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.
In this brief, child welfare leaders and agencies learn about an approach, called placement day analysis, that calculates the financial impact of diverting or shortening child welfare placements. Equipped with this information, decision makers can identify the right interventions and program changes to invest in moving forward.
This post focuses on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Generation Work™ partnership in Indianapolis. It is one installment in a broader series that explores how each partnership is working to position young people — especially youth and young adults of color and those from low-income communities — for workplace success.
This brief shares insights and opinions on the use of kinship diversion as a preventative practice in child welfare. Its findings stem from four main sources: field work, stakeholder interviews, administrative data reviews and a digital survey tool.
While most jobs require some college or postsecondary training, nearly 23 million Americans older than age 25 lack a high school degree or equivalent credential. The good news? Career pathway programs — which combine adult learning and job training — can help.
Teams from 15 sites have completed the Reimagining Juvenile Justice (RJJ) Training Institute —and are ready to share what they’ve learned. The Institute helps juvenile probation staff and other juvenile justice professionals deliver the RJJ curriculum in their home communities.
Lisa Hamilton, president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, issued a statement after federal authorities failed to notify state child protective services about the needs of children who would be affected.