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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Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States

A KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot

…What it will take to continue the humane treatment of youth offenders. ... The disparities in youth confinement rates point to a system that penalizes youth of color more ... than similar white youth. ... The public is safer, youth are being treated less punitively and more humanely, and governments

February 5, 2013

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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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AdvoCasey: Fall 2001

Fostered or Forgotten?

…This issue of AdvoCasey outlines the many challenges of serving foster youth in transition. It also ... Four must-watch models for serving foster care youth in transition. ... Ideas on fixing New Jersey’s independent living services for youth exiting care. ... Q & A with the director of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative.

September 22, 2001

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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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No Place for Kids Issue Brief

The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration

…, is a failed strategy for combating youth crime. Sustainable system improvements will require the mobilization ... Compelling facts to show that youth incarceration does not rehabilitate. ... How youth incarceration facilities waste taxpayer dollars. ... Youth incarceration does not rehabilitate

December 12, 2011

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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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Plan-Do-Study-Act Charts a Course for Boosting Graduation Rates Among Youth on Probation

…year, the average number of credits earned by youth on probation increased dramatically — by 143 ... attendance, credit accrual and, ultimately, the high school graduation rates of youth on probation ... , parents relayed that they felt more involved in their child’s education. The team is now working ... ’t be complete until we reach our ultimate goal of ensuring that all youth on probation

February 11, 2019

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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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