Mississippi

On the Ground in Mississippi

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Helping leaders, organizations and groups move from intention to action for children and families.

Child Welfare Strategy Group

Practice and policy experts work with public systems to improve outcomes for children involved with child welfare systems.

Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

A national and state-based initiative that unites the people, public systems and resources necessary to help young people transition from foster care to adulthood.

KIDS COUNT Network

A group of child advocacy and research organizations representing every state and using data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity. 

Lessons From Mississippi

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More Children Living in Single-Parent Families

In 2012, 35% of children (24.7 million) lived in single-parent families. While there was little change in this indicator from the previous year, the percentage of children living in these households has increased by 13% (4 million children) since 2000.

October 7, 2013

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