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Opportunity Passport - June 2015

June 9, 2015

This brief shows the impact of the Opportunity Passport™ financial literacy campaign on youth leaving foster care. 

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Every Kid Needs a Family

May 19, 2015

This KIDS COUNT policy report underscores a simple fact about childhood: Family matters. Yet, today in America, 57,000 children are still living in group placements.…

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Becoming Adults, Executive Summary

May 10, 2015

This report presents MDRC’s evaluation of the Transitional Living program located in Tennessee and operated by Youth Villages.

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Bringing up Baltimore

May 7, 2015

Baltimore recently launched an innovative effort to fix its disconnected and disappointing system of home visiting services. The goal? Coordinate high-impact, evidence-based strategies aimed at…

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Policy and Practice Recommendations

April 26, 2015

This report identifies 24 policy and practice recommendations for lawmakers to consider as they work to improve the lives of youth moving through and out…

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Evidence2Success Action Plan

April 20, 2015

Providence, Rhode Island, has adopted the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Evidence2Success framework, which champions the power of data and proven programs to improve the lives of…

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10 Practices Part Two

April 9, 2015

The Child Welfare Leader’s Desk Guide is designed to help busy child welfare leaders gauge their agency’s effectiveness and chart a course toward measureable improvement. Part two of the…

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A Child Welfare Leader’s Desk Guide to Building a High-Performing Agency

April 9, 2015

The child welfare leader’s desk guide is designed to help busy child welfare leaders gauge their agency’s effectiveness and chart a course toward measureable improvement. New leaders…

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Expanding Economic Opportunity

March 13, 2015

In this report the reader gets an overview of how the East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative created jobs and contracting work for low-income people of color,…

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