Evaluation of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s On the Frontline Initiative

On the Frontline, an initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, aims to help caseworkers and their supervisors make better investigative decisions about protecting children and strengthening families. This evaluation examines the experiences of child welfare agencies in two counties — one in Ohio and the other in Colorado — that began implementing the initiative in 2015.

May 20, 2019

Read More

The Color of Justice

The Landscape of Traumatic Justice

This report explores how psychology and America’s mental health system — including shortcomings in prevention, early intervention and treatment programs — contribute to the over-representation of youth of color in the juvenile justice landscape.

May 15, 2019

Read More

Casey Selects 15 Sites to Train Juvenile Justice Frontline Staff

Casey has selected 15 juvenile justice agencies to participate in its inaugural Reimagining Juvenile Justice (RJJ) Train-the-Trainer Institute this May. The institute will accelerate the spread of the RJJ curriculum, a six-part professional development opportunity for frontline staff working with youth involved in the juvenile justice system and their families.

April 9, 2019

Read More

Evaluation of One Baltimore for Jobs Executive Summary

Job Opportunities for Disconnected Young Adults

The One Baltimore for Jobs program sought to connect young African-American males in Baltimore with high-quality jobs in growing industries. This executive summary reviews the program's objectives, outcomes and lessons learned. It supplements a full report that describes the program and explains why Baltimore’s story should inform the workforce development efforts of communities nationwide.

March 5, 2019

Read More

Training Young Women to Become Researchers — and Study Their Own Community's Challenges

A new episode of CaseyCast takes listeners to Adams County, Colorado — one of the fastest growing counties in the state in both population and employment. It’s a community where families face many challenges, including higher rates of child poverty, single motherhood and teen births. It’s also home to an innovative effort that is helping local women, ages 18 to 24, train and work as certified digital interviewers. 

February 21, 2019

Read More