Changing the Narrative About Youth of Color in Atlanta

In collaboration with community partners, the Casey Foundation recently launched (ad)Vantage Point — a program developed by local artist Fahamu Pecou to provide young men of color from Maynard Jackson High School with an opportunity to share their experiences and perspectives using art.

May 24, 2017

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Forging Partnerships With Law Enforcement

Executive Summary

This resource-packed playbook shares examples and advice aimed at helping Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) sites forge effective partnerships with law enforcement agencies on a number of fronts — from detention screenings to trainings on adolescent development. The goal? Reduce the use of unnecessary detention while improving public safety outcomes at the same time.

April 17, 2017

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Casey Names 12 to its Juvenile Justice Youth Advisory Council

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has selected 12 young adults from across the country to join its Youth Advisory Council. All individuals tapped to serve on the council have personal experience with some aspect of the juvenile justice system, whether it’s probation, detention, commitment, residential placement, incarceration or aftercare.

March 31, 2017

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