Report: Philanthropy Must Invest in Grassroots Movements in Atlanta

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Grassroots organizations are partnering with resident leaders to address Atlanta’s persistent racial wealth gap and expand opportunities for its immigrant, black and LGBTQ communities. But philanthropy must do more to help ensure these organizations thrive, according to a new report

April 17, 2018

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Young Adults, College Paths and Race: What the Data Say

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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.

March 13, 2018

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Casey-Funded Report Documents the Criminalization of Poverty

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In Maryland, state and local policies place financial burdens on those who can least afford it. It’s a system that causes unnecessary arrests, criminal charges and the imprisonment of poor people, according to a new Casey-funded study and report. 

March 5, 2018

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Improving Foster Care for Young People of Color

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Social, systemic and structural barriers create disparate and disheartening outcomes for young people of color in foster care. Learn how the Annie E. Casey Foundation and its Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative are pushing for better strategies and fairer outcomes.

January 19, 2018

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