COVID-19 exacerbated racial inequities in the child welfare system according to Bethany Christian Services. Bethany recently released What the Pandemic Taught Us: Innovative Practice Report, which analyzed data from its child welfare programs from before and during COVID-19.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has named Stephen Plank its new vice president of Research, Evaluation, Evidence and Data.
A DePaul University professor is expanding the use of Act and Adapt, a program that identifies middle schoolers in Chicago’s public school system who show signs of depression or anxiety and offers resources to help.
A monthly survey by the Annie E. Casey Foundation of youth justice agencies finds that since last May, the use of juvenile detention is down for white youth, but up for their Black and Latino peers on March 1, 2021.
In addressing the racial and ethnic wealth gap, the issue of student loan debt — and its disproportionate impact on youth of color — must be a top priority. Explore several resources that highlight the racial disparities related to student debt and that recommend potential solutions.
A new resource examines how public systems, service providers and nonprofit organizations can create educational and career pathways for young people.
Can working with public systems to integrate services and serve parents and children at the same time spark broader community change? In a new webinar, the Annie E. Casey Foundation revisits its Family-Centered Community Change effort to explore this very question.
The Atlanta Wealth Building Initiative has launched the Advancing Enterprise Prosperity: 1,000 Black Businesses in 1,000 Days Campaign, which is an effort to help 1,000 Black-owned businesses in Atlanta either hire their first employee or offer living wages to current workers.
Subscribe to our newsletter to get our data, reports and news in your inbox.