Engaging Parents and Families In Adolescent Reproductive Health

A Casey Study Review

Report

This publication spotlights a wide range of real-world programs that enlist parents in supporting adolescent reproductive health. Readers will get a close look at 4 of these efforts with an end goal of building better programs to help parents raise sexually healthy teens. 

January 23, 2003

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Casey Connects: Winter 2002

Foundation Group Looks to Bolster Families’ Bottom Line

Newsletter

This issue of Casey Connects tells how the Foundation is ramping up efforts to help low-income families succeed. Smaller stories include a note of recognition page, a conference spotlight and a look at how one county in Oregon is making fairer detention decisions in the wake of Casey-led juvenile justice reforms.   

December 22, 2002

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The Reproductive Health of African American Adolescents

What We Know and What We Don't Know

Report

This report, the product of a literature review, synthesizes more than two decades of research on black teens and sex. It aims to explain why reproductive health measures for black teens have recently changed and identifies what we know — and still need to know — about this very important topic. 

December 20, 2002

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Peer Influence on Sexual Behavior

What We Know About African American Teens

Report

Researchers are studying the bond between peers to better understand sexual behavior in black teens. This report reviews what we know — and all that we still don’t know — about the intersection of black youth, their friends and sex.

December 13, 2002

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AdvoCasey: Summer 2002

Work First, What Next?

Newsletter

This edition of AdvoCasey explores how welfare reform has evolved to reconnect families to the economic mainstream. It spotlights welfare-to-work models that are helping participants find jobs, build skills and move up the career ladder. It also reviews how welfare reform impact kids and what challenges many families face when they leave the welfare rolls.      

June 20, 2002

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Casey Connects: Summer 2002

Making Work Count for Low-Income Families

Newsletter

This issue of Casey Connects uses KIDS COUNT Data Book statistics to examine how American families are faring in the wake of welfare reform. A second story spotlights a Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative site that has successfully written race and ethnicity out of the detention decision equation. Smaller stories highlight Casey-celebrated movers and shakers, the importance of cultural competence in connecting workers to jobs and lessons from the Foundation’s Rebuilding Communities Initiative.

June 20, 2002

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