Webinar: Lessons from LEAP

On Sept. 19, the Casey Foundation hosted a webinar sharing data and lessons from the first phase of Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP). Click here to view the webinar.

September 30, 2019

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Taking Action

Positioning Low-Income Workers to Succeed in a Changing Economy

Funded by the Annie E. Casey and Joyce foundations, this report examines educational and employment disparities in the United States and highlights policies, programs and strategies designed to improve current and future work for lower-wage individuals and their families.

August 26, 2019

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A Closer Look: The Generation Work Partnership in Indianapolis

This post focuses on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Generation Work™ partnership in Indianapolis. It is one installment in a broader series that explores how each partnership is working to position young people — especially youth and young adults of color and those from low-income communities — for workplace success.

August 14, 2019

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Mentors Build Meaningful Connections With Youth in Washington, D.C.

The Washington, D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services runs the Credible Messenger Initiative, a program that pairs every youth under its supervision with specially trained adult mentors from the community. These paid mentors — called credible messengers — have lived through similar experiences and understand the support and services that youth in justice systems need.

July 15, 2019

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