Youth Development


The Girls Index: New Insights into the Complex World of Today’s Girls

Friday, January 31, 2020 |
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Koppers Building, E.P. Mellon Room, Lower Level Conference Center

Join us to learn the newest insights and practical intervention strategies from Dr. Lisa Hinkelman as she presents original research from The Girls’ Index, the country’s largest, first-of-its-kind national survey designed to develop a deeper understanding of the thoughts, experiences, perceptions, beliefs, behaviors and attitudes of teen girls throughout the United States.

Trauma-Informed Philanthropy: A Funder's Resource Guide for Supporting Trauma-Informed Practice in the Delaware Valley

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This guide was developed as a partnership of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey with the goal of raising awareness among funders about ACEs (adverse childhood experiences), trauma, and resilience and help them understand how they can apply trauma-informed practice to their work.

Serving Foster Care Youth: An Update on the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

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On Friday, January 29th, Grantmakers of Western PA, along with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, was pleased to welcome the Annie E. Casey Foundation and its Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative to Pittsburgh. We were joined by Marc Chena, JoAnn Hannah and Erin Dalton over breakfast at the Duquesne Club for the opportunity to meet the Jim Casey team and hear about the latest developments in the field of foster care youth.

Kids Count Data Book

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Annie E. Casey Foundation has just released this year’s edition of its annual report on child well-being, the KIDS COUNT Data Book. This respected state-by-state report details what child poverty looks like in the U.S. today.
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