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Michelle H., et al. v. McMaster and Leach Progress Report (October 2018-March 31, 2019)

October 2019

This is the fifth report on the progress of the South Carolina Department of Social Services in meeting the requirements of the Final Settlement Agreement.

(177 pp)

Video

inSIGHT: A Workshop on Implicit Racial Bias for Child Protection Workers

September 2019

This curriculum combines a series of online, digital modules with an in-person training tailored to the needs of specific child protection agencies. The digital modules are designed to provide an introduction to implicit racial bias; the tailored in-person training is designed by expert facilitators based on the needs of individual jurisdictions. 

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Legal Partnering for Child and Family Health: An Opportunity and Call to Action for Early Childhood Systems

September 2019

This brief focuses on the important role that legal interventions can play in accelerating access to concrete supports in times of need for families with young children. It calls upon early childhood systems to robustly integrate legal partnering into its concrete support “toolbox”—so that all families “know their rights” and more families can pursue those legal rights if they wish. 

(27 pp)

Webinar

Engaged Communities Preventing Child Abuse: The 90by30 Story

September 2019

This webinar discussed 90by30, a community-campus partnership based in Lane County, Oregon whose stated mission is to decrease child abuse 90% by the year 2030. This initiative is housed at the University of Oregon’s Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect (CPAN), a community engagement, public health model using the Strengthening Families Protective Factors approach within a Collective Impact framework.

Brief

Putting Our Children at Risk: The Impact of the Public Charge Rule on Immigrant Children and Families

September 2019

This brief highlights the damaging effects of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)'s recently published final public charge rule, specifically its anticipated impact on access to health coverage, food security, and housing stability for immigrant children and families.

Webinar

Increasing Business Investments in ECE: Leveraging Local Chambers of Commerce

August 2019

This presentation provided effective strategies on how to engage the business community through local chambers of commerce to increase investments in early care and education. Participants heard how Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and Association of Washington Business worked together in Washington State to create such investments and the benefits it has provided to families, business, and the broader community. Presenters included Julia Barfield, Senior Manager at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation; Michele Beehler, Director of Human Resources at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories; and Amy Anderson, Government Affairs Director at the Association of Washington Business.

Brief

Youth Thrive Survey Tip Sheet for Professionals

August 2019

This tip sheet serves as a tool for youth-serving professionals in understanding the relevance of  Youth Thrive™ Survey to their work and how it can help them best support young people.

Webinar

Building Strong Local Alliances to Support Your PN-3 Agenda

August 2019

This presentation provided community engagement strategies for sharing power and building allies to help advance work in the prenatal-to-three space. Presenters shared frameworks for community engagement which increase levels of impact, trust and communication as well as what it takes to create conditions for full engagement where all participants feel welcomed, supported, and respected for their unique contributions.

Brief

FAQs: Department of Homeland Security’s Public Charge Final Rule

August 2019

This brief contains commonly asked questions related to the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) recent issuing of a finalized rule that drastically alters longstanding policy and definition of "public charge," jeopardizing certain immigrants’ ability to become a lawful permanent resident (LPR), gain admission into the U.S, and to extend or adjust their status.

Webinar

Local Financing Strategies for Early Childhood: Examples from Two Communities

August 2019

During this webinar, representatives from two EC-LINC communities shared how they created funding for local early childhood initiatives and discussed the successful ballot initiative that established the CSCPBC organization and the role it plays as a local funder of early childhood services in Palm Beach County. The speakers also shared tips on how to be successful with similar attempts in other communities and answered questions from participants.