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.
This report explores the Casey Foundation’s Deep-End Initiative, which has demonstrated that juvenile justice jurisdictions can safely and significantly reduce youth confinement — especially for young people of color. Read the report to learn more.
As the nation grapples with the public health crisis of COVID-19, child welfare systems must prioritize the urgent and unique needs of older youth in foster care and those who have left (or aged out of) foster care without permanent family connections. Read seven recommendations for young people.
Foster care is a temporary living situation for children whose parents can't take care of them and whose need for care has come to the attention of child welfare. Learn more about foster care and foster parents here.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and The Atlantic Philanthropies are pleased to announce the 2020–21 class selected to participate in the Children’s Health Leadership Network, a rigorous Results Count® leadership development initiative.