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Washington and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
According to the
2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book, Washington ranked 15th among the 50 states in overall child well-being.
On the Ground in Washington
A prestigious leadership program for outstanding executives who can steer and influence organizations serving children, youth 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.
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.
A report looks at challenges facing young immigrants in the American job market and how employers can help. Read the report's recommendations.
Pierce County offers an example of what is possible when youth justice systems build strong community partnerships and maximize connections and opportunities for young people.
The Casey Foundation has selected four cities for Generation Work. Read how they will improve employment outcomes for young adults of color.
The Casey Foundation has selected 15 leaders for the twelfth class of its Children and Family Fellowship. Read who is in the new class.
Learn how organizations can implement positive youth development programs to position young people to succeed in the job market.
Generation Work is partnering with employers to ensure that young people have paths to good careers, by combining best practices from adult education and training fields with positive youth development strategies. Find resources on how to do this work effectively.
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.
In Washington state, Governor Jay Inslee’s Poverty Reduction Work Group has released a comprehensive 10-year plan to dismantle poverty statewide. The group’s main facilitator and writer, Lori Pfingst, credits Results Count
with shaping her work on the project.
Findings from Case Studies of Two Colleges in the Working Students Success Network
This report focuses on two community colleges and their efforts to build and support equity for students from historically underserved groups. Both institutions were part of the Working Students Success Network, a broader effort — spanning 19 colleges in four states — aimed at providing pathways and integrated services to help low-income working students succeed.
Offering incentives beats traditional supervision in encouraging positive behavior change among youth on probation, according to a new study funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
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