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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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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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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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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Program Area

Juvenile Justice

…The Foundation’s juvenile justice reform agenda is designed to improve the odds that at-risk youth ... youth and relies more on proven, family-focused interventions that create opportunities for positive ... youth development. This is how we are addressing the issue: ... process — by reducing overreliance on temporary confinement for youth awaiting their court dates.

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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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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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