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 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.
New York’s landmark Close to Home juvenile justice reform initiative has radically transformed the experience of New York City’s youth — reforms that have led to significant benefits for young people, families and communities, according to a new report from the Center for Children’s Law and Policy.
The Casey Foundation has chosen Liberty City in Miami and South City in Memphis as the newest communities to implement Evidence2Success, a framework that combines public health and prevention science to help children and youth meet critical milestones.
The rate of young adults attending or completing college — 49% in 2016 — is on the rise. Despite this statistic trending in the right direction, deep racial and ethnic disparities persist along the pathway to a college degree.
Community colleges have a powerful role to play in helping students who are struggling to pay for school while also working to support their families. A new report, which checks in on the first two years of the Working Students Success Network, examines the impact of bundling services to better support these students and their success.