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Report Offers Advice to Funders on Supporting Two-Generation Work

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Two children run on a playground

Investing in Innovation reflects on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s experience with Family Economic Success - Early Childhood Education — a two-generation initiative aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty. The report shares valuable lessons and advice for funders who may be interested in supporting this field of work.

Posted May 24, 2018

ARC Reflections: Helping Kids in Foster Care Build Healthy Attachments

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The Casey Foundation developed a training for foster parents that help them build strong attachments with young people who may have experienced trauma.

Healthy attachments with caregivers enable children to develop a positive sense of self and explore and participate in the world around them. ARC Reflections, a free training curriculum for foster parents and kin caregivers, helps adults build these vital healthy attachments with kids in their care. 

Posted May 24, 2018

Investing in Innovation


This report, designed to aid funders, shares lessons and recommendations that are based on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s experience with a two-generation initiative aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty.

Posted May 20, 2018

Policies Threaten Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families

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A mother with child. It is important for children to remain connected to their parents.

Many of the nation's 18 million children who are in immigrant families were being threatened with separation from their parents, denial of access to basic services and dangerously rising levels of stress resulting from fears that any knock at the front door could result in a horrible, life-changing experience.

Posted May 18, 2018

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Big Ideas for Job Creation

How best to address the nation's unemployment rate? Thirteen of the country's most innovative thinkers offer big ideas worthy of consideration and potential investment.

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.