Casey Connects: Winter 2008

Responsible Redevelopment Means Much More Than Better Buildings

Posted December 20, 2008
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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This issue of Casey Connects focuses on responsible redevelopment opportunities in East Baltimore, Atlanta, Denver and San Diego. It tells how the Annie E. Casey Foundation is investing in better buildings and, more importantly, broader opportunities and benefits for residents in distressed neighborhoods. Smaller stories introduce Casey’s online juvenile justice reform helpline plus 7 movers and shakers who are advancing the Foundation’s work. 

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Key Takeaway

Supportive communities = stronger families = brighter futures for children

Why is a foundation devoted to disadvantaged children supporting major redevelopment projects in Baltimore and beyond? Look no further than Casey’s guiding principle: Children do well when their families do well, and families do better when they live in supportive communities.