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.
What will it take to end racism, bigotry and ethnic hatred in America? Patrick McCarthy, Casey Foundation president & CEO, offers strategies to help children and youth embrace a more equitable and inclusive society.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month — and the latest immunization rates reported on the KIDS COUNT Data Center indicate that there’s cause to celebrate. That’s because 75% of 2-year-olds across the country were immunized in 2015.
In the summer of 2017 — thanks to a program supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation — more than 8,000 young people in Baltimore had a chance to fill their idle summer months with employment experience and a paycheck.
As the 2020 U.S. census approaches, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights has produced a series of fact sheets and data tables to encourage an accurate record of people most often missed by the decennial count.