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Training Series: Coping With the Unique Challenges of Kinship Care

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Therapist and trainer Joseph Crumbley

The Casey Foundation has created a video training series — Coping With the Unique Challenges of Kinship Care — as a resource for kin caregivers and the child welfare workers who supporting them. Therapist and trainer Joseph Crumbley hosts the sessions.

Posted October 15, 2018

Economist Bill Emmons: It’s a Lot Tougher To Be Young These Days

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Economist Bill Emmons

William "Bill" Emmons, the lead economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, talks with the Casey Foundation about household income and wealth and the roles that race, age and education play in shaping family savings, debts and assets. Emmons also explains how changes in the economy have made it harder for young adults and families to build wealth in America today.

Posted September 25, 2018

Casey’s New Project Has a Familiar Focus: Maintaining Safe, Affordable Housing in Atlanta

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Capitol View Apartments in Atlanta are getting an update to support affordable housing.

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. 

Posted September 25, 2018

Opening Doors for Young Parents

Policy Report

Opening Doors for Young Parents cover

This report reminds policymakers and child advocates of the barriers that young families face. It examines national and state-level trends — highlighting areas of opportunity and concern — and then shares potential solutions that can help these families thrive.

Posted September 25, 2018

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What We Know

Big Ideas for Job Creation

How best to address the nation's unemployment rate? Thirteen of the country's most innovative thinkers offer big ideas worthy of consideration and potential investment.

Improving Access to Public Benefits

Not all families are able to gain access to the benefits for which they are eligible. What can funders, communities and the government do to connect low-income families to these supports.