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Fostering Youth Transitions


Fostering Youth Transitions Brief Cover

This Annie E. Casey Foundation brief, which utilizes the most comprehensive data set ever collected across all 50 states, fills in key details about the lives of young people who have experienced foster care.

Posted November 13, 2018

Policy Wins Help Strengthen Georgia’s Families and Economy

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Hands joining together

With support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a nonprofit in Georgia has helped secure key legislative changes that will strengthen the state’s workforce and create more equitable opportunities for children and families.

Posted November 8, 2018

Introducing PAYA: An Initiative to Expand Youth Apprenticeship Nationwide

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Apprenticeships help young people gain skills for career success.

The nonpartisan think tank New America has recently launched a multi-year multi-stakeholder initiative called Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship — or PAYA. This Casey-supported effort will promote high-quality apprenticeship opportunities for high school-age youth across the country.

Posted November 7, 2018

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What We Know

Proven Programs for Youth

Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development helps communities and professionals find and fund proven programs that promote children’s health and development.

Youth Incarceration Drops

The U.S. lock-up rate for young people is rapidly declining. Check out our infographic underscoring the sea change in youth confinement that is underway.

What is Permanence?

Every child needs and deserves to grow up in a safe, loving and nurturing family – a family whose support is unconditional and will last a lifetime.

Relative Caregivers on the Rise

One in 11 U.S. kids will live in kinship care at some point before the age of 18. What can we do to support relative caregivers to ensure that their children thrive.

Detention Reform for Girls

Effectively serving girls are among the most difficult issues facing detention leaders. We offer a how-to guide to help administrators create needed reforms.

First Eight Years are Critical

This KIDS COUNT policy report makes the case for investing in an integrated and comprehensive solution to meet the developmental needs of all children through age 8,