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A Place to Call Home in Atlanta’s Pittsburgh Neighborhood

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By the new year, Brandi Oates and her family expect to move into a renovated, nearly 1,700-square-foot home in Atlanta's Pittsburgh neighborhood. It is one of 53 houses that the Casey Foundation purchased to help increase homeownership in the area and transform it into an inclusive community where children and families can thrive.

Posted December 7, 2017

What’s Standing in the Way of Evidence-Based Programs?

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Evidence-based programs could play a real game-changing role for child and family programs if the dissemination of such programs reached a larger segment of the population. A new report examines the lack of dissemination and offers recommendations.

Posted November 15, 2017

Federal Grant Gives Evidence2Success Efforts in Utah a Boost

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The Kearns Community Coalition, which is implementing the Casey Foundation's Evidence2Success framework in Salt Lake County, Utah, has received a major boost: a five-year, $625,000 grant  from the Office of National Drug Control to curb alcohol and e-cigarette use among teens.

Posted November 6, 2017

Expanding Employment Opportunities for Returning Citizens in Atlanta

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Georgia's returning citizens — individuals who are returning to their families and the community after incarceration — are experiencing a smoother transition thanks to an organization called Georgia Justice Project, which is working to minimize the effects of a criminal record and help the formerly incarcerated regain their financial footing.

Posted October 16, 2017

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Communities


A new webinar explored how organizations that are pursuing a two-generation approach can begin to address trauma with the children and parents they serve.  

Posted October 16, 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?