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Generation Change and the Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations

Report

Research indicates that leadership transitions from the Baby Boom generation to Generations X and Y will become more common within the nonprofit sector. This report delivers a series of recommendations on how a variety of stakeholders can improve the hand-off from this generation of leaders to the next.

January 1, 2005

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By the Numbers

the role of data and information in detention reform

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This report offers examples and tips for using data and information technology to advance juvenile detention reform efforts. It is part of a series that shares lessons from a multi-year, multi-site project conducted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Called the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), the project aimed to do just what its name suggests: Identify more effective, efficient alternatives to juvenile detention.

August 1, 1999

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Turning Curves, Achieving Results

Children and Family Fellowship

Brochure

The results-based accountability framework has allowed leaders and organizations to plan reforms that are strategic goal-oriented and effective. This report uses the framework to examine how Casey Fellows have assisted the human services sector in making effective change.

November 1, 2007

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Next Shift

Beyond the Nonprofit Leadership Crisis

Report

In this monograph, the authors counter a variety of proposed interventions from infrastructure organizations and present an alternate to the current crisis framework. The authors posit that by applying a crisis framework to the transitional trends in the non-profit sector, leadership ignores the rich opportunities that lay ahead.

January 1, 2008

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The Need for Self-Evaluation (Summary)

Using Data to Guide Policy and Practice

Brief

For many child welfare agencies data can be overwhelming and sometimes not useful. This document describes an attempt by the Family to Family Initiative to reinvent the way data in child welfare is used by creating better structures and processes for compiling data, conducting analyses, and linking data to evaluation.

January 1, 2001

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Planning for Juvenile Detention Reforms

A Structured Approach

Report

This planning approach is designed to help jurisdictions gain an accurate understanding of their own detention policies, practices and problems. Its structured planning model has been tested and refined at various sites over a five-year period, and it makes reference to a variety of solutions to juvenile detention problems.

February 1, 1999

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Improve the Nation’s Data on Children and Families

The Annie E. Casey Foundation Issue Brief

Brief

The Annie E. Casey Foundation outlined several policy recommendations to update and improve the nation's information infrastructure as it applies to calculating poverty rates and poverty reduction efforts.  

January 10, 2009

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Ready to Lead?

Next Generation Leaders Speak Out

Report

A skilled, committed and diverse pool of next generation leaders would like to be nonprofit executives in the future, but concerns about insufficient work-life balance and lack of earning potential may keep them from it. This national survey of 6,000 emerging nonprofit leaders, produced by the Meyer Foundation in partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation and others, presents challenges and recommendations for training and supporting future nonprofit executives.

January 1, 2008

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