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Putting Family First

March 20, 2020

This paper provides guidance for state child welfare agencies on what to consider when developing a preventive practice model that aligns with the requirements of the Family...

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The Center for Working Families Framework

January 27, 2020

This report discusses the evolution and impact of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Center for Working Families framework, which is an integrated service delivery approach...

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Infants and teens are more likely to return to foster care after returning to family

Reentry to Foster Care

January 13, 2020

This report examines the risks of children returning to foster care after discharge and seeks to help child welfare agencies identify kids who might benefit from evidence-based...

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Pennsylvania has more youth in private juvenile facilities than any other state

Transforming Justice

December 9, 2019

This report by the Juvenile Law Center, funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, provides research and recommendations to support bringing Pennsylvania’s young people safely...

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A Framework for Effectively Partnering with Young People

November 5, 2019

This guide from the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the practice of authentic youth engagement, including how it benefits young people, why it works and what it looks like in...

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In-Depth Case Studies of Authentic Youth Engagement in Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative Sites

November 5, 2019

This report examines how the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative approaches youth engagement. It draws on more than 100 survey and interview...

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Data Governance for Two-Generation Programs

October 17, 2019

This tool kit aims to help two-generation initiatives — programs that serve children and families together — harness data in their decision making, funding strategy and service...

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New Casey Foundation brief offers eight principles to transform the juvenile justice system.

Eight Principles to Transform Care for Young People in the Justice System

October 6, 2019

This issue brief identifies eight principles that every juvenile justice system should embrace to transform care for youth in custody. Click here to learn more about serving...

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Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods

September 24, 2019

This snapshot shares the latest data — for the nation and each state — on children growing up in high-poverty areas. It also singles out two important factors, geographic...

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