Casey Connects: Winter 2007

Momentum Building in the Quest for Permanent Family Connections

Posted December 21, 2007
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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This issue of Casey Connects focuses on the quest to ensure that each and every young person exits foster care with a lifelong, caring connection. It’s a movement that is gaining momentum across America with Casey's support. Two smaller stories celebrate individuals and organizations that are making a positive difference in the lives of children, families and communities.

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Key Takeaway

Permanence for youth is possible, powerful and must be a national priority

Representatives from more than 40 states came together to attend the Casey Foundation’s meeting on permanence. The end result? A strong national consensus that no young person should exit foster care without a lifelong connection to a caring adult.