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Creating Opportunity for Families in East Baltimore

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In a ceremony attended by Baltimore’s mayor and other dignitaries, a new playground built by hundreds of volunteers opened today in Eager Park, a green space in the heart of East Baltimore.

Posted June 14, 2017

McCarthy Recognizes Key Source of Neighborhood Data

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In a speech to members of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, Foundation President and CEO Patrick McCarthy emphasized the importance of data in guiding decision making. His remarks underscored the essential role the partnership and its members play in providing reliable data and research in cities across the country.

Posted May 29, 2017

Changing the Narrative About Youth of Color in Atlanta

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In collaboration with community partners, the Casey Foundation recently launched (ad)Vantage Point — a program developed by local artist Fahamu Pecou to provide young men of color from Maynard Jackson High School with an opportunity to share their experiences and perspectives using art.

Posted May 24, 2017

Casey Seeks New Partners for its Evidence2Success Framework

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The Casey Foundation is seeking proposals from communities interested in implementing Evidence2Success, a framework that brings public system and resident leaders together to improve child well-being. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. ET on August 4, 2017.

Posted May 15, 2017

Embracing Sector Strategies: Workforce Boards Share Lessons

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Workforce development boards in five states — Arizona, Colorado, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia — share lessons on effectively implementing sector strategies that address job-seeker challenges and employer needs.

Posted May 14, 2017

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Building Baltimore's Next Economy

Greater Baltimore has significant assets on which to build a more opportunity-rich next economy, but they aren’t being fully exploited. What can be done?