Talking Juvenile Justice Reform

A FrameWorks Message Memo

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This FrameWorks report offers specific, tested recommendations to build public understanding of juvenile justice reform. A related toolkit explains how to implement the recommendations using examples from the juvenile justice field.

June 30, 2016

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Deploying Casey’s REI Framework

Lessons from the Civic Sites

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Deploying Casey’s REI Framework: Lessons from the Civic Sites documents the efforts of the Casey Foundation to embed a race equity lens in its work within its Baltimore and Atlanta programs.

June 10, 2016

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Aligning Capital With Mission

Lessons from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Social Investment Program

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This report shares the results of an in-depth evaluation of Casey’s Social Investment Program. Readers will learn if the program is making a difference, the opportunities and challenges that impact investors commonly face, and what lessons the Foundation has learned in navigating the mission investing field.

May 1, 2016

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A Shared Sentence

The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities

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The incarceration of a parent can have as much impact on a child’s well-being as abuse or domestic violence. But while states spend heavily on corrections, few resources exist to support those left behind. A Shared Sentence offers commonsense proposals to address the increased poverty and stress that children of incarcerated parents experience.

April 18, 2016

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Collective Impact in Workforce Development: A Working Paper

Perspectives From the Field

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This working paper explores the concept of collective impact in the workforce development field — its successes, limitations and potential for benefiting prospective employees and business alike. Drawing from interviews with experts, this report offers several examples of multisector collaboration and recommendations for implementing such strategies for funders, policymakers and organizations focused on employment and training.

March 25, 2016

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By The Numbers: A Race for Results Case Study

Using Disaggregated Data to Inform Policies, Practices and Decision-making

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This case study examines how collecting and utilizing race-based data to inform decision making can help support better outcomes for children and communities of color. 

March 20, 2016

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From Project to Platform

The Evolution of KIDS COUNT

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This report tells the story of how a single data book documenting child well-being measures turned into a mission-critical vehicle for the Casey Foundation in building bipartisan support for proven practice solutions and policy change.

March 17, 2016

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Crisis — and Opportunity — in Delaware’s Child Welfare System

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In 2011, Delaware’s child welfare system wasn’t just in trouble — it was in crisis, with too many teens entering out-of-home care and later exiting foster care disconnected from family. To fix this broken system, the state launched a sweeping, data-driven reform effort called Outcomes Matter. The initiative boosted morale among caseworkers and gave kids and families a critical voice in the decision-making process. But the best part? The effort helped improve the well-being of Delaware’s children and families.  

March 2, 2016

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Recasting American Apprenticeship

A Summary of the Barriers to Apprenticeship Expansion Research Project

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This report presents new research and recommendations aimed at helping businesses recognize apprenticeships as a valuable, viable workforce development strategy. Its companion publication, Recasting Apprenticeship Annotated Bibliography, shares a collection of literature on apprenticeship.

February 24, 2016

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