Casey Foundation Makes Clear: JDAI is Now a System-Wide Juvenile Reform Movement
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative – known widely in the field simply as JDAI – is the longest-running philanthropic reform effort in juvenile justice. And in commencing this year’s JDAI conference for those involved in it across hundreds of sites in the country, the man in charge of it acknowledged that the name was no longer accurate.
Lisa Hamilton to Succeed Patrick McCarthy at Annie E. Casey Foundation
Lisa Hamilton has been named the next CEO of the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF), one of the nation’s most active grant makers on both child welfare and juvenile justice issues.
Clinton Campaign to Highlight Foster Care in Closing Days of Election
On Saturday, only days before election results come in, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign will focus on foster care. During an online town hall organized by a foster-youth led initiative called Foster Youth for Hillary, potential Second Lady Anne Holton will field questions from foster youth across the country.
Q&A: Bart Lubow Talks Casey Reforms, Problems with the OJJDP Agenda
A policy brief released earlier this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation highlighted the steady decline in juvenile commitments to any type of secure facility. As The Imprint reported the next day, the decline is fueled by a massive drop in state facility placements in nine states.