We Want to Know What They Are Saying

A Multiagency Collaborative Effort to Address Parental Language Barriers and Disproportionate Minority Contact

Report

…and therefore make the child unsuitable for release. Similarly, a parent may not understand court documents ... Parental engagement in the juvenile justice system can have a significant impact on a child' ... When Parents Do Not Understand, Youth Are More Likely To Be Deeply Involved In The Juvenile Justice ... The percentage of African American and Latino youth who are arrested, detained or incarcerated

November 1, 2009

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When Should the State Cease Parenting?

Evidence from the Midwest Study

Report

…Research suggests that foster youth approach the transition to adulthood with significant ... When children are removed from their homes due to parental abuse or neglect and placed in out ... -of-home care, the state public child welfare agency, under the supervision of the juvenile court, takes ... on the role of parent.

December 28, 2007

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Faith-Based Initiatives

Past Strategy

Faith communities play a trusted role in the social fabric of communities and are a particularly powerful resource for supporting the needs of kids and families. As part of Making Connections, investments advanced the efforts of faith-based organizations primarily focusing on prisoner reentry and children with incarcerated parents.

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Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States

A KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot

Brief

…What it will take to continue the humane treatment of youth offenders. ... The disparities in youth confinement rates point to a system that penalizes youth of color more ... than similar white youth. ... The public is safer, youth are being treated less punitively and more humanely, and governments

February 5, 2013

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More Than One in Five U.S. Kids Has Had Multiple Adverse Experiences

Blog Post

…Twenty-two percent of children in the United States — more than 15.6 million kids total ... Survey of Children’s Health. The term adverse childhood experiences refers to a number ... effects on a child’s well-being and have been linked to increased risks of obesity, alcoholism ... and depression, according to research. At the state level: Children living in the South and Southwest

February 10, 2018

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AdvoCasey: Fall 2001

Fostered or Forgotten?

Newsletter

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

Blog Post

…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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No Place for Kids Issue Brief

The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration

Brief

…, is a failed strategy for combating youth crime. Sustainable system improvements will require the mobilization ... Compelling facts to show that youth incarceration does not rehabilitate. ... How youth incarceration facilities waste taxpayer dollars. ... Youth incarceration does not rehabilitate

December 12, 2011

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Connecting the Dots

How Practitioners Engage Parents, Families and Youth Around Reproductive and Sexual Health

Report

…The primary goal of PFE-related programs is a basic one: improve parent-child communications ... This report focuses on three types of PFE programs: 1) Youth centered; 2) Joint youth and parent ... providers. It describes common Parent and Family Engagement (PFE) activities and challenges. It also ... Types of Parent and Family Engagement programs.

March 27, 2004

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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

Report

…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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