This report provides a clear blueprint for closing youth prisons and replacing them with community-based juvenile justice services. Readers will learn how this new system can hold youth accountable — without resorting to incarceration — while cultivating a young person’s strengths, interests and sense of belonging.
A new article featured in an APA journal reinforces the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s call for transforming juvenile probation and highlights two jurisdictions that have made large-scale changes to juvenile probation in line with Casey’s vision.
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.
In Santa Cruz County, California, Latino youth on probation experienced worse outcomes and higher rates of confinement when compared to their white peers. To address this disparity, the county probation department partnered with a community-based nonprofit to launch a family focused, culturally informed program called FUERTE. And it’s working.
The Annie E. Casey and William T. Grant foundations are hosting a Nov. 13 webinar on three key fiscal elements that child welfare leaders should understand to use the Family First Prevention Services Actto better serve children and families.
The American Bar Association recently released a set of tools — developed with funding from the Casey Foundation — to help judges and lawyers more effectively engage young people in foster care in court hearings and case planning.