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New Casey Twitter Chat Series: Transforming Foster Parenting

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The Casey Foundation is launching a monthly Twitter chat series to explore foster parenting and how to ensure all children and youth receive the developmentally appropriate care they need. Kim Stevens with the North American Council on Adoptable Children will kick off the series on February 14, 2016.

Posted February 6, 2017

Evidence2Success in Providence: A Report on Implementation

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A new report, Evidence2Success in Providence: Using Programs That Work, provides an overview of the model’s implementation in the two pilot neighborhoods in Providence, Rhode Island — Casey’s first Evidence2Success community.

Posted February 3, 2017

Evidence2Success in Providence


In 2012, Providence, Rhode Island, became the first site to adopt the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Evidence2Success framework. This report circles back — and offers an early look — at how the framework has unfolded and what lessons local leaders have learned along the way.

Posted February 2, 2017

New Guidelines Show How To Replace Youth Prisons With Community Services

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Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons offers a framework for juvenile justice administrators, legislators, judges, nonprofit organizations and youth advocates to dramatically reduce the practice of youth incarceration, promote public safety and restore a sense of belonging for young people in their homes and neighborhoods.

Posted January 9, 2017

Beyond Bars


This report provides a clear blueprint for closing youth prisons and replacing them with community-based juvenile justice services. Readers will learn how this new system can hold youth accountable — without resorting to incarceration — while cultivating a young person’s strengths, interests and sense of belonging. 

Posted January 7, 2017

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What We Know

Proven Programs for Youth

Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development helps communities and professionals find and fund proven programs that promote children’s health and development.

Youth Incarceration Drops

The U.S. lock-up rate for young people is rapidly declining. Check out our infographic underscoring the sea change in youth confinement that is underway.

What is Permanence?

Every child needs and deserves to grow up in a safe, loving and nurturing family – a family whose support is unconditional and will last a lifetime.

Relative Caregivers on the Rise

One in 11 U.S. kids will live in kinship care at some point before the age of 18. What can we do to support relative caregivers to ensure that their children thrive.

Detention Reform for Girls

Effectively serving girls are among the most difficult issues facing detention leaders. We offer a how-to guide to help administrators create needed reforms.

First Eight Years are Critical

This KIDS COUNT policy report makes the case for investing in an integrated and comprehensive solution to meet the developmental needs of all children through age 8,