A Shared Sentence

The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities

Report

…More than 5 million U.S. children have had a parent in jail or prison at some point in their lives ... . The incarceration of a parent can have as much impact on a child’s well-being as abuse or domestic violence ... Sentence offers commonsense proposals to address the increased poverty and stress that children ... How children of the incarcerated face unique challenges and stresses.

April 18, 2016

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Child Welfare

…We have been developing new solutions to supporting vulnerable children and families for more than ... 20 years. We help child welfare agencies, policymakers and advocates do their jobs better ... Developing child welfare practices that work ... Casey consultants provide intensive consulting and technical assistance to child welfare

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Juvenile Justice

…The Foundation’s juvenile justice reform agenda is designed to improve the odds that at-risk youth ... youth and relies more on proven, family-focused interventions that create opportunities for positive ... youth development. This is how we are addressing the issue: ... process — by reducing overreliance on temporary confinement for youth awaiting their court dates.

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Economic Opportunity

…Poverty is a major obstacle to children reaching their full potential. Millions of low-income ... research, Casey offers recommendations to support youth in gaining a stronger foothold in the economy.

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KIDS COUNT

…Investing in the capacity of child advocates to create sustainable change for children and families. ... of children and families, particularly the 14.1 million kids living in poverty today. State legislators ... and agency officials can connect children to quality education and health care, parents to economic ... , social, economic and physical well-being of children. With data at the local, state and national levels

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Civic Sites

Children experience the stresses of poverty alongside their parents, with long-term consequences ... Children and families in high-poverty areas frequently lack access to the education and health ... services that are essential to healthy child development. ... Family stability and parent engagement are key for healthy development and school readiness.

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Community Change

…The communities where children live can have a significant impact on where they go and what they do ... Building supportive communities that offer children and adults a range of educational and economic ... High-quality early child care and education are key to healthy development but out of reach for too ... The success of children and their parents is intertwined. Programs promoting kids’ health

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Evidence-Based Practice

…Team Decision Making (TDM) is a promising child welfare strategy that involves children ... ;Providence Children and Youth Cabinet to implement and improve the platform before making it available ... Children’s ability to meet academic, social, emotional and physical milestones depends ... Developing and promoting evidence-based programs that support healthy youth development

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2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

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…Advocates for Children and Youth 8 Market Place Suite 500 Baltimore, MD 21202 410.547.9200 ext ... Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth Andrew Jackson Building, 9th Floor 502 Deaderick Street ... , improve child and family health, stabilize families and put children on a path to success. ... that help U.S. children become healthier, more likely to complete high school and better positioned

June 13, 2017

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Equity and Inclusion

…with tools and resources to advance equitable opportunities for all children, families and communities ... The issues affecting children and families are complex, and resoures are limited. To help ... of well-being for children throughout the United States. ... for children and families, we develop the capacity of Foundation staff to reflect on race and ethnicity

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