Using Data to Drive Policy and Practice Decisions
This Annie E. Casey Foundation brief, which utilizes the most comprehensive data set ever collected across all 50 states, fills in key details about the lives of young people who have experienced foster care.
Learn the basics of extended foster care, what it involves and how it yields benefits for both young people and society at large.
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Lessons From Atlanta and Milwaukee
Casey’s community safety investments are built on the belief that gun violence is a public health epidemic that must be addressed with preventive measures developed with input from communities.
This snapshot shares the latest data — for the nation and each state — on children growing up in high-poverty areas. It also singles out two important factors, geographic location and race and ethnicity, that shape a child’s risk of living in concentrated poverty. Click here to learn more about children living in concentrated poverty.
This report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores racial and ethnic disparities among children using data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Why are black girls treated more harshly by schools and the juvenile justice system than white girls? A new study from the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality says the “adultification” of black girls is at fault.
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