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Young Parents Face Daily Challenges, Says New Report

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Young parents, ages 18-24, face daily challenges that threaten their children's development

Young parents face a host of challenges in their daily lives, from securing adequate child care to advancing their education or landing jobs that can sustain their families, according to a Casey-funded study.

Posted March 26, 2018

New Infographic Offers a Glimpse at Casey’s 2017 Accomplishments

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A happy family with a child at the center

A new infographic offers a glimpse into some of these accomplishments from the Foundation’s 2017 investments. 2017 Making a Difference offers selected data points under the Foundation’s four strategy areas: family, opportunity, community and strategies for scale.

Posted March 23, 2018

Talking Family-Centered Practice With United Way’s Henrietta Muñoz

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Henrietta Muñoz (holding child) and staff from Dual Generation Partnership

Henrietta Muñoz, senior vice president of research and evaluation at United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County, shares her thoughts on adopting a family-centered practice. In this post, she discusses the values driving this work, training recommendations and how family-centered approaches intersect with evidence-based service models.

Posted March 22, 2018

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Big Ideas for Job Creation

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Improving Access to Public Benefits

Not all families are able to gain access to the benefits for which they are eligible. What can funders, communities and the government do to connect low-income families to these supports.