The Consequences of Poverty for Children and the Nation

Blog Post

Extended exposure to economic hardship can harm children’s development and have long-term negative consequences for individuals and families, but it also puts tremendous financial strain on all levels of government and weakens our nation’s competitiveness in the global economy. Providing all children with the opportunity to reach their full potential would strengthen the next generation and our country’s economic future.

March 11, 2014

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Reports on America

Children in Immigrant Families Chart New Path

Report

The vast majority of the 16 million children in America's immigrant families are U.S. citizens who were born in the United States to foreign-born parents. The well-being of children in immigrant families varies based on their parents' country of origin, education, and the circumstances of their migration to the United States.

February 1, 2009

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Big Ideas for Job Creation

A Policy Brief Highlighting Job Creating Initiatives

Policy Report

This report summarizes the work of Big Ideas for Job Creation, a project of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at the University of California, Berkeley, which tapped into the innovative thinking of leading experts across the nation to develop job creation proposals.

November 1, 2011

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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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Corey Steel Named Deputy Probation Administrator in Nebraska

Corey Steel has been selected to fill the new position of deputy probation administrator for juvenile services for the Office of Probation Administration in Nebraska. Corey Steel served as assistant deputy administrator for juvenile services since July 2012.

September 3, 2013

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What Kinship Families Need to Help Kids Thrive

Blog Post

Kinship families need more resources to support opportunities for kids in their care. Casey offers three policy recommendations to aid the millions of families who have stepped up to care for kids.

December 6, 2013

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