Two Organizations Help a Young Man Move From Homeless to Career Path

…of organizations — Youth Empowered Society (YES) and JARC Baltimore — helped Ian get back on his feet ... for homeless youth in Baltimore City. The organization provides basic necessities — including food ... an incredible partner in this work. Not only are they eager to learn about the ways we support our youth ... ’s work to end youth homelessness

March 26, 2019

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Webinar to Examine Strategies for Promoting Equity With the Family First Act

…, to explore how child welfare leaders can use the Family First Prevention Services Act to achieve equitable ... outcomes for children and families. During the webinar ― part of the Leading With Evidence ... are not validated for children and families of color or delivered in the context of identity and culture; and how ... at the Center for the Study of Social Policy The Leading With Evidence series focuses on how child welfare

March 26, 2019

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The Casey Foundation’s Accomplishments in 2018

…in Opportunity Passport®, a unique matched savings program from the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative ... industries. Four communities served nearly 3,800 children by employing the Foundation&rsquo ... -based solutions for improving child well-being. The KIDS COUNT® Network advocated for policies

March 22, 2019

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Lessons From New York City’s Efforts to Close Youth Prisons

…The growing number of states and counties looking to replace youth incarceration with more ... and missteps, according to a new case study funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Moving Beyond Youth ... youth justice system over the last decade, following a U.S. Justice Department investigation ... and established small local residential programs. Read about the momentum building in states to end the youth

March 16, 2019

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Call for Proposals: 2019 JDAI Juvenile Justice Reform Conference

…will explore a range of topics in the youth justice field — such as race and ethnic equity; probation ... transformation; youth, family and community engagement and partnership; and deep-end system reform &mdash ... for youth with some of the longest odds.” Individuals and organizations in youth justice or a related

March 15, 2019

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Collaborating for Successful Reentry

A Practical Guide to Support Justice-Involved Young People Returning to the Community

…This guide teaches juvenile justice and social service professionals about supporting youth who ... such as housing, health, education and employment. The end goal? A restart that enables youth to realize ... The needs that youth have during reentry. ... Model programs and how they support the needs of youth.

March 9, 2019

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Top Causes of Staff Turnover at Child Welfare Agencies — and What to Do About it

…Addressing staff turnover is one of the child welfare system’s greatest challenges. Employee ... to about 70 to 200% of an employee’s salary. Enter Five Steps to A Stronger Child Welfare Workforce ... , a report developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation that is focused on helping child welfare agencies ... ;s commitment to employees. Based on this information, Five Steps notes that child welfare leaders should aim

March 4, 2019

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Eleventh Class of Children and Family Fellows Announced

…for Evaluation and Learning First Place for Youth Oakland, California Bharti Wahi Executive Director Children ... The Annie E. Casey Foundation has selected 15 leaders for the eleventh class of its Children ... leadership program designed to give more child- and family-serving professionals the confidence ... for the 2019–2021 class work in disciplines from economic development to education to child welfare

March 1, 2019

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