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Young parents, ages 18-24, face daily challenges that threaten their children

Young Parents Face Daily Challenges, Says New Report

Young parents face a host of challenges in their daily lives, from securing adequate child care to advancing their education or landing jobs that can sustain their families, according to a Casey-funded study.

Published March 26, 2018

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Atlanta’s Dunbar Learning Complex: Lessons From a Two-Generation Approach

Atlanta’s Dunbar Learning Complex is advancing an ambitious mission: To prepare children for kindergarten and have their health needs met while also helping parents secure family-supporting jobs and financially stability. And a new Annie E. Casey Foundation report — Helping Children and Parents Succeed Together — suggests that the complex is on the right track.   

Published October 2, 2017

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Increasing Employment Opportunities for NPU-V Residents

Enrollment is now open for the Construction Ready program in Atlanta. This free, four-week program is offered to low-income residents to help them develop the necessary skills, tools and supports to secure employment in the city's construction industry. 

Published December 7, 2016

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Newsletter

Casey Connects: Winter 2013

This issue of Casey Connects highlights how the Foundation is advancing two-generation strategies to achieve positive community change. It looks at large-scale, long-term efforts to break the cycle of poverty in Baltimore and Atlanta. It also tells how schools, families and communities across the country are working together to help third graders hit key reading milestones. 

Published December 22, 2013

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The Center for Working Families: Multiple Pathways to Opportunity and Careers

The Center for Working Families Inc. uses a unique, customized-coaching approach while providing support services that meet the needs of NPU-V families and move them along a path toward economic success. The center has developed three distinct pathways to that end: the Moving to Work, Moving to Wealth and Moving to Entrepreneurship.

Published November 19, 2013

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Report

Seeding the Field

This report discusses the Casey Foundation’s germination of a new approach to helping the poor find the social, financial and economic help available to them in a one-stop shopping environment – a new concept at the time. 

Published November 15, 2013

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