Nearly 24 million children have parents without full-time jobs, and many others earn too little to help their families flourish. We invest in finding ways to connect parents to economic opportunity so that the family can thrive.
In this report the reader gets an overview of how the East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative created jobs and contracting work for low-income people of color, women and local Baltimore businesses during a huge community redevelopment project. The report includes lessons learned about incorporating the strategies of economic inclusion into community development, which places the East Baltimore initiative’s efforts within a national context.
In January 2020, Team Decision Making — a collaborative approach to child-safety planning that the Annie E. Casey Foundation developed and began testing nearly 30 years ago — will move to the National Council on Crime & Delinquency’s Children’s Research Center.
In its 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book, the Annie E. Casey Foundation today urged policymakers and child advocates to prioritize policies that would expand opportunity for America’s 74 million children. Learn more about this report on child well-being from 1990 to 2017.
With support from the Casey Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health has developed a web-based support platform designed to help an evidence-based maternal home-visiting program more quickly and precisely identify what young Native American mothers need.
This tool kit, created by the Annie E. Casey Foundation with help from the Center for the Study of Social Policy and more than 20 national experts, assists systems leaders in gathering, assessing, sharing and leveraging data on expectant and parenting youth in foster care. The end goal? A better, brighter future for these families.