Our Statement on Executive Actions on Immigration

…, prosperity and well-being. This includes 18 million children and youth who are sons and daughters ... people who are living in immigrant families. The vast majority of those 18 million children and youth ... , most of them children and youth of color, are American citizens, but at least 5 million have parents ... that is not their own. Decades of child development research have documented that children experience many detrimental

February 24, 2017

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Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative®

…significantly increases the odds that youth will be found delinquent and committed to corrections facilities ... and can seriously damage their prospects for future success. Yet many detained youth pose little ... % since launching their JDAI efforts. JDAI sites have reduced the number of youth of color in juvenile ... detention by 40 percent, despite the fact that youth of color comprise an ever-increasing share of the U.S

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Our Statement on Ending DACA

…of the millions of children who live in immigrant families, many of whom are American citizens. DACA enabled ... of being ripped from all they know — as we would want for any child — allowing them to become ... children in the United States have a bright future and are able to thrive. They deserve policies that keep ... . The young people who were eligible for DACA have become as much a part of our national fabric as every child

September 5, 2017

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Detention Reform and Girls

Challenges and Solutions

…Due to the strong link between child welfare and delinquency in girls, systems must share records ... probation units in Illinois to nurturing the mother-child bond in Texas) aimed at enhancing services

January 1, 2005

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America’s Child and Teen Mortality Rate Is Moving in Right Direction

…In 2015, there were 25 child and teen deaths for every 100,000 children living in America ... the highest (43 deaths per 100,000 children). A broad range of factors — including a child&rsquo ... % of children who passed away between the ages of 15 and 19 died because of an accident, homicide or suicide ... — with motor vehicle accidents listed as the primary cause. At the state-level, the child and teen

January 2, 2018

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Program Area

Community Change

…The communities where children live can have a significant impact on where they go and what they do ... Building supportive communities that offer children and adults a range of educational and economic ... High-quality early child care and education are key to healthy development but out of reach for too ... The success of children and their parents is intertwined. Programs promoting kids’ health

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Our Statement on Children's Access to Health Care

…Like all Americans, the Annie E. Casey Foundation believes every child deserves a bright future ... . And in our nearly 70 years of working to make that future a reality, we have learned that a child&rsquo ... as they debate the future of the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program ... . Research indisputably shows children’s health is the foundation of their physical, intellectual

March 10, 2017

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Economic Opportunity

…Poverty is a major obstacle to children reaching their full potential. Millions of low-income ... research, Casey offers recommendations to support youth in gaining a stronger foothold in the economy.

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Faith in Communities

…, and the public and private sectors could mobilize around an agenda to improve the odds for children ... children and families by harnessing the unique strengths of the faith community,” notes Carole ... , the Administration for Children and Families launched the Compassion Capital Fund, which aimed to help faith-based

July 18, 2011

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