Network Partners

Across the nation, offical Jim Casey Initiative sites are helping young people make successful transitions from foster care to adulthood. Learn more about our partners.

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Who Is Generation Z?

America’s Generation Z is still coming of age yet already breaking records. Learn about the impact of the recession on Generation Z in The Casey Foundation’s 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book.

June 21, 2016

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Study: Foster Youth Fare Better When They Receive Care Until 21

Youth who remained in foster care until age 19 were more likely to have a place to live, were enrolled in school and had health insurance when compared to their peers who were no longer in state custody, according to recently released findings from researchers at Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago.

June 9, 2016

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Ohio Extends Foster Care Services to Age 21

Ohio legislators recently extended foster care services to age 21 — joining 23 other states that are similarly providing critical support as youth transition to adulthood. A Place 4 Me, the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative site in Ohio, was integral to building local support. 

June 3, 2016

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