LGBTQ in Child Welfare

A Systematic Review of the Literature

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This comprehensive review identifies and synthesizes literature on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in America’s child welfare system. It shares individual publication summaries as well as common themes and best practices for child welfare professionals and policymakers dedicated to building brighter futures for LGBTQ youth.

September 22, 2016

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Fostering Resident Voice and Influence

The Making Connections Experience With Resident Engagement and Leadership

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This report presents insights the Casey Foundation gained after more than a decade of working with residents to achieve better results during Making Connections, the Foundation’s signature community change effort of the 2000s.

September 1, 2016

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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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