Race for Results

The future prosperity of the United States and right here in Maine depends on widely distributed opportunity for all children, regardless of where they live or what racial or ethnic group they belong to. The sustainability of America’s prosperity depends on it. The rapidly changing demographics of American society mean that children of color will … More Race for Results

National KIDS COUNT Report Shows Decrease in Youth Incarceration in the United States and Maine

According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s (AECF) new KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot: Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States, the rate of young people in correctional facilities in Maine on a single day fell to 142 per 100,000 youth in 2010, down from 219 per 100,000 in 1997. The decline in youth confinement over the past … More National KIDS COUNT Report Shows Decrease in Youth Incarceration in the United States and Maine