Casey Connects: Summer 2005

KIDS COUNT Message Highlights Barriers to Employment

…This issue of Casey Connects shares key findings on children and poverty from the 16th annual KIDS ... . The newsletter also highlights Casey’s first-ever Border KIDS COUNT report, which looks at child well-being ... Statistics on children living in poverty. ... million children living along the U.S.-Mexico border.

June 21, 2005

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Making Public Systems Work Better for Immigrant Families

…A quarter of the nation’s children live with an immigrant parent. A new report from ... comprehensive research and data on what happens when these children interact with child welfare and juvenile ... for serving immigrant youth in the juvenile justice system. Read about children in immigrant families ... the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare, produced with funding from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, offers

April 27, 2018

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Plan-Do-Study-Act Charts a Course for Boosting Graduation Rates Among Youth on Probation

…year, the average number of credits earned by youth on probation increased dramatically — by 143 ... attendance, credit accrual and, ultimately, the high school graduation rates of youth on probation ... , parents relayed that they felt more involved in their child’s education. The team is now working ... ’t be complete until we reach our ultimate goal of ensuring that all youth on probation

February 11, 2019

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Town Halls in Georgia Show the Needs of Youth in Foster Care

…Since 2016, Multi-Agency Alliance for Children (MAAC) in Georgia — one of the Annie E. Casey ... Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative® sites — has partnered ... with the Division of Family and Children Services, the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, community ... organizations and agencies to facilitate youth town halls with local youth who are or have been in foster care

April 18, 2019

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Leading With Race to Reimagine Youth Justice

JDAI’s Deep-End Initiative

…juvenile justice jurisdictions safely and significantly reduce youth confinement — especially ... for young people of color. In America today, youth of color are consistently overrepresented in courtrooms ... and detention centers, youth prisons and other residential institutions. This disparity is most extreme ... for youth in court-ordered institutions — often called the “deep end” of the system &mdash

April 27, 2020

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2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book

…. Racial inequities in child well-being Despite documented gains for children of all races and income ... children across the United States were faring before the coronavirus pandemic began. This year&rsquo ... on child well-being. It also identifies multi-year trends — comparing statistics from 2010 to 2018 ... their work and build a stronger future for children, families and communities. Trends prior to the pandemic

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New Tool Kit Helps Child Welfare Leaders Utilize Data to Support Expectant and Parenting Youth

…Being a parent is hard at any age, but it can be even harder for younger moms and dads. And harder ... leaders — ranging from child welfare to education to juvenile justice — need reliable data ... Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative: “Data on expectant and parenting youth ... in foster care and their children are often not collected or analyzed in a systematic way.” To help

June 2, 2019

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Six Lessons Learned From Successful Campaigns to Close Youth Prisons

…States across the country have successfully campaigned to close youth prisons and design better ... on track. A report by the Youth First Initiative, which receives support from the Annie E. Casey ... and advocates as well as incarcerated youth and their families to share critical lessons learned. The six ... to close youth prisons are generally multiyear efforts that experience inevitable setbacks. Recognizing

March 27, 2017

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