Report

The High Cost of Being Poor in Hartford

This report showcases the “high cost of being poor” reality by presenting the everyday budget struggles of low-income working families in Hartford, Connecticut.

Published June 21, 2017

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Casey and NORC Tap Three Scholars of Color for Research Awards

With funding from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, NORC at the University of Chicago has selected three researchers of color to receive $10,000 each. The winning scholars, who are all in the early stages of their career, will utilize Making Connections data sets to advance knowledge related to low-income families, their children and communities.

Published March 2, 2017

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Reentry and Barriers to Employment

This report covers the challenging terrains of incarceration, reentry and work. It draws on expert interviews, dozens of resources and two decades of strategic investments by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Readers will learn what employment barriers people commonly face after exiting prison or jail and how to help these individuals pursue — and maintain — family-supporting jobs.    

Published November 19, 2016

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Fostering Resident Voice and Influence

This report presents insights the Casey Foundation gained after more than a decade of working with residents to achieve better results during Making Connections, the Foundation’s signature community change effort of the 2000s.

Published September 1, 2016

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Five Questions with Casey: Dennis Campa Talks State-Based Advocacy

Casey’s Dennis Campa oversees two national networks of state advocacy organizations focused on improving the lives of vulnerable kids and families. In this Five Questions edition, Campa talks about the importance of state-based advocacy and how the Foundation uses national networks to help drive state policy reform.  

Published August 12, 2016

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Aligning Capital With Mission

This report shares the results of an in-depth evaluation of Casey’s Social Investment Program. Readers will learn if the program is making a difference, the opportunities and challenges that impact investors commonly face, and what lessons the Foundation has learned in navigating the mission investing field.

Published May 1, 2016

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Five Questions with Casey: Donna Stark Reflects on Two Decades of Leadership Development Work

Senior Leadership Fellow Donna Stark’s career has long focused on building a culture of results. In more than two decades at Casey, she’s steered both system reform and community change efforts and helped social sector leaders improve the odds for vulnerable kids.

In this Five Questions edition, Stark discusses Casey’s results-based framework and shares how the Foundation’s leadership development work has changed through time.

Published March 9, 2016

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