On the Ground in Kentucky

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Annie E. Casey Foundation's Children And Family Fellowship is a prestigious leadership program for outstanding executives who can steer and influence organizations serving children and families. Learn more here.

Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative

JDAI is a site-based effort to reduce the use of juvenile detention — the holding of youth before adjudication — and increase more effective interventions. Learn more about what happens in a juvenile detention center and the importance of juvenile detention alternatives now!


A group of child advocacy and research organizations representing every state and using data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity. 

Lessons From Kentucky

Building Community Ownership in Neighborhood Revitalization

This report summarizes the information exchange during a meeting of Making Connections site members from Atlanta, Louisville, Oakland and San Diego when these teams came together to exchange information, experience, and ideas about community ownership in neighborhood revitalization projects.

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New Report Captures Local Perspectives on Making Connections

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.

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Building Neighborhood Capacity for Strong Families and Safe Children

A Making Connections Peer Technical Assistance Match Between Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Louisville, Kentucky

This report describes how the Making Connections site in Milwaukee, Wisconsin sought help from their peers in Louisville, Kentucky on how to integrate services for families and children at the neighborhood level by getting a look at the collaboration used to establish Neighborhood Place in Louisville. 

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Many Strategies, One Goal: Empowering Residents

Believing resident involvement is critical to lasting community change, the Casey Foundation has employed a variety of strategies to engage residents in shaping solutions to local challenges and to connect them to each other and the resources they need.

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Building an Integrated Services Model

This report describes how peer technical assistance – which allows participating communities to share knowledge, and leverage practical experience and innovations from other places – can help strengthen families.

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