Webinar Promotes Healing for Youth in the Justice System

…A new webinar explores how mental health and juvenile justice systems serve youth who need help ... for Youth of Color in Conflict with the Law, a report issued in 2019 by an alliance of mental health ... will learn about: youth behavior viewed from a social ecological perspective, which considers the trauma ... a young person, his family and his community have experienced and how racial discrimination against youth

February 10, 2020

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JDAI’s Expanded Focus Sees Results in Transforming Juvenile Probation

…A journal article recently published in Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice reported promising ... . The deep-end initiative focuses specifically on reducing placement of youth of color — who ... are disproportionately represented in youth prisons and other facilities — and on aligning probation practices ... with research on youth development. The results are part of a soon-to-be-published evaluation of the deep-end

February 10, 2020

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On a Montana Reservation, Strengthening Tribal Identity to Prevent Youth Suicide

…For children and families of historically underrepresented communities, evidence-based programs ... Foundation, the project is applying an innovative culturally oriented approach to curtail youth substance ... and other harmful outcomes in their children. The program serves Assiniboine and Sioux parents ... and caregivers on the Fort Peck Reservation and their 3- to 5-year-old children enrolled in Head Start. &ldquo

February 10, 2020

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External Forces Affect Efforts to Serve Parents and Children Together

…) economic stability, 2) parent engagement and leadership and 3) early child care and education. Navigating ... ; What is FCCC? Two-generation approaches aim to provide coordinated resources for children ... of affordable housing, employment uncertainty, inadequate transportation, enduring deficits in child care ... . Columbus worked with local partners to improve early care and education for young children. San Antonio

February 6, 2020

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Leadership Approach Contributes to Juvenile Justice Gains

youth well-being, such as the number of children enrolled in school or employed a year after ... to improve outcomes for children, families and communities. According to local justice leaders, an unwavering ... ; says Jim Czarniak, now deputy commissioner of child welfare for the Onondaga County Department ... of Children and Family Services. “Most importantly, we want kids to thrive in their homes, schools

February 5, 2020

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Arthur Brooks on Pursuing Happiness, Depolarizing Politics and Realizing Promise in the Periphery

In this episode of CaseyCast, the Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton chats with economist Arthur Brooks about what kids, families and communities need to flourish.  Their conversation covers — among other topics — the benefits of engaging marginalized populations, the need to rethink the proverbial pursuit of happiness, and the merits of detoxing from national politics.

January 28, 2020

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The Center for Working Families Framework

A comprehensive approach to economic opportunity

This report discusses the evolution and impact of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Center for Working Families framework, which is an integrated service delivery approach designed to help low-income families achieve financial security.

January 26, 2020

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Bundling Services to Boost the Financial Security of Low-Income Families

A new report delves into the evolution and efficacy of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Center for Working Families framework. The approach, introduced by Casey in 2004, aimed to help low-income families to achieve greater financial security by intentionally integrating three core services areas: 1) workforce development and employment services; 2) income and work supports; and 3) financial literacy education and coaching.

January 26, 2020

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