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. 

December 20, 2008

Casey Connects

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    What the term responsible redevelopment means.

  2. 2

    How Casey is promoting responsible redevelopment in East Baltimore.

  3. 3

    An introduction to the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative helpline.

  4. 4

    A spotlight on the Foundation’s Atlanta-based Center for Working Families.

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.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations