Report

Jobs and Race

Launched in 1995, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jobs Initiative aimed to boost employment options for young Americans living in low-income communities in six cities. This report looks at how the initiative’s participating sites approached hiring and retention inequities related to race and ethnicity. Readers will learn the successes and challenges of their efforts to address cultural competence and what strategies the sites developed to expand opportunities for job seekers and workers of color.  

Published April 17, 2017

Read More

Report

Reentry and Barriers to Employment

This report covers the challenging terrains of incarceration, reentry and work. It draws on expert interviews, dozens of resources and two decades of strategic investments by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Readers will learn what employment barriers people commonly face after exiting prison or jail and how to help these individuals pursue — and maintain — family-supporting jobs.    

Published November 19, 2016

Read More

Blog Post

The Power of Sector Strategies: Meeting the Needs of Workers and Employers

For two decades, the Casey Foundation has supported sector-based workforce development as a strategy for increasing jobs and career opportunities for low-income, low-skilled adults. A new book, Connecting People to Work, charts what the field has learned about this strategy and what lies ahead.

Published June 16, 2014

Read More

Report

Restoring Shared Prosperity

In looking at the Half in Ten campaign, this report considers the economic challenges facing families in the United States, and outlines a set of priorities for addressing these challenges.

Published October 1, 2011

Read More

Report

The Recession Generation

This report looks at how Congress can address and support the persistent needs of the Recession Generation and move our country toward a more prosperous future. 

Published July 1, 2010

Read More

Report

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions

This report traces how various funders—national foundations, smaller local foundations, and government agencies can work together to have an impact on key economic challenges. Such collaborations foster new possibilities in the workforce field and should encourage other funders to support similar efforts.

Published January 1, 2008

Read More

View All