Nearly 24 million children have parents without full-time jobs, and many others earn too little to help their families flourish. We invest in finding ways to connect parents to economic opportunity so that the family can thrive.
In this report the reader gets an overview of how the East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative created jobs and contracting work for low-income people of color, women and local Baltimore businesses during a huge community redevelopment project. The report includes lessons learned about incorporating the strategies of economic inclusion into community development, which places the East Baltimore initiative’s efforts within a national context.
On September 18, 2018, the Annie E. Casey and William T. Grant foundations will be hosting a webinar aimed at helping child welfare leaders use the Hexagon Tool to better select and install evidence-based programs that will benefit children and families.
This blog post checks in with the co-founder and executive director of the Automotive Training Center, an organization that has utilized Community Investment Fund grants to help expand career opportunities for young people in Southwest Atlanta.
The Casey Foundation supported Child Trends to produce Building Evidence for Effective Programs, a video series that outlines the evidence-building process for nonprofit organizations. The series presents an easy-to-follow guide with five key steps to building evidence of effectiveness.
Parenting is hard. Parenting while involved in the juvenile justice system adds an extra layer of uncertainty, turmoil and difficulty that is often overwhelming. Yet, home-visiting programs for justice-involved mothers can have a positive and lasting impact on both new parents and their kids.