B’more for Healthy Babies

A Collaborative Funding Model to Reduce Infant Mortality in Baltimore

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After nearly a decade of work, the B’more for Healthy Babies initiative has helped to reduce infant mortality and improve the lives of thousands of parents and children in Baltimore. Central to its success? A funding approach, called collective impact.   

June 22, 2018

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Sharing Power

History and Contributions of Organizing in the Continuum of Youth Engagement

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This guide gives an overview of youth organizing in the United States. It is part of the Equity Conversation Guides For Young Leaders and Partners series that aims to help leaders engage young people in conversations about dismantling racism in child-serving systems and ultimately partner with these youth to advance equity and inclusion solutions.

June 15, 2018

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Discovering Self

Identity and Culture

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This guide supports a strengths-based exploration of identity development. It is part of the Equity Conversation Guides For Young Leaders and Partners series that aims to help leaders engage young people in conversations about dismantling racism in child-serving systems and ultimately partner with these youth to advance equity and inclusion solutions.

June 15, 2018

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Digging Deep

Historical Context of Child Welfare Systems

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This guide reviews 400 years of child welfare and juvenile justice systems in the United States. It is part of the Equity Conversation Guides For Young Leaders and Partners series that aims to help leaders engage young people in conversations about dismantling racism in child-serving systems and ultimately partner with these youth to advance equity and inclusion solutions.

June 15, 2018

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Understanding the Basics

Core Concepts and Terms

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This guide introduces concepts and terms that are relevant to advancing equity and inclusion. It is part of the Equity Conversation Guides For Young Leaders and Partners series that aims to help leaders engage young people in conversations about dismantling racism in child-serving systems and ultimately partner with these youth to advance equity and inclusion solutions.

June 15, 2018

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Transforming Juvenile Probation Executive Summary

A Vision for Getting It Right

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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 22, 2018

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Investing in Innovation

Reflections on the Family Economic Success-Early Childhood Education Pilots

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This report, designed to aid funders, shares lessons and recommendations that are based on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s experience with a two-generation initiative aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty.

May 20, 2018

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Advancing Two-Generation Approaches

Integrating Data to Support Families

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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

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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

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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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