David Muhammad on Reinventing Juvenile Probation

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In this episode of CaseyCast, Casey Foundation President and CEO Lisa Hamilton interviews juvenile probation expert David Muhammad. Their conversation explores the shortcomings of juvenile probation, the science of youth development and the supports that young people really need to thrive.

April 23, 2019

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The Future of Workforce Development? Samaschool is Thinking Gig

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Gig jobs are on the rise. It’s an evolution that Sarah Currid, managing director of Samaschool, knows well. The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton recently spoke with Currid about this work and innovative ways to help low-income workers leverage gig jobs to build a brighter, stronger future for their families.

March 26, 2019

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Training Young Women to Become Researchers — and Study Their Own Community’s Challenges

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A new episode of CaseyCast takes listeners to Adams County, Colorado — one of the fastest growing counties in the state in both population and employment. It’s a community where families face many challenges, including higher rates of child poverty, single motherhood and teen births. It’s also home to an innovative effort that is helping local women, ages 18 to 24, train and work as certified digital interviewers. 

February 21, 2019

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Departing Casey President and CEO Talks Change, Challenges and Lessons

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In a new podcast episode, the Casey Foundation's Lisa Hamilton interviews Patrick McCarthy as he retires as president and CEO about how the Foundation has changed during this career, what he’s learned along the way and why he has a lot of hope for the nation’s younger generations.

December 19, 2018

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Fixing America’s Child Welfare System? There’s an App (and Software) for That

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton interviews two leaders whose organizations are leveraging technology in the human services space. The guests — Casebook PBC President and CEO Tristan Louis and Think of Us Founder and CEO Sixto Cancel — introduce their company’s innovations and discuss how these tools can improve the child welfare system.

November 30, 2018

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There’s More Skilled Work Than Workers — and That’s a Problem

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In a new podcast episode, the Casey Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton talks with the National Skills Coalition’s Brooke DeRenzis and Rob Garcia about building and sustaining a skilled labor force build and why this work is so important for America’s children, families and future.

October 30, 2018

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Economist Bill Emmons: It’s a Lot Tougher To Be Young These Days

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William "Bill" Emmons, the lead economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, talks with the Casey Foundation about household income and wealth and the roles that race, age and education play in shaping family savings, debts and assets. Emmons also explains how changes in the economy have made it harder for young adults and families to build wealth in America today.

September 25, 2018

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Carla Javits is Focused on Jobs (Millions of Them)

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Carla Javits, recently spoke to Casey’s Lisa Hamilton about REDF’s mission and impact. Their conversation explores how the traditional workforce system fails to address serious employment barriers and how social enterprises can step in to help.

December 20, 2017

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