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Child Poverty Remains Steady in 2012 After Four-Year Rise

For the first time since the start of the Great Recession, the U.S. child poverty rate did not increase, holding steady at 23% (16.4 million children). Thirty-eight states and the District of Columbia saw their child poverty rate stay the same or decrease between 2011 and 2012 — a positive trend, although most states' rates are still considerably above pre-recession levels.

September 2, 2013

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JDAI interviews Thomas Brooks

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Thomas Brooks, Chief Juvenile Probation Officer in Harris County, Texas, talks to the Casey Foundation about his experience working with young people.

November 12, 2012

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McCarthy Speaks at Community and Diversity in American Life Colloquium

President and CEO Patrick T. McCarthy spoke at the Community and Diversity in American Life forumat the University of Maryland, College Park. He focused on the 2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book and work done by the Foundation in areas of strengthening families, communities and opportunity for all.

November 30, 2011

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Sue Burrell Receives ABA award

Sue Burrell, a staff attorney for the San Francisco-based Youth Law Center and a JDAI technical assistance provider, recieved the American Bar Association's 2011 Livingston Hall Juvenile Justice Award. She received this award in recognition of her support for the rights of youth in California and the rest of the county.

December 21, 2012

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Developing Future JDAI Leaders Has Big Payoff

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The Applied Leadership Network (ALN) provides an extensive leadership curriculum for future JDAI leaders to encourage new methods and skills to effectively lead detention reform in deeper and more meaningful ways.

April 1, 2013

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