Journey to Engagement

A First-Person Reflection on How to Engage Residents

In this report Garland Yates, Making Connections Site Team Leader in Denver, provides a firsthand account of his observations on the importance of engaging residents in community change. This report is part of “The Diarist Project” series of stories and reflections about the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Making Connections Initiative.

January 1, 2005

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Consider the Alternatives

planning and implementing detention alternatives

…, what to do with youth facing adult trials, and how to handle juveniles who test (and retest) the system

May 1, 1999

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Katrina's Window

Confronting Concentrated Poverty Across America

…—especially children—a true chance at social and economic mobility.

October 30, 2005

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Building Family Economic Success: Financial Services

This two-page fact shares ideas on helping low-income, working families avoid financial pitfalls while building brighter futures (assets and savings included!). It is one installment in a 10-part series that shares how the Foundation is helping to economically empower families across the country.          

August 1, 2005

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