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Study Documents the Benefits of Authentic Youth Engagement

…of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative®. But does it work ... ; and spotlights the benefits of authentic youth engagement. Read Washington State University's research ... Across the sites, researchers examined documents, interviewed and surveyed youth as well as staff ... their findings: Authentic youth engagement helps youth build both self-confidence and self-advocacy skills

November 5, 2019

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…the well-being of children and families. We often feature stories about Baltimore residents ... and organizations. Other topics may include statistics on the well-being of city children, community development ... policies and practices and initiatives to lift up youth voice and leadership. Email Address * Your

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Better Help for Systems-Involved Kids After Natural Disasters

…on children and youth,” says Carol Emig, president of Child Trends. “As recognition of the impact ... the well-being of young people — including youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice ... youth. “By providing the right kinds of planning tools, we can help children and families ... and state government plan effectively to promote the well-being of youth after natural disasters. Over

November 15, 2019

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Watch Our Webinar: Three Fiscal Elements for Using the Family First Act

…that helps child welfare leaders analyze the fiscal implications of services for children and families ... -based practices in child welfare. The 60-minute webinar, Planning for Family First Prevention ... of Leading With Evidence: Informing Practice With Research — a series that brings together child ... in the child welfare field. Suzanne Barnard, director of the Casey Foundation’s Evidence-Based

November 18, 2019

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A Focus on African Culture Yields Literacy Gains for Black Kids in the Twin Cities

…Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Network for the Development of Children of African Descent ... , Cheikh Anta Diop. The Uhuru Youth Scholars program teaches high school upperclassmen ancient African ... for Results, which identifies strategies to improve outcomes for children of color. “The Minneapolis ... youth of color and indigenous youth are generally not afforded in our society. The importance

December 3, 2019

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Juvenile Justice Resources: Webinar Recordings to Improve Practice

…and people interested in youth justice, hosts free webinars to share knowledge within the field. The one-hour ... with “shocking regularity in juvenile courts…as a means of ensuring that youth are kept behind ... bars without any finding of guilt.” The discussion explores how local practices effect youth ... International, the organization founded by webinar panelist Douglas Keillor, released the report Children

December 6, 2019

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