Casey Foundation Efforts to Keep Kids at Southwest Border With Families

…with states and community leaders to reduce the trauma of separation for children involved in child welfare ... they need to thrive. Simply put, children belong in families, not facilities. Families play a central role ... that kind of support can derail a child’s future and undermine well-being. We have long partnered ... of children who are the sons and daughters of immigrants or immigrants themselves, as well as their parents

June 27, 2019

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Webinar Explores Using Family First Act to Improve Outcomes for Tribal Families

…American children and families who become involved in child welfare systems. The webinar — part ... children, youth and families. Register Today What: Engaging Tribal Mothers With Tradition: Family First ... , to examine how child welfare leaders can leverage the federal Family First Prevention Services Act ... Experts from Casey Family Programs The Leading With Evidence series explores how child welfare leaders

June 27, 2019

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Leadership Development Video: The Results Count Path to Equity

…and what it takes to achieve equitable results for children, youth and families. Learn more about ... in the social and public sectors accelerate measurable and equitable improvements in outcomes for children ... outcomes stems from the mission of the Foundation, which is to ensure a bright future for all children ... , not just looking for better results across the board or in the aggregate but ensuring that children

June 26, 2019

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A Spotlight on Sector Strategies: Connecting Youth With Work

…, child care and transportation — can seem impossible. Fortunately, sector-based workforce ... specialists to support LEAP participants and other JAG youth. To date, nearly 100 JAG youth have gained ... ; joined forces to help introduce youth to work in high-growth sectors. To date, 37 young people have ... STRIVE New York — offer LEAP youth skill-building and credentialing opportunities in a range

June 24, 2019

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Casey Endorses Extending Foster Care to Age 21 in Youth Today Op-Ed

…. This is the case that Leslie Gross, director of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities ... Initiative®, makes in a new Youth Today op-ed. “Young people in extended foster care are more ... can help these youth while also erasing billions of dollars in unnecessary costs. Read more ... on the economic benefits of supporting youth in foster care as they transition to adulthood

June 24, 2019

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Team Decision Making Headed to the National Council on Crime and Delinquency

…In January 2020, Team Decision Making (TDM) — a collaborative approach to child-safety ... home: The National Council on Crime & Delinquency’s Children’s Research Center (CRC ... continue to grow the practice,” says Tracey Feild, director of the Foundation’s Child Welfare ... Strategy Group. TDM supports effective decision making when kids come to the attention of child welfare

June 24, 2019

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Two-Minute Reviews: Videos Recap 2019 Data Book Findings

…videos that break down key data-driven topics: how the child population has changed since 1990 and how ... states compare in areas of child well-being. Watch it now: How has the U.S. child population changed ... since 1990? This video tells how America’s child population has grown — and grown more ... reminds leaders and communities to invest in policies that expand access to child tax credits and health

June 17, 2019

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Auxiliary Materials

…] Table 1.13 - Percentage of children in single-parent families, 2010 and 2017 [excel] Table 1.14 ... breakouts and more. Table 1 - Significance testing Table 1.1 - Percentage of children in poverty, 2010 ... and 2017 [excel] Table 1.2 - Percentage of children whose parents lack secure employment, 2010 and 2017 ... [excel] Table 1.3 - Percentage of children living in households with a high housing cost burden, 2010

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2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book

…by exploring how America’s child population — and the American childhood experience — has ... changed since 1990. And there’s some good news to share: Of the 16 areas of child well-being ... and delaying parenthood. And access to children’s health insurance has increased compared to just seven ... child well-being, followed by Massachusetts and Iowa. Mississippi, Louisiana and New Mexico sit

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