Your Organization Is Invited to Participate in the April 29 Healthy Kids Family Resource Fair

The St. Louis Family & Community Partnership and the St. Louis Area Council on Child Abuse and Neglect will sponsor the third annual Healthy Kids Family Resource Fair, on Saturday, April 29, from 10 am to 2 pm at the O’Fallon Park YMCA Recreation Complex. At this event, your organization can reach an audience of families from throughout the north St. […]

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Where Do St. Louis Mayoral Candidates Stand on Child/Family Issues?

Children and families should be an important consideration in choosing the next mayor of the City of St. Louis. Our partners have joined to circulate a questionnaire to the candidates about their views on child/family issues. Read each candidate’s responses to our seven questions to compare their platforms. Contributing to the questionnaire were Generate Health, the St. Louis Regional Early […]

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Join Us for Feb. 22 Webinar: Race, Equity, and Ethics: Questions on Child Welfare and Predictive Analytics

Join Vision for Children at Risk and the St. Louis Area Council on Child Abuse and Neglect for this important webinar When: Wednesday, February 22 from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Where: Vision for Children at Risk Offices, 2401 N. Grand Blvd., 63106 Through an ongoing webinar series, the Alliance for Racial Equity in Child Welfare is exploring how child […]

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A View of Possible Medicaid Changes and Medicaid’s Value to Missouri

By Jim Braibish and Colleen Mulligan, Practicum Student Significant changes in Medicaid are being considered nationally and in Missouri, according to Missouri Budget Project Executive Director Amy Blouin. She spoke to an audience of over 50 at the Jan. 18 meeting of the St. Louis Family & Community Partnership. Congress is considering replacing the current funding mechanism of Medicaid (matching […]

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Prenatal to Age 3: A Comprehensive, Racially-Equitable Policy Plan for Universal Healthy Child Development

On December 19, the Regional Early Childhood Council, Ready by 21 St. Louis and Vision for Children at Risk hosted a webinar presented by the BUILD Initiative and Child and Family Policy Center titled, Place, Race, ACE, and the First 1000 Days: New Policy Imperatives for Early Childhood. About 25 people participated. As the title implies, achieving racial equity in early childhood […]

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