“East Side Thrives” to Promote Children’s Health, Knowledge, Leadership

Vision for Children at Risk is pleased to be part of the East Side Thrives¬† collective impact project announced on Dec. 17 by an enthusiastic crowd of young people, partner agencies and community leaders. Funded by a $500,000 Impact grant from Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK), the 18-month project will involve nine agencies working together in a collective impact framework called […]

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Presentation on Child Well-Being to the Ferguson Commission

VCR Director Rich Patton gave a presentation on the state of child well-being in the St. Louis area to a recent meeting of the Ferguson Commission. The slides illustrate the wide disparities in child well-being across the region, along with VCR’s overall view of the issue and the strategic approach that should be taken to address it. See his slides.

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Over 400 participate in Child Advocacy Day

Over 400 people from across the state participated in Child Advocacy Day on April 1. Participants chose workshops in the morning to hone their advocacy skills, marched to the Capitol for a rally and award ceremony. Then advocates stormed the offices of their Representatives and Senators.

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