Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods

This snapshot shares the latest data — for the nation and each state — on children growing up in high-poverty areas. It also singles out two important factors, geographic location and race and ethnicity, that shape a child’s risk of living in concentrated poverty. Click here to learn more about children living in concentrated poverty.

September 24, 2019

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Family-Centered Community Change Report

Supporting Families, Strengthening Neighborhoods

In 2012, the Annie E. Casey Foundation began searching for partners for its seven-year Family-Centered Community Change™(FCCC) initiative. This report summarizes what the participating communities — Buffalo, New York; Columbus, Ohio; and San Antonio, Texas — learned about using a two-generation approach to working with children and parents.

July 9, 2019

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Promising Program Models for Extended Foster Care and Transition Services

This publication reviews promising state approaches to extended foster care. Programmatic elements covered include: eligibility, placement settings, case management models, case review and transition services. The end goal? Help child welfare leaders continue to improve the design of extended care programs and better support the unique needs of older youth.

July 8, 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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