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What We Learned From Making Connections

Casey's most ambitious long-term initiative, Making Connections, yielded important lessons about what it takes to bring about lasting results for vulnerable kids, families and communities.

Published December 27, 2013

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Faith in Communities

The Annie E. Casey Foundation seeks to help faith-based organizations, such as the Providence In-town Churches Association Food Pantry, improve and expand how they serve community members in need.

Published July 18, 2011

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Giving Former Prisoners Positive Returns

Read the story of Rodney Evans, a former addict who got his life back on track with help from Project RETURN, a support program for ex-prisoners. The Casey Foundation supports reentry work through programs, policies and practices that improve the employment prospects of former prisoners in an effort to reduce recidivism, increase public safety and improve outcomes for children and families affected by incarceration.

Published June 20, 2011

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Measuring Change While Changing Measures

This report summarizes the insights and emerging lessons from the efforts to evaluate the Foundation’s decade-long, multisite Making Connections community change initiative.  

Published January 10, 2011

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A Path Less Traveled

This report includes observations and insights from Casey Foundation senior staff who served as local site team leaders as well as local site coordinators, during the Foundation’s 10-year Making Connections community change initiative. 

Published January 2, 2009

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