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Nebraska and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
According to the
2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book, Nebraska ranked eighth among the 50 states in overall child well-being.
On the Ground in Nebraska
A prestigious leadership program for outstanding executives who can steer and influence organizations serving children, youth and families.
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.
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.
Three jurisdictions will test a framework designed to improve outcomes for young people ages 18 to 25 involved in the criminal justice system. Read more.
A compilation of resources from Casey Foundation partners outlines new strategies for supporting young parents.
Four of Casey's partners participated in a series of Instagram Live conversations to explore insights from the
KIDS COUNT® Data Book.
The Casey Foundation selected its third cohort of young-adult Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential fellows.
A college student looks back on her time in foster care to help other young people feel at home in their own living spaces.
Child welfare systems across the country are leveraging new tools to support families through funding strategies that promote community connections and child well-being.
Thriving Families, Safer Children: A National Commitment to Well-Being has expanded its reach to include child welfare jurisdictions in 22 states that stretch from coast to coast and a sovereign tribal nation. Learn more about this effort.
A new effort, Thriving Families, Safer Children, aims to move from traditional, reactive child protection systems to those designed to support child and family well-being and prevent child maltreatment and unnecessary family separations. Read the news release.
Young people, especially those who’ve experienced public systems and homelessness, are facing numerous challenges amid the coronavirus pandemic. Learn how Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) is developing solutions for these issues.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently selected the first cohort of 10 young-adult fellows who will support Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP). Learn more about the fellows and their charge.
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