive assessment of the well-being of children in the United States every year since 1990, during periods of growth and recession and in times of relative prosperity and great anxiety. But since the Foundation began publishing…
Descriptors: Social Indicators, Child Development, Children, Adolescents
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2020
Advances in data science and computing power are rapidly shifting the opportunities available to citizens, changing how systems interact with almost every aspect of our lives: as students, job seekers, patients, citizens and consumers. This report presents the Annie E. Casey Foundation's point of view on the use of advanced analytics in social…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Public Policy, Family Programs, Social Problems
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2020
In the years after the Great Recession, data on children and families in America showed steady improvement in economic well-being, education and health, although progress in some areas had plateaued, and racial and ethnic disparities persisted. Then the coronavirus hit. The events of 2020 have exposed holes in the safety net of programs and…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Well Being, Child Health
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2019
When the Annie E. Casey Foundation published its first "KIDS COUNT Data Book" in 1990, there were 64 million children in America. Now, almost three decades later, there are close to 74 million. This 30th edition of the "Data Book" examines how America's child population has changed, demographically and geographically. The…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Child Development, Child Health, Well Being
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2019
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative® works to ensure that young people -- ages 14 to 26 in the United States who have spent at least one day in foster care after their 14th birthday -- have the resources, relationships and opportunities to achieve well-being and success. The Jim Casey Initiative does this by…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Youth, Adults, Youth Programs
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2019
Every year in America, thousands of young people age out of foster care, often at age 18, without being connected to a permanent family and other critical resources and opportunities needed to succeed in life. Many of these young people experience troubling outcomes. They are more likely than their peers who are not in foster care to drop out of…
Descriptors: Foster Care, At Risk Persons, Economic Impact, Educational Attainment
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2019
In 2012, the Annie E. Casey Foundation began searching for partners for its seven-year Family-Centered Community Change™(FCCC) initiative. This report reviews the Foundation's experiences and contributions as an investor and summarizes what the participating communities -- Buffalo, New York; Columbus, Ohio; and San Antonio, Texas -- learned about…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Community Change, Poverty, Neighborhoods
Torian, Sarah; West, Alexandra; Williams, Janelle – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2019
Since 2001, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has been working with Atlanta's Southside communities to transform high-poverty city neighborhoods and help low-income families and children succeed. While some progress is being made, the gap between Atlanta's haves and have-nots remains immense. This report -- which is a follow-up to Casey's…
Descriptors: Poverty, Disadvantaged Environment, Barriers, Minority Groups
Auspos, Patricia – Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2018
This case study shows how data systems can be combined to identify educational risk factors and then develop and implement solutions for addressing them. It shares a detailed account of strategies -- made possible through data systems developed by the Poverty Center -- that various stakeholders utilized to protect children in Cleveland from lead…
Descriptors: Housing, School Readiness, Physical Environment, Data
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
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