Annie Casey Policy Report Charts Course for Helping Young Parents and Families Thrive

Report Charts Course for Helping Young Parents and Families Thrive

Young parents often face an uneasy road to adulthood — one that challenges their capacity to learn, earn and raise a family.

A new KIDS COUNT® policy report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation describes the issues young parents face and identifies policy improvements and investments that can enable more young families to succeed.

The gains are twofold, according to the report, Opening Doors for Young Parents. “By helping young parents navigate the difficult transitions to both adulthood and parenthood, we can change the odds for both them and their children — truly an investment that will pay double dividends for many years to come.”

Read the new report on young parents and their kids