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Indiana and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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202, Indiana ranked 28th among the 50 states in overall child well-being. 2 KIDS COUNT Data Book
On the Ground in Indiana
The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
® is a systems-change effort that works at the local, state and national levels to advance policies and practices to most effectively meet the needs of young people transitioning from foster care to adulthood.
® 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.
Building on the success of Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative in detention reform, we are intensifying efforts to reduce the number of youth placed into correctional institutions and other residential facilities.
A group of state-based child advocacy and research organizations that use data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity.
An Dec. 10 webinar hosted by the Center for the Study of Social Policy focuses on the core capacities needed to achieve lasting community change, drawing from the experiences of communities that participated in Casey's Making Connections initiative.
Case Commons, a Foundation grantee, has developed a transformative child welfare case management technology system. A new video explores the ways technology can help reform child welfare systems and practices.
The 2013 American Community Survey data show the first decline in the national child poverty rate since it began to rise in 2008. Although many cities also experienced declines between 2012 and 2013, the child poverty rate in the majority of America’s largest cities has not yet returned to prerecession levels.
Local Voices: On-the-Ground Perspectives on Driving Community Change in the Making Connections Sites is a new report, produced in partnership with Community Science, that examines the contributions of Casey’s signature community change initiative, Making Connections, in building community capacities and achieving local results.
Boston Globe, Stephen Goldsmith writes about the need for better information technology to help saves kids' lives.
New federal waiver allows Indiana to request federal funding for key costs of Casebook, a core component of the state’s child welfare technology platform.
Indiana receives federal waiver for MaGIK technology platform, setting the precedent for federal support of cloud-based and COTS technology.
The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative's work to help young people make successful transitions from foster care to adulthood is supported by a network of co-investors.
The first six sites in JDAI’s new effort to reduce out-of-home placements at the dispositional end of the juvenile justice system share their preliminary findings.
The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Applied Leadership Network supports key individuals participating in juvenile justice reforms to accelerate the achievement of jurisdiction results.
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