Momentum Builds to End Youth Homelessness in Maryland

Blog Post

After months of community organizing and meetings with legislators, advocates from Youth Empowered Society, a Casey grantee, are celebrating a big win: The Maryland General Assembly’s passage of the Ending Youth Homelessness Act of 2018.

April 17, 2018

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Casey-Funded Report Documents the Criminalization of Poverty

Blog Post

In Maryland, state and local policies place financial burdens on those who can least afford it. It’s a system that causes unnecessary arrests, criminal charges and the imprisonment of poor people, according to a new Casey-funded study and report. 

March 5, 2018

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Report: Youth in Foster Care Need Family, Not Just Skills for Independence

Blog Post

A new report, funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, tells what states and child welfare agencies can do to help teens thrive upon leaving foster care. It describes the beneficial role that a supportive adult can play — and places the need for family on par with a young person’s developmental and practical needs.

March 5, 2018

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2017 Race for Results

Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children

Report

The 2017 Race for Results report measures children’s progress on the national and state levels in key education, health and economic milestones by racial and ethnic groups. It also explores  barriers that are preventing both children of color and children in immigrant families from connecting to opportunity in postrecession America and outlines recommendations for helping children in immigrant families secure the stability, economic resources and opportunities they need to thrive.

October 24, 2017

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Expanding Employment Opportunities for Returning Citizens in Atlanta

Blog Post

Georgia's returning citizens — individuals who are returning to their families and the community after incarceration — are experiencing a smoother transition thanks to an organization called Georgia Justice Project, which is working to minimize the effects of a criminal record and help the formerly incarcerated regain their financial footing.

October 16, 2017

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Making the Case for Juvenile Justice Reform

Webinar

Join the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Pretrial Justice Institute for an Aug. 10, 2017, webinar on communications tools that build and maintain support for juvenile justice reform.

August 6, 2017

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