Advancing Two-Generation Approaches

Integrating Data to Support Families

Report

This report focuses on the benefits and challenges of building an integrated data system to support two-generation programming. It outlines field-tested strategies for tracking and sharing data on children and parents, with an end goal of enabling organizations to gain a fuller, sharper picture of the families they serve.

May 14, 2018

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Transforming Juvenile Probation

A Vision for Getting it Right

Report

The Annie E. Casey Foundation lays out its vision for transforming juvenile probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for youth who pose significant risks for serious offending.

May 7, 2018

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Generation Work

Equipping Young People With In-Demand Employment Skills and Credentials

Report

This report checks in on an eight-year, five-site initiative launched by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in 2016. Called Generation Work, this initiative explores new ways of connecting young people — particularly youth of color — with the knowledge and experience necessary to succeed in today’s job market.

May 2, 2018

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Supporting Social-Emotional Learning With Evidence-Based Programs

Report

This brief shares nine strategies for implementing and sustaining evidence-based programs to support students’ social and emotional health. Input from administrators in seven school districts — each with a track record of delivering and sustaining social-emotional learning (SEL) programs — helped shape the strategies identified.

April 11, 2018

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Advancing Collective Prosperity Through Entrepreneurship in Atlanta

Report

This report promotes African-American business ownership as a pathway to building community wealth in Atlanta. Published by Prosperity Now, the report examines the harsh economic realities facing black families in Atlanta and proposes strategies for supporting businesses owned by African Americans.

March 9, 2018

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Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: 2018 Update

A guide to juvenile detention reform

Practice Guide

In 2014, the Annie E. Casey Foundation issued a report, Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System, aimed at ensuring the safe and fair treatment of noncitizen youth in detention. This update picks up where the 2014 report left off. 

February 26, 2018

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Transformational Relationships for Youth Success

Brief

This seven-page brief shares lessons culled from more than 80 interviews with organizations, their workers and the youth that they support. Readers will learn about the pivotal and powerful difference that a strong relationship can make in a young person’s life and precisely what professionals and public systems can do to support these vital connections.

January 8, 2018

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Reshaping Workforce Development in Baltimore

Ensuring Community Voice and Expertise Guide Us

Report

In Baltimore, organizations were hitting hurdles in their efforts to connect young people to training and job opportunities. Enter the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which invested in a participatory research pilot to capture both authentic community voices and the employment experiences of local youth. This report shares what the Casey Foundation learned from Baltimore residents — both interviewees and consultants — and delivers a road map for implementing similar research and engagement models.

January 3, 2018

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The Economic Well-Being of Youth Transitioning From Foster Care

Opportunity Passport Participant Survey Results Show Employment Helps Many Thrive

Report

This brief examines Opportunity Passport™ participant data to reveal the education and employment barriers that young people often face when leaving foster care. Readers will also learn how to design effective policies and practices that supply the resources, relationships and opportunities needed to help these young people successfully transition into adulthood.

December 4, 2017

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2017 Race for Results

Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children

Report

The 2017 Race for Results report measures children’s progress on the national and state levels in key education, health and economic milestones by racial and ethnic groups. It also explores  barriers that are preventing both children of color and children in immigrant families from connecting to opportunity in postrecession America and outlines recommendations for helping children in immigrant families secure the stability, economic resources and opportunities they need to thrive.

October 24, 2017

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