Expanding Employment Opportunities for Returning Citizens in Atlanta

Blog Post

Georgia's returning citizens — individuals who are returning to their families and the community after incarceration — are experiencing a smoother transition thanks to an organization called Georgia Justice Project, which is working to minimize the effects of a criminal record and help the formerly incarcerated regain their financial footing.

October 16, 2017

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Nov. 12 Webinar to Highlight New KIDS COUNT Policy Report

Webinar

The Casey Foundation will host a Nov. 12 webinar to discuss our new policy report, Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach. This session will focus on ways the public, nonprofit and private sectors can work together to help equip the 10 million low-income families with young children in the United States with the tools they need to move out of poverty and thrive.

November 7, 2014

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KIDS COUNT Webinar Recording: Creating Opportunity for Families

Webinar

The Casey Foundation hosted a Nov. 12 webinar on our new KIDS COUNT policy report, Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach. The session highlighted ways the public, nonprofit and private sectors can work together to help equip the 10 million low-income families with young children in the United States with the tools they need to move out of poverty and thrive.

November 13, 2014

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Carla Javits is Focused on Jobs (Millions of Them)

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Carla Javits, recently spoke to Casey’s Lisa Hamilton about REDF’s mission and impact. Their conversation explores how the traditional workforce system fails to address serious employment barriers and how social enterprises can step in to help.

December 20, 2017

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Campaign Puts Racial Equity in the Center of the Social Sector

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Diverse leadership makes nonprofits more effective, according to research. Yet, in the nonprofit sector today, just 10% of CEOs and board chairs and 16% of board members are people of color. Leveling this professional playing field involves building organizational cultures in the social sector that place racial equity at the center of internal operations and external programing.

January 11, 2018

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Talking Family-Centered Practice With United Way’s Henrietta Muñoz

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Henrietta Muñoz, senior vice president of research and evaluation at United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County, shares her thoughts on adopting a family-centered practice. In this post, she discusses the values driving this work, training recommendations and how family-centered approaches intersect with evidence-based service models.

March 22, 2018

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