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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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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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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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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Subscribe to the Casey Foundation in Baltimore

…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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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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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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