Children in Foster Care Increasingly Likely to Live in Families

News Release

The Annie E. Casey Foundation today released “Keeping Kids in Families: Trends in U.S. Foster Care Placement,” using data from child welfare systems across all 50 states and the District of Columbia over a 10-year period to look at how placements for young people in foster care have changed.

April 2, 2019

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Economist Bill Emmons: It’s a Lot Tougher To Be Young These Days

Blog Post

William "Bill" Emmons, the lead economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, talks with the Casey Foundation about household income and wealth and the roles that race, age and education play in shaping family savings, debts and assets. Emmons also explains how changes in the economy have made it harder for young adults and families to build wealth in America today.

September 25, 2018

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California Kids: Data on Growing up in the Golden State

Blog Post

California’s outsized child population plays an important role in shaping child well-being statistics for the entire country. As a result, it’s worth checking in on — and learning more about — the Golden State’s youngest residents.

July 10, 2018

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