Bring Youth Home

Building on Ohio’s Deincarceration Leadership

…In 1992, Ohio began investing in five deincarceration strategies to keep kids out of youth prisons ... . Over the next 23 years, Ohio cut its admissions to youth prisons by 80% — from more than 2,500 ... youth to less than 500 youth today. This report reviews strategies central to Ohio’s success ... States should ask how — not whether — to reduce youth prison populations

October 26, 2015

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Prisoner Reentry: Helping Former Prisoners Return to Communities

A Guide to Key Ideas, Effective Approaches, and TA Resources for When Prisoners Return to the Community

…and supports available for families and children of the incarcerated to help address loss of income, emotional ... How incarceration affects the families and children. ... The Kid Connection ... At least two million kids in the United States had a parent in prison or jail in 2000. 

January 10, 2005

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Family-Centered Community Change Report

Supporting Families, Strengthening Neighborhoods

…key areas: 1) economic stability; 2) parent engagement and leadership; and 3) early child care ... with children and parents. FCCC is a place-based strategy devoted to improving outcomes for children ... and resources that help both children and their families to achieve stability and succeed.

July 9, 2019

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Connecting Youth Through Multiple Pathways

…organizations are doing to prepare at-risk youth for further education, careers and life. Key findings show ... the importance of encouraging and supportive adults in youth's lives, and providing them places ... Goals for connecting vulnerable and disconnected youth. ... What’s already working to engage vulnerable and disconnected youth.

September 8, 2009

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The 2005 KIDS COUNT Data Book

…National trends in child well-being, comparing how children were faring in 2002/2003 to 2000. ... Hampshire's child poverty rate was 8% compared to 30% in Louisiana, and 23% percent of Nebraska children ... lived in families where no parent had full-time, year-round employment compared to 41% of children ... The KIDS COUNT Data Book is an annual publication that assesses child well-being

January 1, 2005

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Comparing Outcomes Reported by Young People: Data Brief #4

At Age 17 and 19 in NYTD, Cohort 1

…17 when youth were in care and age 19 when the majority had left the child welfare system to begin ... This brief presents research findings from National Youth in Transition Database surveys comparing ... youth at age 17 and at age 19. It includes key comparisons by gender and foster care status. ... All youth surveyed at age 17 were in foster care. By age 19, 64% of youth surveyed were no longer

December 10, 2014

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Transforming Juvenile Probation Executive Summary

A Vision for Getting It Right

…and long-term success for youth who pose significant risks for serious offending. Probation is the most ... , with especially poor results for youth at low risk of rearrest. ... 68% of young people held in residential custody because of technical violations were youth of color. ... Youth assessed as low-risk who are diverted reoffend 45% less than comparable youth facing formal

May 22, 2018

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Issue Briefs on Responsible Fatherhood

…In America, 24 million children — one child out of every three — live in a home ... Children are better off when their fathers are actively engaged in their lives ... for and emotionally support a child; fulfill financial obligations; and maintain a high-quality marriage (or a low ... Responsible fathers — who play key roles in child development and family economic success — help

November 23, 2010

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