Join us as we review the findings from The Youth Risk Behavior Survey to highlight key opportunities for prevention and intervention.
Join us to learn the newest insights and practical intervention strategies from Dr. Lisa Hinkelman as she presents original research from The Girls’ Index, the country’s largest, first-of-its-kind national survey designed to develop a deeper understanding of the thoughts, experiences, perceptions, beliefs, behaviors and attitudes of teen girls throughout the United States.
Resources: GWP Funder Briefing: Youth Risk Behavior in Allegheny County April 21, 2020
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.
This is an in-depth look at disconnected youth by state, congressional district, county, gender, and by race and ethnicity.