Child Poverty Declines After Peaking in 2011

News Release

After the Great Recession, the nation's child poverty rate increased steadily, peaking at 23% in 2011. Since then, the rate has been on a slow decline and, in 2015, reached its lowest level in five years, at which point one out of every five children lived in poverty.

September 16, 2016

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What the Data Says: Adoption and Kids in Foster Care

Blog Post

In 2014, 107,916 children in America’s foster care system were waiting to be adopted. While nearly half of these children were adopted within two years, 29% waited three or more years to experience this milestone.

August 12, 2016

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Five Questions with Casey: Dennis Campa Talks State-Based Advocacy

Blog Post

Casey’s Dennis Campa oversees two national networks of state advocacy organizations focused on improving the lives of vulnerable kids and families. In this Five Questions edition, Campa talks about the importance of state-based advocacy and how the Foundation uses national networks to help drive state policy reform.  

August 12, 2016

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