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.
The Casey Foundation has chosen Liberty City in Miami and South City in Memphis as the newest communities to implement Evidence2Success, a framework that combines public health and prevention science to help children and youth meet critical milestones.
The rate of young adults attending or completing college — 49% in 2016 — is on the rise. Despite this statistic trending in the right direction, deep racial and ethnic disparities persist along the pathway to a college degree.
Community colleges have a powerful role to play in helping students who are struggling to pay for school while also working to support their families. A new report, which checks in on the first two years of the Working Students Success Network, examines the impact of bundling services to better support these students and their success.