Preparing for the Road Ahead

Helping Young People Transition from Foster Care to Adulthood

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This report reflects on the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative’s vision for building on its successes to help youth and young adults thrive socially, emotionally, financially, intellectually and physically.

August 16, 2016

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Engaging Parents, Developing Leaders

A Self-Assessment and Planning Tool for Nonprofits and Schools

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This publication introduces an assessment and planning tool to help nonprofits evaluate their parent engagement efforts and chart a path toward deeper partnerships with parents and caregivers. The tool spans just eight pages, with accompanying text outlining how to use it, how to assess its results and what real-world strategies and programs are already in play — and working — to boost parent engagement. 

August 9, 2016

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Tools for Thought

Using Racial Equity Impact Assessments for Effective Policymaking

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This case study examines the use of Racial Equity Impact Assessments in crafting equitable public policy. It is the third installment in the Casey Foundation's Race for Results case study series.

August 5, 2016

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Talking Juvenile Justice Reform

A FrameWorks Message Memo

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This FrameWorks report offers specific, tested recommendations to build public understanding of juvenile justice reform. A related toolkit explains how to implement the recommendations using examples from the juvenile justice field.

June 30, 2016

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Deploying Casey’s REI Framework

Lessons from the Civic Sites

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Deploying Casey’s REI Framework: Lessons from the Civic Sites documents the efforts of the Casey Foundation to embed a race equity lens in its work within its Baltimore and Atlanta programs.

June 10, 2016

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Aligning Capital With Mission

Lessons from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Social Investment Program

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This report shares the results of an in-depth evaluation of Casey’s Social Investment Program. Readers will learn if the program is making a difference, the opportunities and challenges that impact investors commonly face, and what lessons the Foundation has learned in navigating the mission investing field.

May 1, 2016

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A Shared Sentence

The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities

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The incarceration of a parent can have as much impact on a child’s well-being as abuse or domestic violence. But while states spend heavily on corrections, few resources exist to support those left behind. A Shared Sentence offers commonsense proposals to address the increased poverty and stress that children of incarcerated parents experience.

April 18, 2016

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Collective Impact in Workforce Development: A Working Paper

Perspectives From the Field

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This working paper explores the concept of collective impact in the workforce development field — its successes, limitations and potential for benefiting prospective employees and business alike. Drawing from interviews with experts, this report offers several examples of multisector collaboration and recommendations for implementing such strategies for funders, policymakers and organizations focused on employment and training.

March 25, 2016

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By The Numbers: A Race for Results Case Study

Using Disaggregated Data to Inform Policies, Practices and Decision-making

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This case study examines how collecting and utilizing race-based data to inform decision making can help support better outcomes for children and communities of color. 

March 20, 2016

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