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Louisiana and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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202, Louisiana ranked 49th among the 50 states in overall child well-being. 2 KIDS COUNT Data Book
On the Ground in Louisiana
Helping leaders, organizations and groups move from intention to action for children and families.
® 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.
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.
Learn how Baton Rouge's Safe, Hopeful, Healthy BR is creating a collaborative public safety partnership.
Learn more about how the On Track to Career Success framework prepares high school students for successful careers.
Reflections from the On Track to Career Success Project
On Track to Career Success puts students on a path to academic and workplace success. Read about the initiative.
When the New Orleans Business Alliance launched its economic development plan, the collaborative had a goal in mind: preserve the city’s rich history and ensure all residents have the opportunities and support needed to achieve financial stability and thrive.
Learn how the Casey Foundation is making race equity and inclusion central to its work to improve outcomes for kids, families and communities in the United States. As part of this effort, the Foundation is challenging other philanthropies to do the same.
The East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative is the largest urban redevelopment effort in Baltimore in decades. A major priority of the initiative was to increase economic opportunity through job creation and contract opportunities for local, minority and women-owned businesses. This webinar explores and highlights the project’s efforts and achievements to that end, as well as similar endeavors underway in New Orleans.
Friends and Families of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children and the Youth Empowerment Project work with juveniles and their families to help stop the School-to-Prison Pipeline in New Orleans.
This report summarizes how McCormack Baron Salazar, a development firm, and its nonprofit subsidiary, Urban Strategies, involved residents in an 18-month redevelopment of New Orleans’ C.J. Peete public housing complex after Katrina.
Lessons for Philanthropy in Public Housing Redevelopment
This report examines how philanthropy shaped the overall approach to community change and public housing development in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The document uses Casey’s role as an example and its perspective on the process as a lens to focus on efforts that were results-oriented, resident-focused, multi-generational and economically sustainable.
Confronting Concentrated Poverty Across America
Hurricane Katrina’s assault on New Orleans’ most vulnerable residents and neighborhoods reinvigorated a dialogue on race and class in America. This paper argues that the conversation should focus special attention on alleviating this outdated concentrated urban poverty—the segregation of poor families into extremely distressed neighborhoods.
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