Join us as we hear from community leaders about lessons-learned and key takeaways from the recent shut down and discuss how philanthropy can play a role in averting future stresses by working to address these systemic weaknesses.
Families & children
Join us for this live webinar to explore how the millennial gender wealth gap is compounded by systemic barriers including lack of affordable childcare and paid family leave policies in addition to student debt, mass incarceration, and changing family structures. Learn how Philanthropy is uniquely positioned to influence and develop interventions.
In this webinar, you’ll hear how Promise Indiana is leading the work and the message of hope a CSA brings and the ways community foundations can participate in CSA programs.
Grantmakers of Western PA, along with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, is pleased to welcome the Annie E. Casey Foundation and its Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative to Pittsburgh.
To hear expert perspective on the current status of Pennsylvania’s children, and the impact of the budget stalemate on them, please join GWP as we host one of the state’s best known advocates on behalf of children’s health, welfare and education: Joan Benso, President and CEO of Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC).
Join us for lunch and a discussion of predictive risk modeling and how this modeling can be used to improve child welfare decision making (once the child welfare system is involved) and how the community might harness this information to assist families prior to involvement in the child welfare system.
Join GWP for further exploration into the topic of trauma-informed care as we examine a bereavement camp program model with our visiting colleague organization, The Moyer Foundation.
This guide was developed as a partnership of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey with the goal of raising awareness among funders about ACEs (adverse childhood experiences), trauma, and resilience and help them understand how they can apply trauma-informed practice to their work.
On Friday, January 29th, Grantmakers of Western PA, along with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, was pleased to welcome the Annie E. Casey Foundation and its Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative to Pittsburgh. We were joined by Marc Chena, JoAnn Hannah and Erin Dalton over breakfast at the Duquesne Club for the opportunity to meet the Jim Casey team and hear about the latest developments in the field of foster care youth.