Casey Connects: Spring 2002

Helping Advocates Weigh In On The Welfare Reform Debate

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

April 1, 2002

Summary

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. 

Table of Contents

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