Improving the Well-Being of Young Parents

Two recent reports funded by the Casey Foundation explore challenges faced by young parents, particularly mothers of color. The publications also share recommendations for how public systems and policy makers can enhance outcomes for these parents and their children.

July 7, 2020

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2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The Casey Foundation's 2020 KIDS COUNT® Data Book provides information on child well-being to help inform the work of the policymakers, researchers and advocates. Read the report here.

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2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The Casey Foundation's 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at how the child population has changed since 1990, as well as trends in child well-being over a recent period that saw continued improvement in economic well-being. Read the report to learn more.

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2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The Casey Foundation's 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book 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.

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2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book finds the economic well-being of children improved in the past five years. Similarly, gains in child health continued. Learn which states had the best and lowest overall child well-being now.

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2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The 2016 KIDS COUNT® Data Book finds Generation Z is healthier and completing high school on time despite mounting economic inequality and increasingly unaffordable college tuition. Learn more here!

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