Resource Roundup: Juvenile Justice Publications

…and more equitable youth justice system. Listening to Black Women and Girls By the Georgetown Law Center ... and treatment programs — contribute to the over-representation of youth of color in the juvenile justice ... landscape. Moving Beyond Youth Prisons By the Columbia University Justice Lab; and Implementation of New ... York’s Close to Home Initiative By the Center for Children’s Law and Policy

September 13, 2019

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Casey Endorses Extending Foster Care to Age 21 in Youth Today Op-Ed

…. This is the case that Leslie Gross, director of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities ... Initiative®, makes in a new Youth Today op-ed. “Young people in extended foster care are more ... can help these youth while also erasing billions of dollars in unnecessary costs. Read more ... on the economic benefits of supporting youth in foster care as they transition to adulthood

June 24, 2019

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Mentors Build Meaningful Connections With Youth in Washington, D.C.

…on T-shirts and written materials for the Washington, D.C., Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS ... the department’s Credible Messenger Initiative. The program pairs every youth under its supervision ... — have lived through similar experiences and understand the support and services that youth ... are to promote youth well-being and community safety, building community connections is essential.” Since

July 15, 2019

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A Casey Q&A: Improving Foster Parent Recruitment in the Cherokee Nation

…A recent Annie E. Casey Foundation publication, Recruiting Foster Parents and Strengthening Child ... Welfare in Oklahoma, spotlights the inspiring turnaround of Oklahoma’s struggling child welfare ... system. It’s a transformation that includes system reforms to benefit native children &mdash ... with Casey to improve its foster parent recruitment and retention efforts.  Charboneau has served

September 3, 2019

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Evaluating LEAP’s Early Years

…; Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) and JFF’s Back on Track — to help these youth ... ’ early implementation of these models, including ways they’ve recruited and retained youth ... and skills,” says Patrice Cromwell, Casey’s director of youth economic opportunity. &ldquo ... nearly 2,800 young people during their first three years. Among that group, more than 80% are youth

September 13, 2019

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National Academies: Adolescent Science Should Transform Systems

…Are youth-serving institutions designed to support adolescents for success as adults ... education to child welfare are ill-equipped to provide what teenagers and young adults need. The report ... , The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth, was supported by the Annie E. Casey ... a child is transforming into an adult,” said Sandra Gasca-Gonzalez, Casey’s vice president

August 2, 2019

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Southern Lawmakers Learn What Works in Juvenile Justice Reform

…(WREP), which helps local youth connect to work and avoid confinement; and efforts to transform ... . These initiatives have helped improve outcomes for youth on probation by leveraging knowledge of adolescent behavior ... to meet with young people during a tour of Greenbriar Children’s Center, a WREP implementation site

August 6, 2019

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Children Harmed by Unannounced Raids; No Notice to Systems That Help Kids Left Behind

…cities in Mississippi this week. In some instances, children returned from school with no one to care ... for them or were not picked up from child care centers. Mississippi Child Protective Services said ... of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a national philanthropy focused on children’s well-being. “We ... must put the well-being of children at the center of policies and actions in this country. Our children

August 9, 2019

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