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Actually showing that poor families are better off because of the work you do is not easy. Readers will find a Casey case history that shows how Results-Based Accountability (RBA) does it along with RBA definitions, timelines, leadership spotlights, lessons learned, practical tips and proven advice for creating a results-driven culture.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation enlisted WestEd to conduct four evaluations over a two-year period. This document revisits WestEd’s work and the authors’ broader experiences conducting research and evaluation studies. Along the way, readers will explore three basic questions: What is equitable evaluation? How can it be applied? And: What have the authors learned about implementing equitable evaluation principles?
The Annie E. Casey Foundation, with help from the Center for the Study of Social Policy and more than 20 national experts, has created a tool kit to help systems leaders improve their data collection so that they can build better policies and practices for expectant and young parents in foster care.
Lisa Hamilton, president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, talks with Cheryl Washington, president and CEO of East Baltimore Development Inc., a nonprofit charged with overseeing the transformation of a disinvested neighborhood in Baltimore. Their conversation explores how the community has evolved so far, how residents shaped the project in unexpected ways and what other cities should know about tackling large-scale urban renewal work.
Now through July 26, 2019, applications are being accepted for Transforming Juvenile Probation Certificate Program, a new program supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation that aims to help teams transform juvenile probation culture and practice.
On the Frontline, an initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, aims to help caseworkers and their supervisors make better investigative decisions about protecting children and strengthening families. This evaluation examines the experiences of child welfare agencies in two counties — one in Ohio and the other in Colorado — that began implementing the initiative in 2015.