This issue of Casey Connects spotlights four initiatives that the Annie E. Casey Foundation has invested in for the last decade: aiding the formerly incarcerated, promoting responsible fatherhood, supporting healthy relationships and tapping into the strengths of faith-based organizations. The end goal in each of these efforts is the same: Give kids in tough communities a better shot at success.

June 21, 2011

Casey Connects

In This Report, You’ll Learn

  1. 1

    An overview of the Foundation’s Healing Communities model.

  2. 2

    How local organizations have benefited from the Foundation’s support.

  3. 3

    Success stories of individuals who have utilized Casey-funded programs.

  4. 4

    Casey’s commitment to aiding ex-prisoners and their families.

Key Takeaway

To help children living in poverty, Casey has invested in their families and neighborhoods

Persistent poverty plays a critical role in isolating families from opportunity and in churning children into the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. To break this cycle, the Casey Foundation has supported community-based solutions that aim to build stronger families and neighborhoods. 

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