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Changing the Narrative About Youth of Color in Atlanta

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In collaboration with community partners, the Casey Foundation recently launched (ad)Vantage Point — a program developed by local artist Fahamu Pecou to provide young men of color from Maynard Jackson High School with an opportunity to share their experiences and perspectives using art.

Posted May 24, 2017

Casey Seeks New Partners for its Evidence2Success Framework

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The Casey Foundation is seeking proposals from communities interested in implementing Evidence2Success, a framework that brings public system and resident leaders together to improve child well-being. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. ET on August 4, 2017.

Posted May 15, 2017

Embracing Sector Strategies: Workforce Boards Share Lessons

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Workforce development boards in five states — Arizona, Colorado, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia — share lessons on effectively implementing sector strategies that address job-seeker challenges and employer needs.

Posted May 14, 2017

Casey Seeks Grant Proposals for Trauma-Response Pilot in Atlanta

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The Casey Foundation is seeking proposals from community members interested in leading a trauma-response pilot in NPU-V through a grant of up to $60,000. The pilot would equip residents with violence prevention and intervention skills and other tools to improve neighborhood safety. Individuals, nonprofits and community-based organizations are welcome to apply.

Posted May 2, 2017

Considering Culture

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This case study examines the role of culture in informing and enhancing efforts to level life’s playing field for children of color. Readers will learn how organizations are applying evidence-based practices in culturally relevant ways and how local programs are adopting nontraditional approaches to successfully serve communities of color. 

Considering Culture is the fourth installment in a five-part Race for Results case study series. 

 

Posted April 25, 2017

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Building Baltimore's Next Economy

Greater Baltimore has significant assets on which to build a more opportunity-rich next economy, but they aren’t being fully exploited. What can be done?