Casey Connects: Summer 2003

Countering the Hidden Costs of Poverty

This issue of Casey Connects examines how America’s working poor pay more for staples and shares the Foundation’s recommendations for eliminating the devastating surcharge. Smaller stories introduce the Foundation’s multiyear Human Services Workforce Initiative and spotlight Casey-celebrated movers and shakers.

June 21, 2003

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AdvoCasey: Spring 2003

Juvenile Justice at a Crossroads

When it comes to America’s juvenile justice system, failure, waste and even abuse of troubled youth are rampant. The better news? Thanks to promising reform efforts and policy innovations, which this publication explores, the prospects for progress have never been stronger.

March 21, 2003

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The Unsolved Challenge of System Reform

The Condition of the Frontline Human Services Workforce

Casey surveys the social service workers tackling the human service industry and reports on the biggest challenges they face at the time of this report. The report follows Casey as we assemble enough information to understand the issues that compromise frontline services delivery and to frame an informed and actionable agenda. 

March 14, 2003

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The Health of the Human Services Workforce

Human services workers are often under intense pressure with access to only few resources. This report identifies the gap between what human services workers are asked to do, and their capacity for effectively delivering on those duties. 

March 12, 2003

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What is Trauma?

This five-page report reviews symptoms and treatments associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma. It tells how traumatic events can impact children and offers four recommendations for helping them cope with trauma.  

June 4, 2002

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Casey Connects: Spring 2002

Helping Advocates Weigh In On The Welfare Reform Debate

This issue of Casey Connects spotlights the efforts of the Casey Foundation to help parents, kids and advocacy groups discuss child welfare reform and foster care remodeling in an effort to move things forward. 

April 1, 2002

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AdvoCasey: Spring 2002

Paul Revere Rides Again: Inside the Remarkable Rise of the Houston Public Schools

This issue of AdvoCasey starts with an article examining the academic transformation of schools in Houston, then delivers a story on Chicago’s Child-Parent Centers before moving to Miami to spotlight innovative treatments for substance-using teens. The final story lands in Tulsa, Okla., and tells how a local nonprofit is helping working poor families avoid expensive tax preparation fees, maximize refunds and save for the future.  AdvoCasey is a seasonal publication of the Foundation that covers some serious ground. Each themed issue spotlights programs and policies that have made measurable differences in the lives of kids and families.

March 21, 2002

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Repealing the Hidden Tax

This article, which originally appeared in the spring 2002 issue of AdvoCasey, tells how a nonprofit in Tulsa, Okla., is helping working poor families avoid expensive tax preparers, maximize refunds and save for the future. The Foundation produced AdvoCasey as a seasonal publication with themed issues that spotlight programs and policies making measurable differences in the lives of kids and families.

March 21, 2002

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