Expectant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care

Systems Leaders Data Tool Kit

This tool kit, created by the Annie E. Casey Foundation with help from the Center for the Study of Social Policy and more than 20 national experts, assists systems leaders in gathering, assessing, sharing and leveraging data on expectant and parenting youth in foster care. The end goal? A better, brighter future for these families.    

June 2, 2019

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Listening to Black Women and Girls

Lived Experiences of Adultification Bias

This report shares insights and recommendations related to adultification bias — the perception that black girls are less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers of the same age. Learn more now.

May 15, 2019

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The Color of Justice

The Landscape of Traumatic Justice

This report explores how psychology and America’s mental health system — including shortcomings in prevention, early intervention and treatment programs — contribute to the over-representation of youth of color in the juvenile justice landscape.

May 15, 2019

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David Muhammad on Reinventing Juvenile Probation

In this episode of CaseyCast, Casey Foundation President and CEO Lisa Hamilton interviews juvenile probation expert David Muhammad. Their conversation explores the shortcomings of juvenile probation, the science of youth development and the supports that young people really need to thrive.

April 23, 2019

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Place Matters

Aligning Investments in a Community-Based Continuum of Care for Maine Youth Transitioning to Adulthood

This report, written with Maine’s policymakers in mind, delivers a clear charge to improve how the state supports system-involved youth between the ages of 14 to 25. It calls for a full continuum of care — from prevention to reintegration — that leverages local resources and national research to offer community-based services at every step.  

April 22, 2019

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Keeping Kids in Families

Trends in U.S. Foster Care Placement

In this data snapshot, the Annie E. Casey Foundation examines how placements for young people in foster care have changed from 2007 to 2017. Using data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Casey finds that child welfare systems are doing a better job of placing kids in families. At the same time, racial disparities persist for kids of all ages and progress eludes teens in care.

April 2, 2019

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