Webinars Spotlight Juvenile Court Diversion Programs

…court system to focus probation on youth who pose significant risk for serious reoffending ... . This includes diverting youth from the formal court processing and any form of probation supervision. Diversion ... practices typically produce better outcomes for youth than formal system involvement and move youth away ... ; and assessing and healing youth who have experienced trauma. John Cookus, an assistant professor at Indiana

January 7, 2020

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Supporting Kinship Caregivers Through the Family First Prevention Services Act

…caregivers in the system — to help improve outcomes for children and youth in care. Currently, 2.7 ... in February 2018, introduced pathways to ensure that young people involved with the child welfare system ... and better supporting young people and their families. It aims to: help families whose children or teens ... First Act allows child welfare systems to use Title IV-E funds on prevention services for &ldquo

January 6, 2020

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Kathleen Enright on Philanthropy’s Role, Importance and Impact

In this episode, Annie E. Casey Foundation President and CEO Lisa Hamilton speaks with Council on Foundations President and CEO Kathleen Enright. Their conversation focuses on the philanthropy sector — including the power of the lived experience, how foundations are veering outside their longstanding lanes, and where the field still has room to grow.

December 17, 2019

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Tackling Youth Homelessness With Peer Navigators in Cleveland

…Two years ago, A Place 4 Me set out to house 100 youth in 100 days as part of its ongoing efforts ... to improve outcomes for transition-age youth in foster care. The initiative exceeded its goal and &mdash ... is the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Cleveland-based partner in its Jim Casey Youth Opportunities ... , such as the hiring of peer navigators, to tackle youth homelessness today.    You say you are ending

December 16, 2019

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Advancing Advocacy Through Youth-Adult Partnerships in Mississippi

…in changing the child welfare landscape in Mississippi. How has Mississippi Youth Voice championed youth ... of Mississippi Youth Voice partnered with staff at the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services [MDCPS ... Partnerships between youth and adults are central to the work of Mississippi Youth Voice ... and practices for youth in care across the state. Members of the Jackson, Mississippi-based group advocate

December 16, 2019

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Partnering With Expectant and Parenting Youth to Strengthen Communities

…Research reveals numerous benefits of youth-adult partnerships. Through authentic youth engagement ... of perspectives, including those of expectant and parenting youth, who may have scheduling and day care needs ... ,” says Tammi Fleming, senior associate with the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth ... Opportunities Initiative®. “Expectant and parenting youth have important experiences to bring

December 16, 2019

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Webinar Series Reimagines Diversion From Juvenile Court

…deeper system involvement for all young people, especially youth of color. Studies consistently find ... that youth of color are diverted from juvenile court far less frequently than their white peers for similar ... and any form of probation supervision — to utilize probation for youth at significant risk ... . Ellis, executive director of Centinela Youth Services in Hawthorne, California Bernard Williams, deputy

December 9, 2019

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From the Field: Four Ways to Transform Juvenile Justice Now

…of juvenile justice practice — youth partnership, credible messengers, restorative justice and healing ... youth trauma. The talks inspire practitioners to think differently about what’s possible within ... at Casey’s 2019 JDAI® Inter-Site Conference. Jarrell E. Daniels on Youth Partnership Jarrell E ... . Daniels is a member of the Foundation’s Juvenile Justice Strategy Group Youth Advisory Council

December 9, 2019

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Transforming Justice

Bringing Pennsylvania’s Young People Safely Home from Juvenile Justice Placements

…The case against youth justice placements. ... Pennsylvania

December 9, 2019

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