Nearly 24 million children have parents without full-time jobs, and many others earn too little to help their families flourish. We invest in finding ways to connect parents to economic opportunity so that the family can thrive.
In this report the reader gets an overview of how the East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative created jobs and contracting work for low-income people of color, women and local Baltimore businesses during a huge community redevelopment project. The report includes lessons learned about incorporating the strategies of economic inclusion into community development, which places the East Baltimore initiative’s efforts within a national context.
A new TEDxWilmington talk highlights the benefits of financial coaching for low-income parents and zeros in on the story of Ms. Diaz, a single mother of three who turned her life around with the help of the Casey-supported program, $tand By Me.
Seattle Jobs Initiative, with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has released the SNAP E&T Advocates Guide, which serves as a blueprint for leaders interested in helping states develop and expand skills-based SNAP E&T programs.
A new report from the Forum for Youth Investment offers a blueprint for building a strong infrastructure that promotes the use of evidence and research at every stage of the federal policymaking process.