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Sharing Power

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Sharing Power: History and Contributions of Organizing in the Continuum of Youth Engagement

This guide gives an overview of youth organizing in the United States. It is part of the Equity Conversation Guides For Young Leaders and Partners series that aims to help leaders engage young people in conversations about dismantling racism in child-serving systems and ultimately partner with these youth to advance equity and inclusion solutions.

Posted June 15, 2018

Discovering Self

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Discovering Self: Identity and Culture

This guide supports a strengths-based exploration of identity development. It is part of the Equity Conversation Guides For Young Leaders and Partners series that aims to help leaders engage young people in conversations about dismantling racism in child-serving systems and ultimately partner with these youth to advance equity and inclusion solutions.

Posted June 15, 2018

Digging Deep

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Digging Deep: Historical Context of Child Welfare Systems

This guide reviews 400 years of child welfare and juvenile justice systems in the United States. It is part of the Equity Conversation Guides For Young Leaders and Partners series that aims to help leaders engage young people in conversations about dismantling racism in child-serving systems and ultimately partner with these youth to advance equity and inclusion solutions.

Posted June 15, 2018

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What We Know

Proven Programs for Youth

Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development helps communities and professionals find and fund proven programs that promote children’s health and development.

Youth Incarceration Drops

The U.S. lock-up rate for young people is rapidly declining. Check out our infographic underscoring the sea change in youth confinement that is underway.

What is Permanence?

Every child needs and deserves to grow up in a safe, loving and nurturing family – a family whose support is unconditional and will last a lifetime.

Relative Caregivers on the Rise

One in 11 U.S. kids will live in kinship care at some point before the age of 18. What can we do to support relative caregivers to ensure that their children thrive.

Detention Reform for Girls

Effectively serving girls are among the most difficult issues facing detention leaders. We offer a how-to guide to help administrators create needed reforms.

First Eight Years are Critical

This KIDS COUNT policy report makes the case for investing in an integrated and comprehensive solution to meet the developmental needs of all children through age 8,