African American Children in Foster Care

Additional HHS Assistance Needed to Help States Reduce the Proportion in Care

This study by the GAO analyzes the major factors influencing the proportion of African American children in care and the extent to which states and localities have implemented promising strategies. The study also examines was in which federal polices may have influenced African American representation in foster care.

January 1, 2007

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The Culture of Money

The Impact of Race, Ethnicity, and Color on the Implementation of Asset-Building Strategies

This report, prepared for the Casey Foundation, provides a new lens for understanding the cultural, historic, and economic factors that impact consumer choice in target communities of color. It emphasizes the critical importance of developing an accurate profile of a program’s target audience or market before designing implementation strategies. It also provides examples of how community-level practitioners and program managers have considered racial and ethnic dynamics and adapted mainstream strategies to their clientele.

January 1, 2006

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Copy That

Guidelines for Replicating Programs to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

This report draws on the replication experiences of three programs: Plain Talk, the Teen Outreach Program and the Children's Aid Society-Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program. It provides a brief overview of the primary issues involved in replicating a program to prevent teen pregnancy.

January 1, 2006

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A Jobs Initiative Research Brief

Approaches to Measuring and Tracking Career Advancement

This research brief explores the findings and challenges of data collected over an eight-year period on thousands of individuals who were placed in jobs through the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jobs Initiative.

October 26, 2005

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