Making Public Systems Work Better for Immigrant Families

Blog Post

…A quarter of the nation’s children live with an immigrant parent. A new report from ... comprehensive research and data on what happens when these children interact with child welfare and juvenile ... for serving immigrant youth in the juvenile justice system. Read about children in immigrant families ... the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare, produced with funding from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, offers

April 27, 2018

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Connecting Youth Through Multiple Pathways

Presentation

…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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Transforming Juvenile Probation Executive Summary

A Vision for Getting It Right

Report

…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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The 2005 KIDS COUNT Data Book

Report

…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

Report

…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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Children in Foster Care Increasingly Likely to Live in Families

News Release

…, policymakers and child welfare leaders to use this information to create better outcomes for youth who have ... Care Placement,” using data from child welfare systems across all 50 states and the District ... . The report finds that nationwide care systems placed 86% of these children in families in 2017, compared ... remained stagnant, and there are persistent racial disparities for children of all ages in foster care

April 2, 2019

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Transforming Juvenile Probation

A Vision for Getting it Right

Report

…for youth who pose significant risks for serious offending. Nearly a half-million young people are given ... the vast overrepresentation of African-American, Latino and other youth of color in our nation&rsquo ... , it calls for reducing the size of the probation population dramatically by diverting far more youth ... probation into a more effective intervention for the much smaller population of youth who will remain

May 7, 2018

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Get Involved: Advocates for Change in Juvenile Justice

Blog Post

…juvenile justice work to include reducing youth incarceration in the system's "deep end." Because ... and advocate for better youth and family outcomes. If you would like to join the movement to improve juvenile ... : Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth CFSY is a national coalition and clearinghouse focused on fair ... and age-appropriate sentences for youth, with a focus on abolishing life without parole sentences

August 9, 2018

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