Annie E. Casey Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Annie E. Casey Foundation
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Local workforce unprepared to fill coming jobs in transportation sector

Industry growth and a tide of employee retirements in Baltimore's transportation sector will create or leave open thousands of jobs by 2020, but local job seekers aren't prepared to fill them, according to a study released Monday by the Opportunity C ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

New center offers financial hope for Eastside families

Today opened the eighth local Center for Working Families site at the Community Alliance of the Far Eastside, Inc. at 8902 E. 38th Street in Indianapolis on Friday, September 26, 2014. (Photo: Matt Detrich/The Star)Ilene Roper has goals: find a permanent ... [Published Indianapolis Star - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Thirty-Five Largest U.S. Cities Saw Increase in Child Poverty Rate Between 2005 and 2013

Targeted News ServiceBALTIMORE, Sept. 22 -- The Annie E. Casey Foundation issued the following news release:The 2013 American Community Survey (ACS) data show the first decline in the national child poverty rate since it began to rise in 2008. Although ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Raleigh has 6th-lowest children's poverty rate among large U.S. cities

Raleigh has a lower percentage of kids living in poverty than Charlotte and has the sixth lowest percentage of the 51 largest cities in the nation.Still, at an estimated 21,000 children in poverty in 2013, Raleigh still has a higher percentage in that ... [Published Triangle Business Journal - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Juvenile lockup boosts portion size, fruit intake

TopekaAs a test, the Shawnee County Juvenile Detention Center began in July to double the size of the meals it serves to the 10- to 17-year-olds incarcerated there. The experiment also involved replacing the sugary snack that had been provided each evening ... [Published Eudora News - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

First Focus - Briefing

**NewTIME: 11 a.m.EVENT: First Focus holds a briefing on " Permanent Homes for Foster Youth."PARTICIPANTS: Nicole Dobbins of Voice for Adoption; MaryLee Allen of the Children's Defense Fund ; Christine Calpin of Casey Family Programs ; Rob Geen of the ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Juvenile justice reforms have worked: Guest opinion

By In recent months, some voices have emerged to suggest that Multnomah County and Oregon return to the old days of juvenile justice – when officials were locking up a greater number of young people who got into trouble. But before we travel too far down ... [Published Oregonian - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Appalachian children fall behind in new study

_ Children in local Ohio counties have a lower level of well-being than children throughout the rest of the state, according to data released this week. According to Children's Defense Fund of Ohio's Kids Count 2014 data compiled by the Annie E. Casey ... [Published Steubenville Herald-Star - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

We still have a juvenile incarceratiom problem

Seven years ago when photographing for an architectural project I was working on at the time, I visited a juvenile detention facility in Texas. While there, I asked a staff member if he would ever be so successful at rehabilitating young people that he ... [Published The Hill - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Report: Wisconsin ranks last in African-American child welfare

9:18 a.m. CDTUNDATED (WSAU-Wheeler News)  Wisconsin is the worst place in the nation to be a black child. That's according to a new report from the state's Council on Children-and-Families. It said the Badger State ranks last in the nation based on 12 ... [Published 1440 WNFL - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Literacy Advocate Talks Up Campaign For Grade-Level Reading

A national advocate for literacy told a Cleveland audience Monday that efforts to boost kids’ reading skills must extend beyond the walls of the public schools. Ralph Smith directs the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading spearheaded by the Baltimore-based ... [Published IdeaStream - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Education and health have improved for US children, says annual report - Yahoo News

Early Years Cook's TrainingGrub4life offer a range of specialist cookery master classes and ...General NewsEducation and health have improved for US children, says annual reportYahoo NewsChild-wellness indicators like education and health came off better ... [Published Grub4Life - Sep 04 2014]


"This is certainly a great area for us to be paying attention to" said Don Fry , president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee and moderator of the discussion
On Oct. 3, Lake Area United Way will launch "United We Read,” a community collaborative focused on ensuring all students become excellent readers. The program uses a collective approach by partnering with local schools, businesses and non-profit organizations to provide programs and services aiding students and their families. The community collaborative strives to ensure young children are school-ready by informing and equipping parents with the necessary tools and resources to build a literacy-rich home environment, providing books to children in need to build personal home libraries, building parental awareness of early literacy skills and developmental milestones and inspiring children to read by providing volunteer reading mentors in school classrooms. All of this will bring reading to life for our youngest students.", associate director of policy reform and data at the Casey Foundation. "Now more than ever, the future prosperity of the United States depends on our ability to foster the health and well-being of the next generation."
"If we can't secure our borders, then we're not really a nation," he said. "I believe illegal means illegal, but we aren't talking about bad people here."

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Sutter: 1 in 5 American kids is poor [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 23 2014]
In 2013, Children in Poverty Grew in 35 of the ... [Published - Sep 23 2014]
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First Focus - Briefing [Published 4 Traders - Sep 22 2014]
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The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 21 2014]
The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation The KIDS COUNT Data Book is an annual publication that assesses child well-being nationally and across the 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Using an index of ...
Report: Kids Lose Ground in Poverty, Gain Groun... [Published Hfuw's Blog - Jul 28 2014]
When it comes to poverty rates, children in America are losing ground. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count Data Book , nearly one in four children in 2012 were living in families below the poverty line. That’s the bad news. ...
The many stubborn kinds of inequality that chil... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 23 2014]
Flickr user Spyros Papaspyropoulos In the 25 years since the Annie E. Casey Foundation began producing an annual databook on the status of American children, their well-being has improved in some significant ways: Teen pregnancies are much less ...
What Miracle? New Study Finds 1 in 4 Texas Chil... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jul 23 2014]
A new report released yesterday found that Texas is still one of the worst states in the U.S. to be a kid. The KIDS COUNT Data Book , a collection of data on child well-being put together by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has ranked Texas within ...
Southwest, South Score Low on Child Welfare Index [Published - Jul 22 2014]
(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Several states in the Deep South and Southwest have earned dismal scores on an annual child welfare index that cited poverty and single-parent house households as worrisome trends that must be turned around for things to improve. ...
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