Welcome to the Annie E. Casey Foundation podcast. A monthly conversation focusing on how all of us can work together to build a brighter future for kids, families and communities. Hosted by Lisa Hamilton, the Foundation's President & CEO.
Nicole Lynn Lewis on Young Student Parents
In this episode of CaseyCast: Casey's Lisa Hamilton chats with Nicole Lynn Lewis, who leads Generation Hope, a nonprofit devoted to helping young parents go to — and graduate from — college.
Naomi Wadler on Raising Youth Voices and Youth Advocates
Casey's Lisa Hamilton chats with Naomi Wadler who, at age 11, captivated millions at a 2018 March For Our Lives event in Washington, D.C. Now 15, Naomi continues to connect with audiences and advocate against gun violence.
In this episode, Wadler about her rapid rise as a youth advocate, how parents — and politicians — can support young leaders, and what kids should keep in mind as they speak up and seek out meaningful change.
Learn more at https://www.aecf.org/blog/naomi-wadler-on-raising-youth-voices-and-youth-advocates
Karol Mason on Criminal Justice Reform
In this episode of CaseyCast, Lisa Hamilton chats with Karol Mason, president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and one of the nation’s leading voices in criminal justice reform.
David Brooks on Strengthening America’s Social Fabric
The latest CaseyCast episode features David Brooks — a journalist and social sciences scholar who is leading an inspiring charge to build stronger communities and social trust.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Talks Cities and Building a Better Future
In this episode of CaseyCast, Casey Foundation President & CEO Lisa Hamilton talks with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer about America’s cities, their greatest challenges, their role in driving change and their capacity to help kids and families flourish.
Learn more at https://www.aecf.org/blog/greg-fischer-on-the-role-of-american-cities-in-building-a-better-future.
Habitat's Jonathan Reckford on Housing's Vital Role in Well-Being
In this episode of CaseyCast, Lisa Hamilton chats with Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity, about America’s broken housing market, how we got here and the vital role that housing plays in creating successful families and communities.
Fantastic Philanthropic Foundation
I am happy to hear this podcast from such an excellent philanthropic fooundation in support of child welfare in Oregon, where I live. Your podcast deserves to be heard by all child welfare professionals and child welfare "graduates." Thank you for your work! Jo Calk, Lincoln City, Oregon
The episode with Judge William Thorne is fantastic! The recruitment strategies shared should be applied at states and counties across the nation. This podcast was really inspiring to me as a child welfare social worker
Episode 1 Should Be Required Listening
I was so impressed with this podcast’s first guest. Pastor has a command of persuasive facts to offer a straightforward and compelling perspective for considering the best conditions of everyone to be in our community’s best interest. I definitely plan to listen again.