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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Listening to Black Women and Girls

Lived Experiences of Adultification Bias

This report, funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, shares insights and recommendations garnered from focus groups with black girls and women. The topic? Adultification bias—the perception that black girls are less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers of the same age. This publication follows a 2017 report by the same researchers, called Girlhood Interrupted, that examined the quantitative ramifications of adultification bias. 

May 15, 2019

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Nebraska Receives $1 Million Grant to End Multigeneration Involvement in Foster Care

…have at least one parent who also navigated a public system in their youth. The good news? Help ... . The Nebraska Children and Families Foundation — a site with the Casey Foundation's Jim Casey ... Youth Opportunities Initiative — is slated to implement the grant over the next two years ... . As part of the grant, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation will provide diapers and formula to new

August 28, 2018

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Opening Doors for Young Parents

…This report reminds policymakers and child advocates of the barriers that young families face ... that these parents face are exacerbated by discrimination and systemic inequities, and their children stand to suffer ... to understand children's developmental stages.   ... young parent is in custody.

September 25, 2018

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Reflections on Applying Principles of Equitable Evaluation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation enlisted WestEd to conduct four evaluations over a two-year period. This document revisits WestEd’s work and the authors’ broader experiences conducting research and evaluation studies. Along the way, readers will explore three basic questions: What is equitable evaluation? How can it be applied? And: What have the authors learned about implementing equitable evaluation principles?

June 12, 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 ... , the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands — tracks the well-being of children ... to learn more about how children in your home state are faring. Arizona Children's Action Alliance ... 2019 Indiana KIDS COUNT Data Book Snapshot Illinois Voices for Illinois Children 2019 Illinois KIDS

May 10, 2019

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Casey Selects 15 Sites to Train Juvenile Justice Frontline Staff

…professional development opportunity for frontline staff working with youth involved in the juvenile justice ... system and their families. RJJ helps frontline staff better support, divert and redirect youth ... to appropriate and fair justice options. The curriculum includes the fundamentals of positive youth development ... deepening approaches and practices that reflect what we know about positive youth development,” says

April 9, 2019

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Juvenile Justice Network Seeks Advocates of Color for Youth Justice Leadership Institute

…the country to participate in the Youth Justice Leadership Institute, a yearlong leadership development ... curriculum focused on youth justice reform. NJJN — a Casey grantee — is accepting applications ... and support groups and complete an advocacy project to apply their skills in practical ways on behalf of youth ... ’s executive director. “We developed the Youth Justice Leadership Institute to elevate

April 6, 2019

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