This issue of Casey Connects spotlights the efforts of the Casey Foundation to help parents, kids and advocacy groups discuss child welfare reform and foster care remodeling in an effort to move things forward. In a smaller story, making sure results matter is a key theme of several gatherings focused on how to make a measurable difference in the lives of children and families. 

April 1, 2002

Casey Connects

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    How the Foundation can help advocates understand legislation and promote reforms.

  2. 2

    How Family to Family is helping change the tone of child placement.

  3. 3

    Why family communication is important for all involved in child welfare placements.

  4. 4

    The changes formulated through staff, family and advocacy gatherings.

Key Takeaway

The research is clear: Kids are more likely to grow into healthy adults if their fathers are involved in their lives

The INSITES section of this issue spotlights Casey-supported programs across the country that are working to empower fathers to play an active, healthy role in their children's lives. 

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations