ASQ Screening Collaborative

VCR is pleased to announce we have received funding from System of Care St. Louis Region to continue and expand the work of the ASQ Screening Collaborative. This funding will allow us to hire additional staff to support, grow, and strengthen the work of this initiative. The hiring process is currently underway and we look forward to introducing you to […]

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Legislative Wrap-Up Forum May 24

In this unusual 2018 Missouri Legislature session punctuated by criminal charges being filed against the governor, what actions have been taken that affect children and families? Get a full review at the annual Legislative Wrap-Up forum on Thursday, May 24, at the Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being, 1000 N. Vandeventer Ave. Networking and registration begin at 8:30 a.m.. and the […]

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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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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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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 ┬áSt. 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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