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The Casey Foundation shares blog posts, publications and tools related to its work to transform workforce systems and prepare low-income individuals, particularly young people and people of color, for family-supporting jobs. Sign up for the Employment and Training News,

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…and tools related to how child welfare systems, leaders and practitioners can better support children, youth ... parent recruitment and retention, youth and family engagement, the extension of foster care to age 21 ... Sign up for Child Welfare News, the Casey Foundation's newsletter delivered to your inbox ... , child protection, trauma-informed practices, system management and finances, the effective use of group

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APA Reinforces Casey’s Vision for Juvenile Probation Transformation

…surveillance-based probation system, which relies on sanctions to change youth behavior. It says an effective ... Bishop, who contributed to the article, applauds the APA’s focus on youth development. &ldquo ... change in youth,” Bishop says. “It’s exciting to see the APA, the National Council ... than sanctions to modify youth behavior; eliminating standard conditions of probation and instead

October 8, 2019

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Incorporating Racial Equity in Data Sharing in Broward County, Florida

…flow of information and generate a clearer picture of how to help children, families and communities ... .” The Children’s Services Council (CSC) of Broward County — the local funding ... authority that contracts with nonprofits to provide prevention services for the county’s children ... Together (BPET) project. The initiative is designed to equitably integrate information among the child

October 4, 2019

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Young Adults Speak: Now Free, Two Oregonians See Progress in Sentencing Reform

…Oregon recently joined other states in reconsidering decades-old policies that treat youth ... , enabling them to consider each youth as an individual who is capable of tremendous growth and change ... youth age 15 or older charged with certain crimes to be waived to adult court, given prison terms ... felony record. The two men, former members of the Foundation’s Juvenile Justice Youth Advisory

October 4, 2019

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Santa Cruz Probation Collaboration Reduces Group Home Placements for Latino Youth

…In Santa Cruz County, California, an analysis revealed that Latino youth on probation had worse ... — has seen new placements of Latino youth in group homes fall by 86% since 2015. The Santa Cruz ... in Respect, Tranquility and Hope) after data indicated that most out-of-home placements involved Latino youth ... , many of whom had mental health needs and histories of trauma. Parents of these youth were also

October 3, 2019

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