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Commentary Explores the Role of Technology in Evidence-Based Interventions

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In a commentary for the journal Prevention Science, Casey's Cynthia Weaver and 3C Institute’s Melissa DeRosier share insights on uniting technology, program developers and community members to enhance data access for programs that are applying their interventions within large public systems.

Posted January 16, 2020

Community Canvassing Program Connects Atlantans With Workforce Training

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Individual is canvassing residents in the neighborhood with information about job training

An innovative door-to-door community canvassing pilot in Atlanta’s Neighborhood Planning Unit V (NPU-V) is harnessing the power of face-to-face contact to connect residents with employment opportunities. Learn more about local workforce-training programs.

 

 

Posted January 7, 2020

Partnering With Expectant and Parenting Youth to Strengthen Communities

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Through authentic youth engagement, young people can use their unique experiences to shape better futures for those transitioning from foster care to adulthood. Toward that end, it is important to include the perspectives of expectant and parenting youth, who may have scheduling and day care needs, among others.

Posted December 16, 2019

From the Field: Four Ways to Transform Juvenile Justice Now

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James McLeary

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released videos on four emerging areas of juvenile justice practice — youth partnership, credible messengers, restorative justice and healing youth trauma. The talks inspire practitioners to think differently about what’s possible within their systems. Visit the post to watch the videos.

Posted December 9, 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?