Center for Working Families

Initiative

An effective strategy to assist low-income individuals and families with reaching financial stability and moving up the economic ladder.

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Family-Centered Community Change

Initiative

A community development strategy promoting healthy development and academic success for kids alongside adult services focused on parenting and financial stability.

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Program Area

Community Change

Improving the neighborhoods where kids and their families live by promoting access to good schools, affordable homes and job opportunities.

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KIDS COUNT Network

Initiative

A group of child advocacy and research organizations representing every state and using data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity. 

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Blog Post

First Convening of Deep End Local Pilot Sites Held

Reducing the number of youth in correctional institutions and out-of-home placements is key to reforming the juvenile justice system. The Foundation has selected six local sites – Bernalillo County, N.M.; Jefferson Parish, La.; Lucas County, Ohio; Marion County, Ind.; the city of St. Louis, Mo.; and Washoe County, N.V. – to pilot strategies to safely reduce commitments and other out-of-home placements following delinquency adjudication.

September 9, 2013

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