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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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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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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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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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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The Impact of Parental Incarceration with Tanya Krupat

Casey’s Lisa Hamilton enlists expert Tanya Krupat to discuss the stigmas, struggles and solutions that shape the lives of kids with an incarcerated parent. Their 24-minute conversation is part of CaseyCast, a new monthly podcast devoted to bringing people together to help build a brighter future for kids, families and communities.

April 23, 2016

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Closing the School-to-Prison Pipeline in New Orleans

…up low-risk youth offenders doesn’t reduce further offenses; wastes taxpayer dollars ... . Parents and social workers created Friends and Families of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC ... Womack co-founded the group in 2000: “There wasn’t anyone helping families whose children had ... their lives.” She described one child who was arrested for stealing a Pepsi and a hot pocket &ldquo

December 11, 2014

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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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