How did children and their families fare in the 2016 Missouri legislative session? Please join us for the 2016 Legislative Wrap-Up Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the program from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave. in Richmond Heights. Speakers will include representatives of the Missouri Children’s Leadership Council and the Missouri […]
Casey Family Programs has highlighted the work of Vision for Children at Risk on its website. The site notes VCR’s data on child abuse and neglect and how it is presented by ZIP code; it also notes this data is intended to stimulate community action to improve child well-being. See the page with VCR cited as an example of how […]
By Anne Kessen Lowell and Dawn Winkler Co-Chairs, St. Louis Regional Early Childhood Council (Commentary published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 18, 2016) The Missouri Minority Daycare Association recently voiced concerns regarding alleged unfair treatment of minority-owned child care centers in the state’s administration of licensing oversight and subsidy contracts. Concerns of racism must be taken seriously, and minority […]
Thanks to all the organizations in the community that displayed Child Abuse Prevention Month yard signs during April. Here are photos of just a few. For more, see the Vision for Children at Risk Facebook postings from throughout April.
Families enjoyed entertainment and food, and learned about supportive resources at the Healthy Kids Day and Family Resource Fair Saturday, April 30 at the O’Fallon Park Recreation Center YMCA. The event was organized by the St. Louis Family & Community Partnership (staffed by Vision for Children at Risk), the YMCA, the St. Louis Area Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, and […]