Building Assets, Strengthening Families in Baltimore

Report

This report provides an overview of the key components of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s financial stability activities for low-income families in Baltimore and, increasingly, the state of Maryland. It is a case study of how this multipronged strategy has been developed and implemented in Baltimore and offers insights for others doing this important work in their communities.

November 1, 2011

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The Road to Better Results

Targeting Capacity Building and Philanthropic Partnerships

Report

Actually showing that poor families are better off because of the work you do is not easy.  Readers will find a Casey case history that shows how Results-Based Accountability (RBA) does it along with RBA definitions, timelines, leadership spotlights, lessons learned, practical tips and proven advice for creating a results-driven culture. 

January 1, 2012

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Changing Systems is Like Moving a Mountain

...And Other Insights from Successful Workforce Leaders

Report

This report offers insights and observations from successful leaders who have worked on system change, in answer to the philanthropic community’s need for more discussion and analysis of the traits, talents and tactics that make good leaders, especially in workforce development.

January 1, 2010

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Facing Our Future

Children in the Aftermath of Immigration Enforcement

Report

This report examines the consequences of parental arrest, detention, and deportation on 190 children in 85 families in six locations across the country. 

January 1, 2010

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Mentoring Former Prisoners

A Guide for Reentry Programs

Practice Guide

This manual outlines the process for establishing, implementing and sustaining a workable mentoring program that supports former prisoner to community reentry services.  

January 1, 2009

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A Cost-Saving Approach

Detention Reform Brief 1

Brief

The Casey Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) describes how communities in its program have reduced wasteful spending on unnecessary jail time for kids.  

January 1, 2007

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Shared Prosperity, Stronger Regions

An Agenda for Rebuilding America's Older Core Cities

Report

This report explores the opportunities and challenges confronting older core cities by looking closely at five of them: Baltimore, Cleveland, Detroit, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

January 1, 2011

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African American Children in Foster Care

Additional HHS Assistance Needed to Help States Reduce the Proportion in Care

Report

This study by the GAO analyzes the major factors influencing the proportion of African American children in care and the extent to which states and localities have implemented promising strategies. The study also examines was in which federal polices may have influenced African American representation in foster care.

January 1, 2007

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The Re-Emergence of Concentrated Poverty

Metropolitan Trends in the 2000s

Report

An analysis of data on neighborhood poverty suggests that the strong economy of the late 1990s did not permanently resolve the challenge of concentrated poverty. The slower economic growth of the 2000s, followed by the worst downturn in decades, led to increases in neighborhoods of extreme poverty once again.

November 1, 2011

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