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Diversion: A Hidden Key to Combating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice

September 19, 2022

Diverting youth from court involvement should be a central focus in efforts to reduce racial disparities and improve outcomes. Read why.

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2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book

August 2, 2022

The 2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book reports on child well-being to inform policymakers, researchers and advocates. Read the Data Book.

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Developing a Theory of Change

June 29, 2022

This guide explains theory of change models, processes and products. Download to learn how to write a theory of change.

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Community-Based Workforce Engagement Supports for Youth and Young Adults Involved in the Criminal Legal System

June 22, 2022

This report explores how workforce development programs can better meet the needs of youth and young adults who have justice-system experience.

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Community-Driven Development at Pittsburgh Yards

March 21, 2022

This report explores community engagement efforts that Casey undertook in developing a 31-acre site in Atlanta. Read what Casey learned from this work.

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Six Strategies for Keeping Families Supported, Connected and Safe

February 14, 2022

This brief shares pivotal strategies for coordinating and funding community efforts to support families at risk of entering the child welfare system. Learn more about these...

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Key Funding Streams to Keep Families Supported, Connected and Safe

February 14, 2022

This brief looks at federal funding streams and the communities that use them to support families and children at risk of entering the child welfare system and foster care. Read...

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How Young Adults View Social Connectedness and Access Resources

February 14, 2022

This study provides insights into young adults’ views on their social networks and analyzes ways young people connect to financial, mentoring and other resources critical to...

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Family-Engaged Case Planning

February 7, 2022

This practice guide helps juvenile justice agencies implement family-engaged case planning in youth probation. Read it now.

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