Connecting the Dots

How Practitioners Engage Parents, Families and Youth Around Reproductive and Sexual Health


This report summarizes focus group feedback from 54 adolescent reproductive health service providers. It describes common Parent and Family Engagement (PFE) activities and challenges. It also identifies technical supports that providers must have to effectively serve young people and their reproductive health needs.  

March 27, 2004

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Keeping Systems Accountable and Young People Engaged


The federal Strengthening Families Act (SFA) provides new opportunities for child welfare agencies to create typical family experiences for children and youth in foster care. In this third installment of a six-part webinar series, the Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative highlights key SFA provisions that leverage the law’s enforcement mechanisms to not only improve outcomes for kids, but establish better practices from the start.

May 2, 2016

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Who Is Generation Z?

Blog Post

America’s Generation Z is still coming of age yet already breaking records, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book.

June 21, 2016

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Talking Juvenile Justice Reform

A FrameWorks Message Memo


This FrameWorks report offers specific, tested recommendations to build public understanding of juvenile justice reform. A related toolkit explains how to implement the recommendations using examples from the juvenile justice field.

June 30, 2016

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