This report provides a clear blueprint for closing youth prisons and replacing them with community-based juvenile justice services. Readers will learn how this new system can hold youth accountable — without resorting to incarceration — while cultivating a young person’s strengths, interests and sense of belonging.
A healthy mouth helps children maintain better self-esteem, nutrition and overall health, according to experts. Yet, the likelihood that a child has teeth in excellent or very good condition varies nationwide.
A new brief from the Annie E. Casey Foundation highlights nine practical strategies for helping school leaders, administrators and teachers implement and sustain evidence-based Social-Emotional Learning programs for their students.
After months of community organizing and meetings with legislators, advocates from Youth Empowered Society, a Casey grantee, are celebrating a big win: The Maryland General Assembly’s passage of the Ending Youth Homelessness Act of 2018.