Changing the Odds (2019)

Progress and Promise in Atlanta

This report — a follow-up to Changing the Odds: The Race for Results in Atlanta — focuses on promising policies and approaches that, if enacted on a larger scale, could help dismantle the systemic barriers that have kept too many Atlantans of color from reaching their full potential.

May 13, 2019

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Future Savings

The Economic Potential of Successful Transitions From Foster Care to Adulthood

This report turns the lens on young people who age out of foster care and explores four areas — education, early parenthood, homelessness and incarceration — where they fare worse than their general population peers. Readers will learn the economic cost of this shortfall and see how targeted interventions can help these youth while also erasing billions of dollars in unnecessary costs.

January 30, 2019

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Jeremiah Program: Boston Model

Report to the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Jeremiah Program Boston set out to try something new. It removed the flagship program’s residential core and partnered with Endicott College to offer single mothers and their families a new center of support. This report, which shares findings from a 3.5-year implementation study, tells readers who the partners are, how they worked together and what happened when they forged a new approach that broke the Jeremiah mold.    

January 26, 2019

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Responsible Demolition

Progress in Detroit and Baltimore

This brief highlights demolition guidelines aimed at limiting the spread of pollutants and protecting the health of residents during revitalization efforts in Detroit.

January 2, 2019

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Economist Bill Emmons: It’s a Lot Tougher To Be Young These Days

William "Bill" Emmons, the lead economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, talks with the Casey Foundation about household income and wealth and the roles that race, age and education play in shaping family savings, debts and assets. Emmons also explains how changes in the economy have made it harder for young adults and families to build wealth in America today.

September 25, 2018

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