Casey Connects: Winter 2007

Momentum Building in the Quest for Permanent Family Connections

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

December 21, 2007

Summary

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.

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