This issue of Casey Connects tells how the Foundation is ramping up efforts to help low-income families succeed. Smaller stories include a note of recognition page, a conference spotlight and a look at how one county in Oregon is making fairer detention decisions in the wake of Casey-led juvenile justice reforms.   

December 22, 2002

Casey Connects

In This Report, You’ll Learn

  1. 1

    Frontline efforts to help families claim tax credits and build savings.

  2. 2

    Spotlights on four Casey-celebrated movers and shakers.

  3. 3

    Updates on the model sites in Casey’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative.

  4. 4

    How one mother went from living in a Chicago housing project to buying her first home.

Key Takeaway

The bottom line? Families need a secure financial base for their children to thrive

Casey is championing a coordinated, results-oriented and sustainable strategy for helping low-income families build brighter futures. The game plan is simple: Help people find good jobs and make the most of their money so that they can support their children and set them on a path to success.   

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