Keys to Your Financial Future Facilitator Guides

This guide helps facilitators administer a curriculum — developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative — aimed at strengthening the financial literacy and independence of young people who have experienced foster care. It includes directions and tips to assist trainers in creating an engaging and interactive learning experience for participating youth.

July 23, 2019

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Mentors Build Meaningful Connections With Youth in Washington, D.C.

The Washington, D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services runs the Credible Messenger Initiative, a program that pairs every youth under its supervision with specially trained adult mentors from the community. These paid mentors — called credible messengers — have lived through similar experiences and understand the support and services that youth in justice systems need.

July 15, 2019

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Cheryl Washington on Rebuilding East Baltimore and its Future

Lisa Hamilton, president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, talks with Cheryl Washington, president and CEO of East Baltimore Development Inc., a nonprofit charged with overseeing the transformation of a disinvested neighborhood in Baltimore. Their conversation explores how the community has evolved so far, how residents shaped the project in unexpected ways and what other cities should know about tackling large-scale urban renewal work.

May 29, 2019

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