Texas

On the Ground in Texas

Results Count

Helping leaders, organizations and groups move from intention to action for children and families.

Family-Centered Community Change

A community development strategy promoting healthy development and academic success for kids alongside adult services focused on parenting and financial stability.

KIDS COUNT Network

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. 

Center for Working Families

An effective strategy to assist low-income individuals and families with reaching financial stability and moving up the economic ladder.

Lessons From Texas

Detention Reform and Girls

Challenges and Solutions

Report

This report examines the complex personal and social backdrop for girls in the delinquency system and looks at how girls are tracked at various key points in the juvenile justice process. By mapping how girls end up in the system, this report provides recommendations for gender-responsive detention reform.

January 1, 2005

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Leadership in Action Program

Brochure

Casey’s Leadership in Action Program delivers hands-on training for people from diverse fields and backgrounds who are working hard to improve results for vulnerable children and families. This brochure explains how the program works and how to tell if a community is ready to participate.

January 1, 2007

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Blog Post

Annual JDAI Conference Celebrates Success

The 19th JDAI Interstate Conference was held in April 2012 as a three-day event that included more that 40 workshops and also celebrated the initiative's past two decades of success.

May 9, 2013

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JDAI interviews Thomas Brooks

Blog Post

Thomas Brooks, Chief Juvenile Probation Officer in Harris County, Texas, talks to the Casey Foundation about his experience working with young people.

November 12, 2012

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