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LGBTQ youth represent 34.1% of youth in foster care

Experiences and Well-Being of Sexual and Gender Diverse Youth in Foster Care in New York City

November 10, 2020

This report shares findings from a large-scale study of the New York City foster care system. Read to learn how many youth in care identify and how…

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Four Principles to Make Advanced Data Analytics Work for Children and Families

October 26, 2020

This brief looks at the rise of advanced data analytics and explores the challenges and opportunities it creates for agencies. Learn four principles for the…

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To Adapt Interventions to Serve Youth That Have Been Marginalized, Service Providers Can Seek Funding From Public Agencies

October 19, 2020

This brief presents research on the experiences of two neighboring jurisdictions that worked to implement an intervention called Multisystemic Therapy for Emerging Adults (MST-EA).

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Keeping Youth Out of the Deep End of the Juvenile Justice System

Keeping Youth Out of the Deep End of the Juvenile Justice System

September 8, 2020

This report presents findings from a multiyear evaluation of the Casey Foundation’s deep-end reform, an initiative designed to safely, significantly and equitably reduce out-of-home placements in 12…

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The Latinx Data Gap in the Youth Justice System

September 8, 2020

This report examines racial and ethnic data at state-level youth justice agencies. It documents inconsistent data categories and reporting practices among Hispanic and Latino youth.…

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Many states have seen significant changes in their cost to incarcerate one youth

Sticker Shock 2020

August 26, 2020

This brief analyzes the economic costs of youth confinement in the juvenile justice system nationwide. Read to learn about confinement's debilitating effects on young people’s present and…

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The Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice

August 7, 2020

Funded by the Casey Foundation, the Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice is a practice guide and resource library for the juvenile probation field.…

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Neighborhood Investment Flows Into Baltimore

August 7, 2020

This study summarizes investment trends across Baltimore from 2004 to 2016, measuring neighborhood disparities in capital flows. Download the report and read a case study…

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Expand the use of diversion from the juvenile justice system

Expand the Use of Diversion From the Juvenile Justice System

August 4, 2020

This brief presents the research case for significantly expanding the use of diversion in the juvenile justice system. Learn how arresting young people and processing…

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