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Child Welfare

…Developing child welfare practices that work ... agencies work with children and teens. ... 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

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Evidence-Based Practice

…Team Decision Making (TDM) is a promising child welfare strategy that involves children ... ;Providence Children and Youth Cabinet to implement and improve the platform before making it available ... Children’s ability to meet academic, social, emotional and physical milestones depends ... Developing and promoting evidence-based programs that support healthy youth development

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Juvenile Justice

…The Foundation’s juvenile justice reform agenda is designed to improve the odds that at-risk youth ... youth and relies more on proven, family-focused interventions that create opportunities for positive ... youth development. This is how we are addressing the issue: ... process — by reducing overreliance on temporary confinement for youth awaiting their court dates.

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KIDS COUNT

…Investing in the capacity of child advocates to create sustainable change for children and families. ... of children and families, particularly the 14.1 million kids living in poverty today. State legislators ... and agency officials can connect children to quality education and health care, parents to economic ... , social, economic and physical well-being of children. With data at the local, state and national levels

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Economic Opportunity

…Poverty is a major obstacle to children reaching their full potential. Millions of low-income ... research, Casey offers recommendations to support youth in gaining a stronger foothold in the economy. ... ;individuals with the literacy, work and life skills they need to earn credentials and get to work.

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Equity and Inclusion

…with tools and resources to advance equitable opportunities for all children, families and communities ... To inform our work and guide our investments, we track the diversity of our workforce and our ... The issues affecting children and families are complex, and resoures are limited. To help ... of well-being for children throughout the United States.

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2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

Report

…Advocates for Children and Youth 8 Market Place Suite 500 Baltimore, MD 21202 410.547.9200 ext ... Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth Andrew Jackson Building, 9th Floor 502 Deaderick Street ... , improve child and family health, stabilize families and put children on a path to success. ... that help U.S. children become healthier, more likely to complete high school and better positioned

June 13, 2017

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Research and Policy

…To inform our work and guide our investments, we regularly commission research on children ... to provide a complete picture of an individual child. Our investments in integrated data systems work ... To bring our strongest work to scale, we need to be able to demonstrate the effectiveness of our ... and evaluation work ensures that our ideas are grounded in the best available data and meet the highest standards

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Civic Sites

Children experience the stresses of poverty alongside their parents, with long-term consequences ... Children and families in high-poverty areas frequently lack access to the education and health ... services that are essential to healthy child development. ... and having access to programs and services for child health care, food, income supplements and other

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Leadership Development

…to achieve results that can make a brighter future for large numbers of children. We work with partners ... to work together to untangle complex problems. Often, nonprofit, public and social leaders aren’t equipped ... as a lever to drive large scale result for children and families ... Our programs help social-sector leaders build skills and work collaboratively to make changes

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