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 a new video series, Casey’s Allison Gerber discusses how Generation Work partnerships are using “now jobs” to support young people as they develop the skills and credentials needed to land higher-paying positions.
This tool kit aims to help two-generation initiatives — programs that serve children and families together — harness data in their decision making, funding strategy and service delivery. Supplemental resources include a guiding framework, a brief that identifies elements of data capacity and an infographic that charts progress through the tool kit.
How to Embed a Racial and Ethnic Equity Perspective in Research is a working paper from Child Trends, published with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, that suggests how researchers can do more to achieve equitable outcomes for children, families and communities.