Casey Names 12 to its Juvenile Justice Youth Advisory Council

Blog Post

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has selected 12 young adults from across the country to join its Youth Advisory Council. All individuals tapped to serve on the council have personal experience with some aspect of the juvenile justice system, whether it’s probation, detention, commitment, residential placement, incarceration or aftercare.

March 31, 2017

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Forging Partnerships With Law Enforcement

Executive Summary

Practice Guide

This resource-packed playbook shares examples and advice aimed at helping Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) sites forge effective partnerships with law enforcement agencies on a number of fronts — from detention screenings to trainings on adolescent development. The goal? Reduce the use of unnecessary detention while improving public safety outcomes at the same time.

April 17, 2017

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2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book

An annual report on how children are faring in the United States

Report

The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book, the 25th edition of the annual report on child well-being, finds that children in the United States continue have made gains in the areas of health, safety and education since 1990. As a result of the recession, however, the economic well-being of children remains a concern. 

July 22, 2014

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The Road to Adulthood

Aligning Child Welfare Practice With Adolescent Brain Development

Report

With knowledge of how the adolescent brain matures, adults can do more to ensure that the road leaving foster care will take young people to self-sufficiency and successful adulthood. And this guide tells how.

July 22, 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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Casey Helps Students Get Frontline Experience Working in Juvenile Justice Policy and Advocacy

Blog Post

This summer, thanks to a program supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Florida interned with national juvenile justice policy and advocacy organizations. All five students who completed the program worked on the frontlines — and on the national stage — in the fields of juvenile justice advocacy and reform.     

September 11, 2017

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