Work, Education and Income

…-supporting income. About one-third of children live in families where no parent has full-time, year-round ... for advancement. Too many adults and youth lack the skills or training they need to get jobs that pay a family ... . Family income, assets and educational attainment have a direct impact on child development. During ... that lead to stable careers for adults and youth throughout the country: Expanding access

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More Children Living in Single-Parent Families

…, the District of Columbia and the 50 largest cities: Children in single-parent families Child population ... In 2012, 35% of children (24.7 million) lived in single-parent families. While there was little ... has increased by 13% (4 million children) since 2000. Kids living in single-parent families are four ... Single-parent families with related children that are below poverty Married-couple families with related

October 7, 2013

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Overview: The JDAI Story

Building a Better Juvenile Detention System

…to better serve America’s troubled youth. Read their stories, struggles and successes, and find out ... The main goal of JDAI was deceptively simple, yet incredibly difficult to realize: Identify youth ... ; this move gave officials an option for temporarily housing youth who didn’t qualify for detention ... In city after city around the country, children picked up for minor infractions of the rules were

January 1, 1999

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Casey in Seattle

Creating Successful Futures for Children and Families

…efforts to improve conditions for families and children living in tough neighborhoods. 

January 1, 2007

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Funding to Coordinate Adult and Child Services

…the strategies several organizations are using to address parent and child needs at the same time, as well ... funding is designed for discrete purposes, geared toward either adults or children. Watch the webinar ... parents and children with the tools and skills they need to succeed. Panelists: Rosa Maria Casta

March 18, 2017

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Program Area

Civic Sites

Children experience the stresses of poverty alongside their parents, with long-term consequences ... Children and families in high-poverty areas frequently lack access to the education and health ... services that are essential to healthy child development. ... Family stability and parent engagement are key for healthy development and school readiness.

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By the Numbers

the role of data and information in detention reform

This report offers examples and tips for using data and information technology to advance juvenile detention reform efforts. It is part of a series that shares lessons from a multi-year, multi-site project conducted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Called the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), the project aimed to do just what its name suggests: Identify more effective, efficient alternatives to juvenile detention.

August 1, 1999

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Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach

…Nearly half of the nation’s families with young children struggle to make ends meet. A new ... of parents and their children simultaneously with a two-generation approach. Creating Opportunity ... and children with what they need to thrive. Find additional resources on two-generation approaches to reducing ... Low-income families with children age 8 and under face extra barriers that can affect the early

November 12, 2014

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