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Kin Guardianship Spending Has Skyrocketed Since 2010

A new report on kinship caregiving in America shows that federal spending to help relatives care for the children of loved ones as increased

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Investments to Develop an “Emerging Adult” Justice System

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is funding projects to develop a criminal justice framework for “emerging adults” between 18 and 25. 


Study Shows Link Between Federal Support and Improved Outcomes After Foster Care

Although states across the country now offer federally funded housing, job training and educational opportunities for foster youth after age 18, a new report reveals that stable housing, supportive family and social connections and access to college “remain beyond reach for too many young people with foster care experience.” 

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New Hampshire Child Welfare Leader to Join Annie E. Casey Foundation

Joe Ribsam, head of New Hampshire’s Division for Children, Youth and Families, will depart June 1 to join the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Annual Child Well-Being Data Book Highlights Mental Health


Annual Child Well-Being Data Book Highlights Mental Health

The new KIDS COUNT Data Book shows that young Americans faced significant mental health challenges even before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bill Would Help States Track Down Missing Foster Children


Stimulus Aid for Former Foster Youth Isn’t Reaching Most Eligible Kentuckians

A federal stimulus package that was meant to provide aid to current and former foster youth is not reaching many Kentuckians who may need it.

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    Prevent Child Abuse America Offers Grants to Tackle Racial Disparity


    Prevent Child Abuse America Offers Grants to Tackle Racial Disparity

    Prevent Child Abuse America is offering nonprofits with a history of serving Black, Latino and Indigenous families grants of up to $150,000.

    Juvenile justice expert David Roush on juvenile detention reform.


    The ‘Gold Standard’ of Juvenile Detention Reform Shows There’s Still Work to be Done

    Racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile detention are not unique to Cook County, but data validate the need for new approaches.

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    Juvenile Justice System Groups Picked for Training in Positive Youth Development

    A leading philanthropy this week announced the next group of organizations to receive training aimed at encouraging juvenile justice professionals to embrace and spread the principles of positive youth development. In the view of the reformers, frontline staff should be less concerned with sternly enforcing rules to keep kids in line and more about building on the strengths and assets that they and their families bring to the table.