Children of Immigrants

Economic Well-Being

Brief

This data brief is the fourth in a series that profiles children of immigrants. It focuses on immigrant families’ incomes, economic well-being and use of public benefits.

November 1, 2010

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The 2005 KIDS COUNT Data Book

Report

This KIDS COUNT Data Book provides a state-by-state statistical portrait of the educational, health, and economic conditions of American children. The essay examines four employment barriers that policymakers and others consider among the most difficult to overcome: substance abuse, domestic violence, a history of incarceration and depression.

January 1, 2005

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Youth and Work

Blog Post

A 2012 KIDS COUNT policy report revealed that nearly 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor in the workforce, veering toward chronic underemployment as adults and failing to gain the skills employers need in the 21st century.

December 30, 2013

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Economic Opportunity in Rural Communities

Blog Post

More than 25 percent of kids in rural areas live in poverty, which is a significantly higher rate than in the suburbs. Learn how the Foundation is working to connect rural families to opportunities.

December 31, 2013

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Investing in New Orleans

Lessons for Philanthropy in Public Housing Redevelopment

Report

This report ex­amines how philanthropy shaped the overall approach to community change and public housing development in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The document uses Casey’s role as an example and its per­spective on the process as a lens to focus on efforts that were results-oriented, resident-focused, multi-generational and economi­cally sustainable.

December 1, 2013

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Youth Unemployment Soars in Past Decade

News Release

Nearly 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor in the workforce, veering toward chronic underemployment as adults and failing to gain the skills employers need in the 21st century, according to a new KIDS COUNT report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Many of these young people, ranging from ages 16 to 24, face numerous obstacles, according to the report, Youth and Work: Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity.

December 3, 2012

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Upside Down

The $400 Billion Federal Asset-Building Budget

Policy Report

While the federal government poured millions of dollars into helping with asset building in 2009, this report shows how using the tax code for subsidies just helped the rich get richer. 

February 3, 2010

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