Legislative Wrap-Up Forum June 8

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 […]

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Show that the well-being of young children matters

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 […]

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Families Enjoy Entertainment and Learning at April 30 Family Resource Fair

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 […]

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