Program Area

Child Welfare

…We have been developing new solutions to supporting vulnerable children and families for more than ... 20 years. We help child welfare agencies, policymakers and advocates do their jobs better ... Developing child welfare practices that work ... Casey consultants provide intensive consulting and technical assistance to child welfare

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Arianne Weldon to Manage the Georgia Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

…;s children are proficient readers by the time they begin fourth grade, the Georgia campaign seeks to raise ... to ensure children are on track through their early years and grades, in addition to developing a report ... to the campaign's success. She most recently served as the Maternal and Child Health Services Title V ... Connection Partnership, seeking to improve results for children and families statewide. She holds a Master

February 25, 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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Mississippi Juvenile Justice Officials Travel to Cook County for Model-Site Visit

…opportunities, successful community-based alternative programs, school relationships, and child welfare ... ;s child welfare representative, hearing how Cook County partners with a local university to obtain interns ... -work students intern with youth-services staff. The first day ended with a tour of two evening ... and the participation of parents and youth. Cook County Juvenile Probation Officer Hector Escalera also discussed how

March 14, 2012

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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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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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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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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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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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