Casey Foundation and Partners Support Federal Effort to Reduce Poverty in Rural Communities

…to work together in addressing the needs of parents and their children, coordinating health, employment ... such programs to take the whole family into account so that parents and children can succeed together. About ... 1.5 million children in rural areas — which tend to be more isolated from key resources &mdash ... ; live in poverty. The rural child poverty rate consistently exceeds the rate for urban kids and has been

October 5, 2015

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Baltimore Civic Site

…nonprofits providing summer activities for children and youth in Baltimore City. ... of the children and families in our hometown and are committed to improving the outlook for many ... about education, attendance and parent involvement. Improving third-grade reading scores  ... ;citywide. Connecting low-income city residents, youth and parents to financial

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Program Area

Evidence-Based Practice

…Team Decision Making (TDM) is a promising child welfare strategy that involves children ... ;Providence Children and Youth Cabinet to implement and improve the platform before making it available ... Children’s ability to meet academic, social, emotional and physical milestones depends ... Developing and promoting evidence-based programs that support healthy youth development

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Shared Prosperity, Stronger Regions

An Agenda for Rebuilding America's Older Core Cities

This report explores the opportunities and challenges confronting older core cities by looking closely at five of them: Baltimore, Cleveland, Detroit, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

January 1, 2011

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Youth and Work

Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity

…a foothold in the workforce through neighbourhood stores and restaurants. Over the past decade, youth could ... for disconnected youth.  ... The lasting consequences of ignoring the growing number of disconnected youth. ... The current data on out-of-work youth, broken out by a variety of indicators.

March 1, 2012

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Rafael López Envisions a Better National Foster Care System

…of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which has ... America’s foster care population has swelled to 428,000 children — its largest size ... since 2008, according to the KIDS COUNT Data Center. More children in foster care means that more ... families are crossing paths with the country’s child welfare system. It’s a system that Rafael

May 30, 2017

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State Leaders Study Virginia Juvenile Justice Transformation

youth accountable and keeping communities safe by replacing its last two juvenile correction centers ... continuum of community-based programs that give youth the guidance and network of support they need to get ... and strengthening youth and family services. Virginia’s hard work is gaining traction: The Department ... -based services. Youth do better and communities stay safer when high-quality interventions are available

April 11, 2017

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Children of Incarcerated Parents, a Shared Sentence

The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities

…More than 5 million U.S. children have had a parent in jail or prison at some point in their lives ... . The incarceration of a parent can have as much impact on a child’s well-being as abuse or domestic violence ... . A Shared Sentence offers commonsense proposals to address the increased poverty and stress that children ... How children of incarcerated parents face unique challenges and stresses.

April 18, 2016

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Blog Post

Panel Plays Pioneering Role in Child Welfare Lawsuits

…Lawsuits against child welfare systems can drag on for years, and the remedies that result often ... the benefits of the lawsuit without all the drawbacks.” That idea was the New York City Special Child ... career to reform failing child welfare systems, and I am quite aware of their strengths and limitations ... of Children’s Rights, a national advocacy group. The panel’s approach “played out in a much

May 3, 2010

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