Five Things to Know About the New Juvenile Justice Act

…found guilty by a judge of committing a delinquent act and one parent of a youth adjudicated in this way ... ; school-based offenses; pregnant youth in custody; and child abuse and neglect reports related to youth ... Act (JJDPA) set new standards for jurisdictions to treat youth in ways appropriate for their age ... , to reduce discrimination and disparate outcomes for youth of color and to provide a continuum of services

February 8, 2019

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Webinar Recording: Improving Permanency Outcomes for Older Youth

…The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative’s webinar, Improving Permanency Outcomes ... for Older Youth, highlights ways states can reduce the use of Another Planned Permanent Living ... Arrangement (APPLA) and improve permanency outcomes for older youth. The webinar is the fifth in a six-part ... and Strengthening Families Act (SFA) contains provisions to help increase the number of youth placed in permanent

August 11, 2016

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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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Casey Connects: Summer 2011

Faith, Forgiveness, Fragile Relationships, and Responsible Fatherhood

…, and 1.8 million children have a parent in prison. ... To help children living in poverty, Casey has invested in their families and neighborhoods ... Children of incarcerated parents are more likely to be exposed to parental substance abuse, extreme ... 100,000 children.

June 21, 2011

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Children’s Budget 2012

…and consistently” in an effort to expand federal funding for our nation’s children. One great place ... . Readers will encounter snapshots of federally supported programs for children and learn how much ... Budget data on federally supported programs that aid children. ... Ways that these programs serve our nation’s children.

November 8, 2012

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Federal Grant to Build on Evidence2Success in Providence

…, $1.8 million grant to the Providence Children & Youth Cabinet (CYC) for the Building Trauma ... of therapeutic, evidence-based programs, evidence-informed youth trauma programs and universal trauma-sensitive ... ;the highest rates of engagement with the child welfare system, childhood poverty, parental incarceration ... symptoms of PTSD among children and improve functioning, attendance and grades and one of the evidence

September 28, 2016

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Tarsha Jackson Receives Bimel Award for her Contributions to Detention Reform

Parent-turned-advocate Tarsha Jackson received the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Natalie ... , the coordinator of Texas Families of Incarcerated Youth, received the honor in Houston during JDAI’s 2012 ... when her 11-year-old son was incarcerated for a low-level misdemeanor. Jackson has also been a parent ... and a member of Community Justice Network for Youth. In her free time she co-chairs the Harris County, Texas

May 8, 2013

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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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Leadership Development Video: The Results Count Path to Equity

…and what it takes to achieve equitable results for children, youth and families. Learn more about ... in the social and public sectors accelerate measurable and equitable improvements in outcomes for children ... outcomes stems from the mission of the Foundation, which is to ensure a bright future for all children ... , not just looking for better results across the board or in the aggregate but ensuring that children

June 26, 2019

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