New Children of Metropolitan St. Louis Report Offers Community Data on Child Well-Being

Vision for Children at Risk has released the 2017-18 Children of Metropolitan St. Louis report containing community data on over 40 indicators of child well-being. These indicators cover Family Support, Maternal & Child Health, Early Childhood Development, Quality Education, and Safe Neighborhoods & Strong Communities. Data is available by ZIP code across the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. […]

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Building Blocks Report Shows Supply and Demand for Early Care and Education Programs in the St. Louis Region

The St. Louis Regional Early Childhood Council Data Committee, along with Vision for Children at Risk and Missouri Wonk, have released a report studying the location and type of early care and education programs in the St. Louis region. Data is shown by ZIP code and school district, for programs that are centers, home-based and school-based. The report tracks 2,641 […]

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First Lady Sheena Greitens Joins in Honoring Heroic Service to Children in Foster and Adoptive Care

Over 300 guests joined Missouri First Lady Sheena Greitens in honoring resource families and agency staff for outstanding service to children in foster and adoptive care at the fourth annual Stepping Up for Kids Awards Luncheon on Oct. 6, 2017 at Norwood Hills Country Club.                 Congratulations 2017 Honorees! Front row from left: Stephanie Littlejohn, St. Louis Family Court Juvenile Division (Honoree) Bridget Virdure, Youth […]

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Early Childhood Summit Advances Early Childhood Plan

Over 250 early childhood professionals, child advocates, nonprofit executives, funders, parents, businesses and other community leaders gathered for the St. Louis Metropolitan Early Childhood Summit on October 4, 2017. The Summit was presented by Vision for Children at Risk, the St. Louis Regional Early Childhood Council and Ready by 21 St. Louis. Thanks to our sponsors the Deaconess Foundation (Leadership […]

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Turn the Page STL Early Literacy Initiative Kicks Off Sept. 28

Join the Turn the Page STL and the St. Louis Regional Early Childhood Council at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28, for the kickoff of this campaign to get more parents and children reading  St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger will lead the kickoff which will be held at the Missouri History Museum.   […]

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