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California and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
According to the
2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book, California ranked 33rd among the 50 states in overall child well-being.
On the Ground in California
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® is a network of juvenile justice practitioners and other system stakeholders across the country working to build a better and more equitable youth justice system.
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A tool kit from UCLA Law helps jurisdictions address legal issues when implementing youth diversion programs. Download it today.
The Casey Foundation selected its third cohort of young-adult Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential fellows.
A new guide from Los Angeles describes how community outrage and activism led to the expansion of youth diversion in the juvenile justice system.
Santa Cruz County, California, is implementing the Results Count® framework across multiple agencies in an effort to achieve equitable results for all residents.
The Casey Foundation has selected 15 leaders for the twelfth class of its Children and Family Fellowship. Read who is in the new class.
The San Francisco Foundation uses the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Results Count® leadership framework to facilitate improvements in well-being for children, families and communities.
The National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships is demonstrating the value young people can add by supporting projects that integrate young people into research-practice partnerships.
The Casey Foundation and the Chief Probation Officers of California have formed a partnership to transform juvenile probation in communities in California in ways that promote positive behavior change and long-term success for young people.
A Youth Voice and Power Summit hosted Feb. 22 gave a virtual audience the chance to hear from mayors and young leaders on how foundations, nonprofits, government and business can work effectively with young people. Watch the event.
Los Angeles County is steering thousands of young people away from the juvenile court system and into community-led services. Helping lead this effort is Refugio Valle, director of the Youth Diversion and Development Division. Read his interview with the Casey Foundation.
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