Profiles Showcase Latest Class of Children and Family Fellows

…; Data can both mask and illuminate entrenched disparities; All children and youth deserve to thrive ... First-generation college graduates. Survivors of childhood trauma. Children of immigrants. A new ... publication tells how the latest members of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Children and Family ... affecting youth in low-income communities. When she was age 14, Alicia Guevara Warren had a friend who has

October 3, 2019

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Webinar To Examine Three Key Fiscal Elements for Using the Family First Act

…on designing and financing services to prevent children and young people from becoming involved in the child ... on three key fiscal elements that child welfare leaders should understand to use the Family First ... Prevention Services Act to better serve children and families. Register for this webinar During the session ... with several states that helps child welfare leaders analyze the fiscal implications of prevention services

October 3, 2019

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New ABA Tools Help Engage Young People in Court Hearings, Case Planning

…on adolescent brain research to guide child welfare practitioners who interact with youth in foster care ... of youth in care in decisions that impact their lives — a welcome shift as newer lessons ... : Aligning Child Welfare Practice with Adolescent Brain Development and Brain Frames — provide judges ... for and act on the expertise of youth, says Leslie Gross, director of the Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth

October 1, 2019

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Webinar: Lessons from LEAP

youth succeed in school and at work. Treskon discussed how partners: identified and recruited young ... in San Diego County, Calif., and a youth participant who discussed the elements of LEAP most important

September 30, 2019

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Percentage of Kids in Concentrated Poverty Worsens in 10 States and Puerto Rico

…significant positive effects both for children and youth and for our country as a whole,” said Scot ... The Annie E. Casey Foundation today released “Children Living in High-Poverty, Low ... of children living in concentrated poverty. By contrast, 29 states and the District of Columbia saw decreases ... in the share of children in concentrated poverty, and 11 states experienced no change. Growing up

September 24, 2019

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Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods

…This snapshot shares the latest data — for the nation and each state — on children ... and ethnicity, that shape a child’s risk of living in concentrated poverty. The document ends by outlining ... Which child populations are most likely to live in concentrated poverty. ... How child poverty rates have changed over time in each state.

September 24, 2019

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State-Level KIDS COUNT Data Books in 2019

…Florida Florida KIDS COUNT 2019 Florida Counties Child Well-Being Index Indiana Indiana Youth Institute ... COUNT Report Kentucky Kentucky Youth Advocates 2019 County Data Book Maine Maine Children' ... , the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands — tracks the well-being of children ... in 2019 to learn more about how children in your home state are faring. Arizona Children's Action

September 20, 2019

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Evaluating LEAP’s Early Years

…; Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) and JFF’s Back on Track — to help these youth ... ’ early implementation of these models, including ways they’ve recruited and retained youth ... and skills,” says Patrice Cromwell, Casey’s director of youth economic opportunity. &ldquo ... nearly 2,800 young people during their first three years. Among that group, more than 80% are youth

September 13, 2019

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