On the Ground in Oklahoma

Child Welfare Strategy Group

Practice and policy experts work with public systems to improve outcomes for children involved with child welfare systems.


A group of child advocacy and research organizations representing every state and using data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity. 

Lessons From Oklahoma

A Two-Generation Strategy

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A major underpining of the Casey's Foundation's work is the core belief that creating a brighter future for kids depends on making sure their parents are successful today.

December 27, 2013

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Repealing the Hidden Tax


This article, which originally appeared in the spring 2002 issue of AdvoCasey, tells how a nonprofit in Tulsa, Okla., is helping working poor families avoid expensive tax preparers, maximize refunds and save for the future. The Foundation produced AdvoCasey as a seasonal publication with themed issues that spotlight programs and policies making measurable differences in the lives of kids and families.

March 21, 2002

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More Kids Living in Low-Income Families Today Than Before Recession

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When it comes to child well-being, the research is clear: Family finances matter. Poverty can impede a child’s ability to learn and contribute to social, emotional and behavioral problems. In total, 31 million kids— 43% of the nation’s children — now live in families that are low-income.

February 2, 2017

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