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Wyoming and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
According to the
2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book, Wyoming ranked 14th among the 50 states in overall child well-being.
On the Ground in Wyoming
® 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.
Young parents have been hit especially hard by the economic turmoil spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. Review a list of resources that aim to assist practitioners and stakeholders in supporting young parents.
After the Great Recession, the nation's child poverty rate increased steadily, peaking at 23% in 2011. Since then, the rate has been on a slow decline and, in 2015, reached its lowest level in five years, at which point one out of every five children lived in poverty.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation spoke with Samin Dadelahi, chief operating officer of the Wyoming Community Foundation, on why Wyoming ranks best for economic well-being of kids and families in the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book.
An Update on Juvenile Correctional Facility Violence
This report introduces new evidence on the widespread violence in juvenile detention centers. Learn more about the uncovered problems with juvenile detention centers in 39 states now.
Recent data show that more Americans are earning higher levels of education, due in part to the increase of federal funds to help support education. In 2012, 59% of the U.S. population ages 25 to 34 had a high school diploma or less; 9% had an associate's degree, and 33% had a bachelor's degree or higher (an increase of 2.5 million young people since 2000).
Wyoming is completing its first year as a JDAI site.
This report is a series of 50 state-specific papers providing information about the status of immigrant families in each state.
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