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KIDS COUNT

…’s issues, particularly poverty and its effects on lifelong outcomes.

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Research and Policy

…a strong start and lifelong families for kids, connections to school and work for young people, and asset

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Equity and Inclusion

Employing data-driven, targeted strategies, programs and resources focused on those children, families and communities who need them most.

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Civic Sites

Communities where the Foundation has hometown ties and introduces innovative strategies that integrate the best programs and promising approaches for serving children and their families.

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Child Welfare

Ensuring that children who have been abused or neglected grow up in families and get the help they need to heal, build lasting family relationships and reach their full potential.

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Economic Opportunity

Developing pathways for parents to become financially stable and support their children’s healthy development and academic success.

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Leadership Development

Developing the strongest, most diverse talent and equipping leaders to achieve better results so kids, families and communities thrive.

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Community Change

Improving the neighborhoods where kids and their families live by promoting access to good schools, affordable homes and job opportunities.

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2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

Report

The Casey Foundation's 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book warns that the 2020 census is mired in challenges that could shortchange the official census count by at least 1 million kids younger than age 5. The report also looks at trends in child well-being over a recent period that saw continued improvement in economic well-being but mixed results in the areas of health, education and family and community factors.

June 27, 2018

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Juvenile Justice

Improving the outcomes of youth who become involved in the juvenile justice system by eliminating the inappropriate use of secure confinement and out-of-home placement.

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