The Human Services Workforce Initiative

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Commitment

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

November 5, 2000


This brief presents a high-level overview of Casey's efforts to address gaps in the systems that serve disadvantaged children and families. It presents the long-term commitment to systems change through its Human Services Workforce Initiative.

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Key Takeaway

Reform is possible

Nationally, billions of dollars are wasted by inefficiencies in the human services industry that fails to prepare, attract, retain, support or reward frontline workers. Casey set out to prove that change is possible. Casey's grantmaking is increasingly focused on systems reform to better meet the needs of disadvantaged children and families. It started with this initiative.

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