How Many Kids in the United States Are Living in Poverty?

child poverty the most? Child poverty rates vary by race and ethnicity, with children of color facing ... to legislators, public officials and child advocates to advance policies that benefit children. ... In America today, 18% of all kids — nearly 13 million children total — are living ... and 2012, and returned to 18% in 2017 and 2018. Where is child poverty most common in the United States

January 21, 2020

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Register for Webinar Featuring Prosecutors Pursuing Juvenile Justice Reform

…, fairness, equity and efficiency. “There is a wave of new prosecutors redefining their role in youth ... justice,” says Mark Soler, the executive director of the Center for Children’s Law and Policy ... , Center for Children’s Law and Policy Panelists: John Jordan, juvenile division chief, Harris ... community for JDAI practitioners and people interested in youth justice. Members of JDAIconnect will have

January 13, 2020

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Infants and Teens More Likely to Experience Foster Care Reentry

Children who have exited foster care are more likely to return to care if they are infants ... to a new study conducted by the Center for State Child Welfare Data and funded by the Annie E. Casey ... Foundation. Download Reentry to Foster Care In addition to assessing a child’s risk of returning ... to foster care after discharge, the study — Reentry to Foster Care — explores how child welfare

January 12, 2020

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Reentry to Foster Care

Identifying Candidates Under The Family First Act

…This report examines the risks of children returning to foster care after discharge and seeks ... to help child welfare agencies identify kids who might benefit from evidence-based interventions available ... of more than 600,000 children in 20 states and covers a seven-year time frame —from 2003 to 2010 ... . It includes all children who exited their first stay in care before age 18 and were either reunited or placed

January 12, 2020

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Supporting Youth in Trouble With the Law in Their Communities

…; where leaders from government and youth-serving local groups share a vision of connecting young people ... to young people with justice-system involvement. Using Positive Youth Development in Pierce County ... officer cared a lot about me and wanted something great for me.” Getting to Zero Youth Detention ... in King County The No New Youth Jail movement in King County, active since 2012, planted the seed

January 8, 2020

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