Making Performance Funding Work for All

The Working Poor Families Project Policy Brief

Policy Report

This report discusses performance funding policy for higher education currently being promoted at the national, state and local levels. 

April 1, 2012

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Building Assets, Strengthening Families in Baltimore

Report

This report provides an overview of the key components of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s financial stability activities for low-income families in Baltimore and, increasingly, the state of Maryland. It is a case study of how this multipronged strategy has been developed and implemented in Baltimore and offers insights for others doing this important work in their communities.

November 1, 2011

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Changing Systems is Like Moving a Mountain

...And Other Insights from Successful Workforce Leaders

Report

This report offers insights and observations from successful leaders who have worked on system change, in answer to the philanthropic community’s need for more discussion and analysis of the traits, talents and tactics that make good leaders, especially in workforce development.

January 1, 2010

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Childhood Poverty Persistence

Facts and Consequences

Report

More than one-third of American children live part of their lives in poverty, and 10% are persistently poor, according to a study by the Urban Institute, with support from the Casey Foundation. The analysis of data from 1968 to 2005 showed that black children are about 2 ½ times more likely to experience poverty than white children and seven times more likely to be persistently poor, meaning they spend half their childhood below the poverty threshold.

June 1, 2010

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Shared Prosperity, Stronger Regions

An Agenda for Rebuilding America's Older Core Cities

Report

This report explores the opportunities and challenges confronting older core cities by looking closely at five of them: Baltimore, Cleveland, Detroit, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

January 1, 2011

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A Two-Generation Strategy

Blog Post

A major underpining of the Casey's Foundation's work is the core belief that creating a brighter future for kids depends on making sure their parents are successful today.

December 27, 2013

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The Re-Emergence of Concentrated Poverty

Metropolitan Trends in the 2000s

Report

An analysis of data on neighborhood poverty suggests that the strong economy of the late 1990s did not permanently resolve the challenge of concentrated poverty. The slower economic growth of the 2000s, followed by the worst downturn in decades, led to increases in neighborhoods of extreme poverty once again.

November 1, 2011

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Small Investments, Big Changes

A 10-Year Review of the Casey Fellows' Mini-Grants Program

Report

This report summarizes 10 years of the Fellows Alumni Network mini-grants history, alumni involvement and awards, from Casey's Children and Family Fellowship program.  

January 1, 2010

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