Families & children

Nov
29

Webinar: AFN Presents Clipped Wings- Helping Millennial Women Build Assets

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Thursday, November 29, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

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. 

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Sep
16

How Are Our Children Faring? An Update from Joan Benso of PA Partnerships for Children

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am

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).

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Jul
15

Using Predictive Risk Modeling to Protect Children: Opportunities to Make Better Child Welfare Decisions & Prevent Abuse & Neglect

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

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.

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Trauma-Informed Philanthropy: A Funder's Resource Guide for Supporting Trauma-Informed Practice in the Delaware Valley

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Publication date: 
10/2016

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.

Serving Foster Care Youth: An Update on the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

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Publication date: 
01/2016

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.

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