Hitting at the core of radical change and reform, this issue of Casey Connects proves how true transformation starts with the heart — the heart of an individual as well as the heart of a public system. National reform, local reform and personal transformation share the spotlight as three Casey agendas are dissected. A smaller story highlights awards and honors bestowed upon Casey grantees.

March 1, 2000

Casey Connects

In This Report, You’ll Learn

  1. 1

    The in’s and out’s of the Children and Family Fellowship program.

  2. 2

    How Casey’s grants payment process works.

  3. 3

    How Casey circumvented legislation to help New York City reform its child welfare system.

  4. 4

    How a panel of experts accelerated true systems reform.

  1. 5

    The impact of the Baltimore grants program.

Key Takeaway

The bottom line: When it comes to child welfare reform, we must do more to support our nation's most vulnerable families

The outlook for large numbers of kids in America is not likely to change — or, more importantly, brighten — without a major effort to bolster the success of families in at-risk neighborhoods. 

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations