Arthur Brooks on Pursuing Happiness, Depolarizing Politics and Realizing Promise in the Periphery

In this episode of CaseyCast, the Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton chats with economist Arthur Brooks about what kids, families and communities need to flourish.  Their conversation covers — among other topics — the benefits of engaging marginalized populations, the need to rethink the proverbial pursuit of happiness, and the merits of detoxing from national politics.

January 28, 2020

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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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Aligning Capital With Mission

Lessons from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Social Investment Program

This report shares the results of an in-depth evaluation of Casey’s Social Investment Program. Readers will learn if the program is making a difference, the opportunities and challenges that impact investors commonly face, and what lessons the Foundation has learned in navigating the mission investing field.

May 1, 2016

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