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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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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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 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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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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New Infographic Offers a Glimpse at Casey’s 2017 Accomplishments

…to 828 policy wins for children on issues such as child welfare, education and health care. These policy ... children transition from foster care, reduce reliance on juvenile detention, assist parents in becoming ... for scale. For example: The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative’s Opportunity Passport ... changes resulted in more than $45 billion in new state funding for children and families. Download

March 23, 2018

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Program Area

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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Thirty-five Largest U.S. Cities Saw Increase in Child Poverty Rate Between 2005 and 2013

…in their child poverty rate between 2005 and 2013 are: City Increase in Percentage of Children ... in their child poverty rate between 2005 and 2013 were: City Decrease in Percentage of Children ... The 2013 American Community Survey (ACS) data show the first decline in the national child poverty ... and 2013, the child poverty rate in the majority of America’s largest cities has not yet returned

September 22, 2014

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