2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book

…. Racial inequities in child well-being Despite documented gains for children of all races and income ... children across the United States were faring before the coronavirus pandemic began. This year&rsquo ... on child well-being. It also identifies multi-year trends — comparing statistics from 2010 to 2018 ... their work and build a stronger future for children, families and communities. Trends prior to the pandemic

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation Releases 2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book

…, an annually published resource that tracks child well-being nationally and state by state and ranks the states ... on child well-being in a future report but is releasing the annual Data Book as usual to ensure legislators ... and other policymakers, researchers and advocates for children have the information they are customarily ... of children, families and communities throughout this challenging time and beyond.” The 2020 Data Book

June 22, 2020

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Newspaper Series Highlights Evidence2Success in Kearns, Utah

children and teens build better relationships, make healthier choices and ward off depression and negative ... the lives of local youth are inspired by the effort in Kearns and consider implementing similar evidence ... -based practices and programs for the youth and families they serve.” Identifying priorities ... rates of childhood poverty in Utah, examined data on youth outcomes and selected priorities to address

June 20, 2020

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Supporting Leaders in the Transformative Justice Movement

…for Youth (CJNY). The Annie E. Casey Foundation is partnering with CJNY to support youth of color ... membership base of young leaders working to make youth-serving systems more equitable. CJNY mobilizes young ... in prison systems across the country.  Research shows that youth and childhood trauma can lead ... recommendations for others looking to empower youth leaders: Ensure that trainings are culturally appropriate

June 20, 2020

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Tool Kit Puts Racial Equity at the Center of Data Integration

Social service agencies and schools need well-designed data integration to meet the unique needs of kids and families. But without mechanisms that advance racial equity, these infrastructures can reinforce systemic inequities for people of color.  A new tool kit  from the University of Pennsylvania’s Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy (AISP) offers a blueprint for integrating data with an intentional focus on racial equity.

June 17, 2020

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Responding to COVID-19 Through Relationships and Cultural Understanding

…-generational homes that make being isolated a challenge. An estimated 80% of children in Native communities ... the Center is responding: Keeping children and families well-nourished. Because stay-at-home orders ... Native communities, elders are the wisdom keepers, responsible for educating youth on traditional ... states, Family Spirit gives the Center an established network to reach Native children and families

June 17, 2020

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Register: Conducting a Fiscal Analysis to Implement Family First Prevention Services Act

…and guide for child welfare leaders to plan their fiscal approaches to implementing the Family First ... on how child welfare leaders, researchers and program developers can work together to leverage the use ... of evidence in the child welfare field. Panelists include: Suzanne Barnard (moderator), director ... Consulting, and Rosaline Tupou, Child Welfare Program Development Administrator from the Hawaii Department

June 16, 2020

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Answering These Questions Can Help Juvenile Justice Agencies Reduce Youth Detention

Youth Detention Survey responses. How does your jurisdiction compare to data compiled from ... jurisdictions in 33 states? Collectively the responding jurisdictions are home to 35% of the U.S. youth ... their detention population during the pandemic, what are the reasons? Are youth able to be released from ... detention? What has been the biggest obstacle to releasing youth from detention? What conversations

June 10, 2020

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Five Advocacy Organizations Receive Support to Reduce Youth Incarceration

…The National Juvenile Justice Network’s COVID-19 Youth Justice Response Fund recently awarded ... of policy reform and advocacy for the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which supports the COVID-19 Youth Justice ... , Legal Rights Center in Minnesota, the Gathering for Justice in New York and Youth Art and Self ... committee based its decision on the organizations’ policy agendas to reduce youth confinement

June 9, 2020

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