Organic Philanthropy

Small Investments, Big Results

…The goal: Improve the lives of children and families along the U.S.-Mexico border and in Native ... — if their work is making a positive difference in the lives of local children and families.

January 1, 2009

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Journey to Engagement

A First-Person Reflection on How to Engage Residents

In this report Garland Yates, Making Connections Site Team Leader in Denver, provides a firsthand account of his observations on the importance of engaging residents in community change. This report is part of “The Diarist Project” series of stories and reflections about the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Making Connections Initiative.

January 1, 2005

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Providing the Missing Link

A Model for a Neighborhood-Focused Employment Program

This report presents a model for implementing a neighborhood-focused workforce development strategy. 

March 2, 2002

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Walking the Plain Talk

Protecting Sexually Active Teens in Atlanta, New Orleans and San Diego

Plain Talk is a teen pregnancy prevention program targeting low-income communities that the Case Foundation incubated. 

June 12, 2000

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