Candidate Characteristics and Eligibility

…The Children and Family Fellowship is for a select group of leaders who are already positioned ... in the lives of children and families, the communities in which they live, or the public systems which serve ... a measurable difference for children and families; have taken an innovative idea to scale; have demonstrated ... their ability to transform systems that serve children and families;  have led effective collaborations

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AdvoCasey: Spring 2001

Heavy Duty

…nationwide and specific state-based efforts to connect residents to health care and better child care options ... How North Carolina is working to reduce turnover among child care professionals. ... Initiatives underway in Illinois to connect low-income families to child care. ... vulnerable children and their families.

March 21, 2001

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Bringing up Baltimore

One City’s Approach to Strengthening its Most Vulnerable Families

Baltimore recently launched an innovative effort to fix its disconnected and disappointing system of home visiting services. The goal? Coordinate high-impact, evidence-based strategies aimed at helping the city’s most fragile families — and especially its youngest residents — lead healthier, successful lives.  

May 7, 2015

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Reducing Community Violence: Gary Slutkin Shares a Prescription for Change

In this episode of CaseyCast, the Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton and epidemiologist Gary Slutkin explore community violence through an uncommon lens — the world of infection prevention. 

The Annie E. Casey Foundation produces CaseyCast, a monthly podcast that aims to bring people together to help build a brighter future for kids, families and communities.

July 25, 2016

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Double Jeopardy

How Third Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Influence High School Graduation

…About 16% of children who are not reading proficiently by the end of third grade do ... Children whose families live in poverty are usually deprived of early education and are more likely ... Children Not Graduating from High School by Age 19 ... a: Third-Grade Reading Test Scores, All Children b: Children Not Graduating High School by Third

January 1, 2012

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Jobs and Race

Addressing Race and Cultural Competence in the Jobs Initiative

Launched in 1995, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jobs Initiative aimed to boost employment options for young Americans living in low-income communities in six cities. This report looks at how the initiative’s participating sites approached hiring and retention inequities related to race and ethnicity. Readers will learn the successes and challenges of their efforts to address cultural competence and what strategies the sites developed to expand opportunities for job seekers and workers of color.  

April 17, 2017

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Leading for Results

Developing Talent to Drive Change

…and relationships to lead organizations and public systems toward lasting improvements in child and family well ... How Casey’s Children and Family Fellowship program fostered the results-based leadership agenda. ... The Children and Family Fellowship has become Casey’s signature leadership development ... Maryland children entering kindergarten fully ready to learn increased from 49% to 82% as a result

January 1, 2013

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