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Carla Javits Talks Social Enterprise and Helping Americans Get to Work

Carla Javits is the president and CEO of REDF, a philanthropy that invests in employment-focused social enterprises. Casey’s Lisa Hamilton recently spoke with Javits about common employment barriers, the role of social enterprises in workforce development and how her organization plans to expand its range and impact.

December 20, 2017

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Demographer Linda Jacobsen Talks Data: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown

Demographer Linda Jacobsen talks with the Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton about current demographic survey approaches, challenges and results. Their conversation covers — among other topics — a review of glaring statistical gaps, a call to disaggregate data and a look ahead at the 2020 census.

September 28, 2017

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Jeff Edmondson on Creating Collective Impact to Support Kids

As the founder and executive director of StriveTogether, Jeff Edmondson built a network of communities committed to using collective impact to support the academic success of every child. In this episode of CaseyCast, the Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton asks Edmondson — now the managing director of Ballmer Group — about his time at StriveTogether. They discuss the lessons that Edmondson learned during his 12 years at the nonprofit’s helm, including the art of falling forward and the benefits of starting small.

August 24, 2017

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Fixing America’s Foster Care System is Possible (Rafael López Talks How)

Casey’s Lisa Hamilton talks with Rafael López, former commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, about America’s child welfare system. Their conversation explores the system today, how it works and where it falls short. López also shares ideas aimed at transforming the system to better serve children and families in crisis.      

May 29, 2017

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David Bornstein Talks Solutions Journalism

Casey’s Lisa Hamilton recently spoke to author and reporter David Bornstein about the rise of solutions journalism, how it can help hold institutions accountable and how it can enhance the work of media outlets across the country.

February 27, 2017

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How Can We Help Former Foster Youth Succeed? Ask Them.

Every year in America, nearly 24,000 young adults age out of foster care. Casey's Lisa Hamilton talks with Samanthya Amann and Brittany Hunter who experienced this uphill climb toward adulthood firsthand. Today, both women serve as young fellows with the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, where they help guide the Foundation’s work supporting youth exiting care.

November 23, 2016

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Liz Ryan is on a Mission to Close Youth Prisons

Casey’s Lisa Hamilton recently spoke to Liz Ryan about what’s wrong with America’s prevailing juvenile justice system, what a better system looks like, and how we can help states end their reliance on youth prisons and incarcerating kids.

October 20, 2016

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Rep. Stacey Abrams Talks State Policymaking and Strong Families

Lisa Hamilton, vice president of external affairs at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, connects with Stacey Abrams, minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, to discuss state-level policymaking and how it can improve the lives of children and families. CaseyCast, a monthly podcast produced by the Foundation, aims to bring people together to help build brighter futures for kids, families and communities.

August 22, 2016

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Reducing Community Violence: Gary Slutkin Shares a Prescription for Change

In this episode of CaseyCast, the Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton and epidemiologist Gary Slutkin explore community violence through an uncommon lens — the world of infection prevention. 

The Annie E. Casey Foundation produces CaseyCast, a monthly podcast that aims to bring people together to help build a brighter future for kids, families and communities.

July 25, 2016

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