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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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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2017 Race for Results

Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children

Children. The Race for Results report described the disproportionate barriers facing children of color ... our children have a fair chance to thrive. Race for Results was our first report to measure how ... children from different racial backgrounds — African-American, American Indian, Asian and Pacific ... to generate a composite index score for children of every race in every state. The Casey Foundation made

October 24, 2017

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More Children in Foster Care Raised by Relatives in 2011

…In 2011, there were about 400,000 children in foster care. Of these, 47% were placed in nonrelative ... , the percentage of children living with state-supervised kin rose by 8%, while the use of group homes declined ... by 22%. Virginia, Kentucky and South Carolina had the lowest rates 7% of children in foster care ... of the KIDS COUNT Data Center to access data for the nation, states and the District of Columbia: Children

May 1, 2013

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One in Five Children is Food Insecure in 2010

…for cities) Children living in families where no parent has full-time, year-round employment Low-income ... In 2010, more than one in five U.S. children lived in households that were food insecure at some ... point during the year. This represents 17 million children and an increase of 3.7 million children since ... . Children living in households that were food insecure at some point during the year (not available

July 12, 2013

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Why Income Inequality Hurts Kids and Families

…and their children. The Growing Divide For three decades after World War II, low- and middle-income families saw ... the last 40 years. If anything, it has declined. Children born to families at the lower end of the income ... countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany and France. In the United States, children born to parents ... in the lowest fifth of the income scale are quite likely (42%) to end up there as adults. Similarly, children

March 11, 2014

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The Road to Success

Summary of Life-Skills Activities and Principles

…, developing goals with each child and youth to build life skills, and designing individualized strategies ... , provided child welfare services for 30 years. Casey divisions operated in the six New England states ... the years, Casey has gained experience and knowledge in helping youth acquire the life skills they need ... to lead healthy and productive lives. The hallmark of Casey's work to help foster youth address

January 1, 2006

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Results Count

…better outcomes for children and families, supporting initiatives that help children get ready for school ... to accelerate measurable and equitable improvements in outcomes for children and families in communities across ... and public systems make positive, measurable change for children and families, whether that means increasing ... the percentage of children ready to learn in kindergarten or increasing the rate of children in foster care

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