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Emerging Scholars Explore Role of Neighborhood Norms in Kids’ Activities

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Making Connections

The Casey Foundation equipped three early-career scholars with data from the Making Connections Survey. Their task? Look for connections between the external perceptions of parents in low-income communities and their children’s participation in educational and extracurricular programs.

Posted April 12, 2019

Opportunity Zones: Incentivizing Investment in Low-Income Neighborhoods

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Charles Rutheiser, Senior Associate, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

In this blog post, Charles Rutheiser, a senior associate in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Center for Civic Sites and Community Change, talks Opportunity Zones. He reviews what these areas are, when they were established and how they could evolve with the help of a federal tax incentive program of the same name.

Posted April 10, 2019

Watch the Webinar: Responsible Demolition and Land Reuse

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Watch the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s webinar recording, which explores responsible demolition protocols and strategies for repurposing blighted properties into vibrant, productive areas.

Posted March 25, 2019

Apply Today: Atlanta Leadership Program for NPU-V Residents

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Community member with young person from Atlanta

The Partnership for Southern Equity and the Annie E. Casey Foundation are seeking applicants for Resident Leaders for Equity, a program that equips individuals living in Atlanta’s Neighborhood Planning Unit-V with tools and resources to create positive community change. 

Posted March 24, 2019

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Building Baltimore's Next Economy

Greater Baltimore has significant assets on which to build a more opportunity-rich next economy, but they aren’t being fully exploited. What can be done?