Collaborating for Successful Reentry

A Practical Guide to Support Justice-Involved Young People Returning to the Community

…This guide teaches juvenile justice and social service professionals about supporting youth who ... such as housing, health, education and employment. The end goal? A restart that enables youth to realize ... The needs that youth have during reentry. ... Model programs and how they support the needs of youth.

March 9, 2019

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Expectant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care

Systems Leaders Data Tool Kit

…Expectant and parenting youth in foster care — and their children — often have contact ... and as they transition into adulthood — and to prevent their children from becoming involved with the child welfare ... on expectant and parenting youth in foster care. The end goal? A better, brighter future for these families ... ;— including representatives from Chapin Hall, Child Trends, Connecticut Department

June 2, 2019

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What’s the Return on Investment?

Using Placement Analysis to Measure Child Welfare Costs

…Placement days are the total number of days that all children and youth in a jurisdiction live ... In this brief, child welfare leaders and agencies learn about an approach, called placement day ... analysis, that calculates the financial impact of diverting or shortening child welfare placements ... — those that are good for both children and lean agency budgets — to invest in moving forward.

August 19, 2019

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A Road Map to Quality Collective Impact Programming With Fiscal Independence

The Providence Children and Youth Cabinet Story

…This report examines how the Rhode Island’s Providence Children and Youth Cabinet (CYC) has ... An overview of the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet. ... ago. During this time frame, CYC — a coalition of organizations, systems, residents and youth ... A framework for promoting healthy child development

August 19, 2019

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In Georgia, a School District Reduces its Reliance on Juvenile Courts

…court during the 2013–14 school year — and that most of these students were children ... while reducing the number of local youth who ended up in state-run juvenile correctional facilities ... children and their families who were on the verge of crisis. Called The Front Porch, the center &mdash ... ; which accepts referrals from schools, courts, youth and families — offers assessments

July 15, 2019

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Taking Action

Positioning Low-Income Workers to Succeed in a Changing Economy

Funded by the Annie E. Casey and Joyce foundations, this report examines educational and employment disparities in the United States and highlights policies, programs and strategies designed to improve current and future work for lower-wage individuals and their families.

August 26, 2019

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A Closer Look: The Generation Work Partnership in Indianapolis

…each partnership is working to position young people — especially youth and young adults of color ... , traditional education and training models are failing to help young people — especially youth and young ... . The model also calls for connecting participants with supplementary services, like transportation and child

August 14, 2019

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