America’s Invisible Children

Latino Youth and the Failure of Justice

Policy Report

This policy brief sifts through statistics and stereotypes to offer an engaging look at how America’s justice system is failing Latino youth. Readers will learn what various organizations are doing — nationally and locally — to address damaging racial and ethnic disparities and support our country’s largest minority group. The text closes with clear actions that policymakers must take to fix our broken justice system and keep all involved youth safe, out of adult prison and bound for a brighter tomorrow.    

May 1, 2009

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Connecting Youth Through Multiple Pathways

Presentation

This slide deck is a field scan of what selected school districts, foundations and nonprofit organizations are doing to prepare at-risk youth for further education, careers and life. 

September 8, 2009

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Attorney General Eric Holder Energizes KIDS COUNT Conference

Blog Post

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder celebrated the Foundation as “a champion for disadvantaged young people from coast to coast” that has broken barriers, strengthened families and contributed to improvements in juvenile justice, in a stirring Oct. 1 speech during the Foundation’s KIDS COUNT conference in Baltimore.

October 1, 2014

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Contracting for Child and Family Services

A Mission-Sensitive Guide

Report

This report explores purchase-of-service contracting and managed care contracting (including the field’s newest option, network creation) as a means of privatizing child welfare services. It helps state and local agencies — and potential service providers — navigate contracts and the contracting process in this new era of serving America’s children and families.   

November 1, 1999

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A Road Map for Juvenile Justice Reform

2008 KIDS COUNT Essay

Report

This KIDS COUNT essay report summarizes six key challenges and opportunities for reforming the juvenile justice system in the U.S. for the benefit of youth, families and communities.

December 30, 2008

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Casey works to make evidence-based practice the norm

Casey Connects: Winter 2010-2011

Report

Among other highlights featured in this edition of the Casey Foundation’s newsletter is an overview of how the Foundation seeks to make evidence-based practice the norm in serving children and families.

January 1, 2011

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Are Adult Decisions Doing Kids Harm in the Juvenile Justice System?

Blog Post

The Foundation has produced a brief video to highlight how adult decision makers in the juvenile justice system, looking to address and rehabilitate counterproductive actions in young people, ironically make decisions that instead damage young lives and open the door to youth becoming a greater threat to public safety.

February 9, 2015

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