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HRC's Ellen Kahn Talks Better Services for LGBTQ Youth in Care

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Ellen Kahn is a national expert on LGBTQ families and the director of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Children, Youth and Families Program. Recently, Kahn spoke to Casey’s Lisa Hamilton about why LGBTQ youth are disproportionately overrepresented in foster care, what challenges these youth face, how agencies and families can step up their support.

Posted October 23, 2017

Helping Funders Build Evidence for Two-Generation Approaches

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A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation aims to help funders strengthen the evidence for two-generation approaches. It arrives amid renewed interest in initiatives designed to meet the needs of parents and their children at the same time and an increased demand for rigorous research on the core components of two-generation approaches.

Posted October 22, 2017

Jim Casey Initiative Names 13 Young Fellows

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The Casey Foundation recently named 13 new Jim Casey Young Fellows, who will be trained in leadership and advocacy skills to help inform the philanthropy’s nationwide efforts to improve outcomes for youth transitioning from foster care to adulthood.

Posted October 22, 2017

Strengthening the Foundation


A new report by the Casey Foundation highlights the ups and downs of two-generation approaches. Iinterest in initiatives designed to meet the needs of parents and their children at the same time is increasing the demand for stronger research on what makes two-generation strategies successful and how funders can better evaluate them.

Posted October 19, 2017

Eight Strategies for Funding the Implementation of Child Welfare Programs

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Child welfare leaders have an enormous responsibility to ensure critical outcomes for children and families. With so much at stake, they need programs and practices that work. That’s why the Annie E. Casey Foundation has developed a brief to help child welfare agency administrators and partners fund, implement and sustain effective evidence-based programs.

Posted October 18, 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,