The 2020 census is at risk of shortchanging the nation’s official population count by more than 2 million kids younger than age 5, according to experts. It’s an error that could spur serious budgetary shortfalls that carry long-term consequences for children and families.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is hosting an Oct. 30 webinar to explore how collective impact strategies have been used to reduce infant mortality and support family well-being in Baltimore, Cincinnati and Cleveland.
In Atlanta’s Adair Park neighborhood, development pressure and revitalization are putting affordable housing out of reach for many residents. Enter the Annie E. Casey Foundation and its partners, who are working to transform a local apartment building into modern, affordable one- and two-bedroom apartments for low-income families.
Meet Grace Hamlin, the founder of W-Underdogs and a Community Investment Fund grant recipient. In this post, Hamlin describes how the grant helped support her work rescuing neglected animals while also building leadership and advocacy skills in local children and youth.
This blog post checks in with the co-founder and executive director of the Automotive Training Center, an organization that has utilized Community Investment Fund grants to help expand career opportunities for young people in Southwest Atlanta.