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Job training for adults who need support connecting to the workforce

Helping Adult Learners Find Careers and Economic Opportunity

While most jobs require some college or postsecondary training, nearly 23 million Americans older than age 25 lack a high school degree or equivalent credential. The good news? Career pathway programs — which combine adult learning and job training — can help.

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Youth-serving systems from education to child welfare are ill-equipped to support adolescents for success as adults, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The Annie E. Casey Foundation and seven other partners supported the report, which highlights an extensive body of research on adolescent brain development.

Identifying Best Approaches With Research and Data

The Casey Foundation is supporting research to help strengthen rural families.

Helping Rural Kids and Parents Succeed

Learn more about Casey's work to support Rural IMPACT, a federal initiative to reduce poverty in 10 sites through coordinated services for both children and parents.

Members of the Casey Foundation's Leaders in Evaluation and Equitable Diversity cohort.

Improving Evaluation Science With Diversity

The Foundation's Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity seeks to increase the diversity of leaders in the evluation space to improve the knowledge base and make better and more inclusive science and social innovation.

Federal financing for child welfare services is an important driver of services and policy decisions.

Understanding Child Welfare Funding

A report on child welfare financing is an example of how the Casey Foundation funds fact finding and data gathering to advance the work of policymakers, practitioners and communities.