Moving Hard to House Residents to Work

Supporting Vulnerable Public Housing Families, Brief #4

This brief explores the employment experiences of public housing residents during the Chicago Housing Authority’s partnership in the Family Case Management Demonstration project.

December 30, 2010

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A New Model for Integrating Housing and Services

Supporting Vulnerable Public Housing Families Brief #2

This brief evaluates the Chicago Housing Authority’s traditional service Plan and the Chicago Family Case Management Demonstration service model according to the challenges faced and solutions implemented when trying to help residents with severe financial, mental, emotional and social issues.  

December 30, 2010

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Children of Immigrants

Economic Well-Being

This data brief is the fourth in a series that profiles children of immigrants. It focuses on immigrant families’ incomes, economic well-being and use of public benefits.

November 1, 2010

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Metropolitan Contexts for Community Initiatives

Contrasts in a Turbulent Decade, Revised Draft

The purpose of this statistical report is to illustrate the conditions and trends that have plagued America’s metropolitan areas during the 2000s to give community planners a basis for thinking about the implications for their future work.

August 2, 2010

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Data Quality in the Retrospective Reporting of Addresses

This report examines the effectiveness of two techniques for cleaning and correcting incomplete address information in research databases. It utilizes data collected from residents of White Center, Wash., as part of Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Making Connections initiative. 

May 20, 2010

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Residential Instability and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Education Program

What We Know, Plus Gaps in Research

The McKinney-Vento Education for Homeless Children and Youth program promises services and support to help homeless students succeed. This report spells out what we know — and all that we do not know — about the program’s impact on academic outcomes since its creation in 1987. It ends with an urgent call to fill in an array of research gaps so that policymakers can make informed decisions about the program's future and its capacity to ease the burden of residential instability on today’s youth.           

May 1, 2010

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Casey Connects: Spring 2010

Reflections on Doug Nelson’s 20 Years of Leadership

This issue of Casey Connects honors the two-decade tenure of Douglas W. Nelson, who retired as Annie E. Casey Foundation’s president and chief executive officer in April 2010. Learn about Nelson’s key contributions in shaping both the Foundation and the nation’s perspective on serving vulnerable children and families.    

March 21, 2010

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Upside Down

The $400 Billion Federal Asset-Building Budget

While the federal government poured millions of dollars into helping with asset building in 2009, this report shows how using the tax code for subsidies just helped the rich get richer. 

February 3, 2010

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Audience Group


Families need to be surrounded by thriving neighborhoods with supportive services, so we strive to help communities become nurturing places to raise a family.

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