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.
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.
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.
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.
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.