A New Way to Log On to JDAIconnect

…JDAIconnect, the online community for JDAI® practitioners and everyone who cares about youth ... on numerous aspects of juvenile justice reform, including transforming juvenile probation and reducing youth ... incarceration. Access training on demand on subjects such as supporting LGBTQI youth in the juvenile justice

June 9, 2020

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Our Statement on George Floyd’s Death, Nationwide Protests and the Work Ahead

…. This discrimination and bias have robbed countless black men, women and children of their hopes, dreams, health ... and very lives. Tearing down these and other obstacles that stand in the way of America’s children ... and youth of color is central to the mission of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. We cannot create the brighter ... future we envision for all children if we do not ensure every young person — black, brown and any

June 5, 2020

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COVID-19 Juvenile Justice Survey: Youth Detention Admissions Fell by More Than Half in Two Months

…in the youth detention population and a small but noteworthy narrowing of racial disparities, are reflected ... ;It is understandable and laudable that jurisdictions have focused so much of their energy on keeping youth out ... . “The next frontiers are getting youth out of detention more quickly and understanding and tackling ... respondents: Youth detention admissions fell 52% in March and April. Driven mostly by the admissions drop

June 3, 2020

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Survey: 52% Drop in Admissions to Youth Detention in Two Months Matches Reduction Over 13 Years

…;It is understandable and laudable that jurisdictions have focused so much of their energy on keeping youth out ... . “The next frontiers are getting youth out of detention more quickly and understanding and tackling ... American youth than for white youth, based on a subset of jurisdictions that responded with information ... disaggregated by race and ethnicity. While the population reductions for African American youth were only

June 3, 2020

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Aiding Youth-Serving Organizations in Pursuing Racial Equity

…people of color have a new resource on hand, courtesy of the research nonprofit Child Trends. The paper ... . For organizations already applying positive youth development strategies, it recommends adding a racial equity lens ... and educational institutions, employ positive youth development strategies to help young people forge meaningful ... for youth-serving organizations to pay close attention to how they are helping those most in need,&rdquo

May 26, 2020

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Evaluating the Children and Family Fellowship

…A recently released evaluation of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Children and Family ... their organizations worked on behalf of children in low-income communities. Applying tools and skills from ... challenges and using action commitments to encourage progress. “The goal of the Children and Family ... on behalf of children and families,” says Barbara Squires, the Foundation’s director

May 19, 2020

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Making Results Count

Influencing Organizations to Achieve Population Results Through the Casey Children and Family Fellowship

…This report shares results from an evaluation of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Children ... sector executives transform the way their organizations work on behalf of children in low-income ... for children and families. The evaluation’s results are encouraging and show how capable leaders can ... An overview of Casey’s Children and Family Fellowship Program.

May 19, 2020

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10 Ways Juvenile Probation Can Meet the Coronavirus Challenge

…adapt practices matters. Probation powerfully affects the lives of court-involved youth and can ... ;s families and communities as partners to provide the kinds of support that youth on probation need now ... for modernizing juvenile probation. 1. Maximize diversion from juvenile court Divert youth from the court system ... safety. For youth whose cases were initiated just before and during this pandemic, courts should consider

May 13, 2020

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