AdvoCasey: Fall 2001

Fostered or Forgotten?

…This issue of AdvoCasey outlines the many challenges of serving foster youth in transition. It also ... Four must-watch models for serving foster care youth in transition. ... Ideas on fixing New Jersey’s independent living services for youth exiting care. ... Q & A with the director of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative.

September 22, 2001

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Supporting Leaders in the Transformative Justice Movement

…for Youth (CJNY). The Annie E. Casey Foundation is partnering with CJNY to support youth of color ... membership base of young leaders working to make youth-serving systems more equitable. CJNY mobilizes young ... in prison systems across the country.  Research shows that youth and childhood trauma can lead ... recommendations for others looking to empower youth leaders: Ensure that trainings are culturally appropriate

June 20, 2020

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The Family First Act: What Juvenile Justice Advocates Need to Know

…an enormous effect on children, youth and families. Because many young people have been or will become ... that the landmark law provides to support youth involved with the justice system. Family First is the most ... significant federal child welfare legislation that’s been passed in decades, with the potential to have ... involved in both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, it’s important for justice advocates

March 24, 2020

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Webinar Highlights Prosecutor-Led Juvenile Justice Reforms

…, prosecutors must now consider the nature of the misconduct ― whether it represents normal youth behavior ... , for example. They also must consider individual factors such as age, disability, mental health and child ... to include a program for sexual assaults that occur in the home; a respite diversion option for youth ... involved in domestic violence against a parent or guardian; a marijuana diversion program that avoids

February 25, 2020

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Resources for Foster Parents

…and youth in care. National Foster Parent Association The official Facebook page of the NFPA, a nonprofit ... dedicated to aiding foster parents in achieving safety, permanence and well-being for the children and youth ... There is no master playbook for foster parenting, but the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Child ... , that underscores the importance of keeping siblings together in foster care. Supporting Your LGBTQ Youth A fact

May 1, 2018

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Nate Balis on Supporting Young People in the Juvenile Justice System

…and brown youth whose well-being has all too often been seen as a secondary or optional concern — we ... is affecting system-involved youth and what the field may look like post-pandemic. He notes that protecting ... public safety and advancing youth well-being go hand-in-hand. NCSL’s Anne Teigen opens the episode ... -based services and treatment in lieu of sending youth to state facilities. The urgency of advancing

June 30, 2020

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A Road Map for Juvenile Justice Reform

2008 KIDS COUNT Essay

…justice system in the U.S. for the benefit of youth, families and communities. Using case studies from ... states across the U.S., the report highlights strategies for success in reducing youth incarceration ... Key facts about youth crime and incarceration. ... Incarcerated Youth

December 30, 2008

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Moving Up Is A Steep Climb

Parents’ Work and Children’s Welfare in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jobs Initiative

…intersects with child well-being. Their study focused on 10 low-income families from two Jobs Initiative ... sites — Seattle and Milwaukee. The goal? Learn how workforce development impacts a parent&rsquo ... The stories of 10 families that have a parent participating in the initiative. ... Child Well-Being Improves

April 20, 2002

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Racial Disproportionality, Race Disparity, and Other Race-Related Findings in Published Works

Derived from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

…Approximately 12.5% of the children assessed for maltreatment by child welfare agencies had parents ... To examine the racial disproportionality in child welfare, this report draws on peer-reviewed ... papers and chapters from data gathered during the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being ... (NSCAW). Topics include child factors and related services, including early childhood development

January 1, 2007

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