Foster Care Alums Weigh In: Building a Better Exit Plan

The Casey Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton recently spoke to Samanthya Amann and Brittany Hunter about their personal paths out of foster care. Both women talked about the barriers they faced, what strategies and supports they used, and what a smoother exit from the system could look like.

November 23, 2016

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Report Highlights Successes and Challenges of Casey’s Social Investments

Since 2002, the Foundation has invested nearly $200 million in deposits, debt, equity and guarantees across a range of impact areas including community and economic development, housing, education and child welfare. These social investments have made a positive impact, resulting in both stable, affordable housing and job opportunities for low-income families and communities, according to a new report by the nonprofit Pacific Community Ventures.

June 1, 2016

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Incarceration’s Toll on Communities

Casey’s new KIDS COUNT report on parental incarceration, A Shared Sentence, highlights that children and families aren’t the only ones to experience stress and instability when a parent is behind bars — their communities also feel the blow.

April 28, 2016

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Fewer Kids Living in Homes Owned by Their Parents

From 2006 to 2014, the proportion of American kids living in a home owned by their parents fell 7% — from 48.9 million to 43.1 million. This sinking statistic means that 5.7 million more kids are no longer living in a parent-owned home relative to nearly a decade ago. 

April 17, 2016

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