New Infographic Offers a Glimpse at Casey’s 2017 Accomplishments

…to 828 policy wins for children on issues such as child welfare, education and health care. These policy ... children transition from foster care, reduce reliance on juvenile detention, assist parents in becoming ... for scale. For example: The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative’s Opportunity Passport ... changes resulted in more than $45 billion in new state funding for children and families. Download

March 23, 2018

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Resources for Foster Parents

…and youth in care. National Foster Parent Association The official Facebook page of the NFPA, a nonprofit ... dedicated to aiding foster parents in achieving safety, permanence and well-being for the children and youth ... There is no master playbook for foster parenting, but the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Child ... , that underscores the importance of keeping siblings together in foster care. Supporting Your LGBTQ Youth A fact

May 1, 2018

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Extending Foster Care Beyond 18: Getting Started

…is a product of Success Beyond 18, a national campaign by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative aimed ... Want better outcomes for youth transitioning from foster care? Build a better plan. ... There are 9 types of stakeholders to consider — everyone from state child welfare agency

August 11, 2013

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Using Local Data to Explore the Experiences and Needs of Children of Incarcerated Parents

…research on the impact of parental incarceration and the experiences of affected children. The purpose ... children. This report presents findings and lesson learned from the three sites. It begins ... of the analyses conducted and the sites’ findings on child of incarcerated parents in their jurisdictions ... The potential for using this type of data to learn about children of incarcerated parents.

May 1, 2008

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Supporting Youth in Transition to Adulthood

Lessons Learned from Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

…What youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems have in common. ... Child welfare and juvenile justice youth, regardless of their experiences or past actions, need ... This paper takes a hard look at how America’s juvenile justice and child welfare systems ... are faring—and where they are failing—in helping at-risk youth successfully transition

April 4, 2009

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Making Public Systems Work Better for Immigrant Families

…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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We Want to Know What They Are Saying

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

…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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What Are Status Offenses and Why Do They Matter?

…; are not crimes, but they are prohibited under the law because of a youth’s status as a minor. While status ... offenses are not serious offenses, they can have serious consequences for youth. What are status offenses ... placing youth with juvenile status offenses in secure detention or locked confinement. States that do hold ... of status offenders core requirement — is meant to encourage states to divert youth with status

April 6, 2019

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Lessons From New York City’s Efforts to Close Youth Prisons

…The growing number of states and counties looking to replace youth incarceration with more ... and missteps, according to a new case study funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Moving Beyond Youth ... youth justice system over the last decade, following a U.S. Justice Department investigation ... and established small local residential programs. Read about the momentum building in states to end the youth

March 16, 2019

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The Color of Justice

The Landscape of Traumatic Justice

…-representation of youth of color in the juvenile justice landscape. ... Statistics on the school to prison pipeline for youth of color. ... Rehabilitating justice-involved youth of color may require a shift in philosophy and practice ... Up to 90% of youth in conflict with the law and involved in the juvenile justice system have

May 15, 2019

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