Brain Research Points to Better Results for Foster Care Youth

The Adolescent Brain: New Research and Its Implications for Young People Transitioning from Foster Care, a report released by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, synthesizes neuroscience research confirming that in the teenage years the brain undergoes a period of development – and a window of learning opportunity – similar to the early years of childhood.

May 2, 2012

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Patrick McCarthy on the Increasing Struggles of America's Working Families

Four years after a call to arms to fight poverty during the historic presidential election of 2008, the Annie E. Casey Foundation's President and CEO Patrick McCarthy calls for increased awareness of disadvantaged children. McCarthy delivered these remarks during a welcoming speech at the Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity forum in January 2012.

January 17, 2012

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Supporting Vulnerable Children and Families

Innovative Approaches for Individual Philanthropists and Small Family Foundations

There is no better time than today for a philanthropist to learn how to expand their horizons and join forces with every potential partner in every sector — including business and government.

December 3, 2011

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Building a Stronger Regional Safety Net

Philanthropy's Role

This analysis combines an original data set of foundation grants for social services with interviews that assess the role of foundations in supporting the suburban social safety net in the Atlanta, Chicago, Denver and Detroit regions.

January 1, 2011

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