This tool kit assists systems leaders in gathering, assessing, sharing and leveraging data on expectant and parenting youth in foster care. The end goal? A better, brighter future for these families.

The Center for the Study of Social Policy and more than 20 national experts — including representatives from Chapin Hall, Child Trends, Connecticut Department of Children and Families, Montclair State University, the Multi-Agency Alliance for Children, New York City Administration for Children’s Services, Springfield College, Tennessee Department of Children’s Services and the University of Texas at Austin, as well as young people involved with the Casey Foundation's Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative — helped to develop this resource for systems leaders.