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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 from the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores racial and ethnic disparities among children using data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Everyone can become a race equity and inclusion champion, and the Foundation has a growing library of resources to get you started.
Learn how disaggregating data by race and presenting data in a meaningful, effective way uncovers hidden social and racial inequities in need of attention.
More than 2.7 million children in America live in kinship care — when relatives raise children whose parents no longer can. Explore reports and resources on kinship care.
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 coronavirus pandemic undercuts the nation’s economy, two publications funded by the Casey Foundation spotlight a timely topic: America’s student debt crisis.
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The KIDS COUNT Data Book
See a detailed picture of how U.S. kids are faring. We rank states on overall child well-being, economic well-being, education, health and family and community factors.
What We Know
Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development helps communities and professionals find and fund proven programs that promote children’s health and development.
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.
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.
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.
Effectively serving girls are among the most difficult issues facing detention leaders. We offer a how-to guide to help administrators create needed reforms.
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,