The Culture of Money

The Impact of Race, Ethnicity, and Color on the Implementation of Asset-Building Strategies

Brief

This report, prepared for the Casey Foundation, provides a new lens for understanding the cultural, historic, and economic factors that impact consumer choice in target communities of color. It emphasizes the critical importance of developing an accurate profile of a program’s target audience or market before designing implementation strategies. It also provides examples of how community-level practitioners and program managers have considered racial and ethnic dynamics and adapted mainstream strategies to their clientele.

January 1, 2006

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Youth and Work

Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity

Policy Report

This KIDS COUNT policy report suggests that business, government, philanthropy and communities must come together to create opportunities and build a stronger workforce.

March 1, 2012

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The New KIDS COUNT Index

Report

In 2012, the Annie E. Casey Foundation hit the refresh button on their longstanding, successful KIDS COUNT index. Learn what changed, why it matters and how the tool’s expanded scope is helping state-level advocates take an even sharper, deeper look at child welfare issues.    

July 1, 2012

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Program Area

Evidence-Based Practice

Promoting child well-being by investing in the development and use of rigorously evaluated programs that help kids reach critical milestones on the path to adulthood.

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Program Area

Research and Policy

Improving the lives of millions of children by producing evidence on which ideas and programs work and by advancing sound policy reforms.

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Data Snapshot on High-Poverty Communities

Children Living in America's High-Poverty Communities

Brief

This data snapshot highlights newly available national, state and city data in the KIDS COUNT Data Center that shows a 25% increase in the number of children residing in areas of concentrated poverty since 2000.

February 1, 2012

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Casey Works to Make Evidence-Based Practice the Norm

Blog Post

Learn how the Annie E. Casey Foundation promotes greater use of evidence-based practice in child welfare, system reform, health, education, mental health, youth in transition, adolescent health and development and community building.

February 2, 2011

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