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…the well-being of children and families. We often feature stories about Baltimore residents ... and organizations. Other topics may include statistics on the well-being of city children, community development ... policies and practices and initiatives to lift up youth voice and leadership. Email Address * Your

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Raquel Mariscal Honored with JDAI Achievement Award

…, fighting for justice, for her children and yours, knowing that the cause was bigger than any discomfort she ... ” to include all youth of color and mentoring emerging Latino leaders in the reform movement ... as a catalyst for transformative change” on behalf of equity and youth well-being. Read About the Winner

October 26, 2019

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JDAIconnect Power Users Recognized at 2019 JDAI Conference

…contributions to JDAIconnect, the online community for JDAI® practitioners and people interested in youth ... to inspire juvenile justice innovations and advance the well-being of youth, families, practitioners ... , and Jason Szanyi, deputy director of the Children’s Center for Law and Policy who presented the awards ... the knowledge and tools being shared in this space to improve outcomes for youth and families. The New Mexico

October 26, 2019

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Seeking Grant Applications for Summer Youth Programs in Baltimore

…-quality educational and recreational programs for city youth in summer 2020. The application deadline ... years. Summer programs applying for funding should: primarily serve children and young people from ... of all abilities; be at least two years old or led by organizations that have experience with youth ... -readiness opportunities for thousands of city youth. Following are members of the collaborative, which

October 25, 2019

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Better Family Life and MILPA Earn Casey’s 2019 Gloria J. Jenkins Award

…need by serving as an effective alternative to detention for youth who had violated their probation ... helps the court to identify and include everyone in a youth’s support network as part of a team ... person and their probation officer, facilitates youth-family team meetings when young people encounter ... challenges and is a support system for youth and families throughout the young person’s time

October 24, 2019

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Meet the 2019 JDAI Distinguished System Leadership Award Winners

…; Distinguished System Leadership Award from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The award honors a youth justice ... down from the bench to speak personally to youth and families. In one such instance, 12 years after ... the award on his behalf. Clinton Lacey, Director, District of Columbia Department of Youth Rehabilitation ... goal of ensuring that all youth on probation in the county are on track for graduation and future

October 24, 2019

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Two Social Justice Champions Receive Bimel Award

…in Pierce County, Washington, and Frankie Guzman, director of the California Youth Justice Initiative ... at the National Center for Youth Law, as its 2019 Natalie S. Bimel Award recipients. The Foundation recognized ... . Frankie Guzman, Director of the California Youth Justice Initiative at the National Center for Youth Law ... Guzman advocates for youth in the criminal justice system by drawing on his personal experience of being

October 24, 2019

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Understanding Adolescent Brain Development Is Key to Better Serving Young People

…To better serve youth in foster care, child welfare leaders must understand how the adolescent ... . In a Youth Today op-ed piece, Sandra Gasca-Gonzalez, vice president of the Annie E. Casey Foundation&rsquo ... . “What if every professional working with youth and young adults understood that with guidance ... report, The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth. The report discusses the changes

October 21, 2019

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Engaging Youth in Foster Care to Build a Brighter Future in Baltimore

…When Malik Jones talks with youth in foster care about his college experiences, they listen ... ’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative®, which works nationally to improve outcomes ... BCDSS for choosing him to speak to the members of the department’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB ... of being selected to speak with them. “It’s different hearing from another youth about college

October 21, 2019

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