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Supporting Children, Youth, and Families Affected by “Zero Tolerance” Immigration Policies

Recent efforts to introduce new federal and state immigration legislation and to modify existing guidelines have resulted in an atmosphere of uncertainty and fear for many in immigrant, migrant, and refugee communities. This atmosphere was recently compounded by a directive to separate migrant children and parents detained after crossing the United States-Mexico border, including those seeking asylum.

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2016 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: The Bigger Picture

Hodari Davis of Youth Speaks and Dean Schillinger of the University of California, San Francisco discuss The Bigger Picture – a unique collaboration between their two organizations designed to combat the rising epidemic of type 2 diabetes by empowering youth to change the conversation about the disease.

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Is the Number of Uninsured Children Rising?

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families released a new report, Nation’s Progress on Children’s Health Coverage Reverses Course. This webinar was a robust discussion of the report’s findings, including key federal and state policy updates.

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Birthing a New Reality: Ending Maternal Mortality Disparities in the United States

Grantmakers In Health (GIH) invites you to attend a one-day meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, to discuss philanthropy’s role in addressing maternal mortality disparities.

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Supporting Children and Families through Father-Friendly Initiatives

Research has shown that positive father involvement leads to improved birth outcomes for mothers and infants, as well as greater academic success, increased self-esteem, improved ability to manage stress, and more positive social behavior in children across developmental stages.

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How Medicaid Supports Trauma-Informed Care for Children

Briefing participants learned more about current behavioral health and trauma services covered by the Medicaid benefits package, discussed examples of state-based best practices and innovative policy initiatives, and explored future opportunities to improve Medicaid’s response to children exposed to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and other forms of trauma.

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Seventh Annual Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health Meeting

Seventh Annual Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health Meeting was held from May 30-31, 2019 in Washington, DC.

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Promoting Nurturing Care for Our Youngest Children

Early childhood matters. Mounting evidence over the last several decades has demonstrated the importance of the early years to long term health, behavior, and learning.

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What’s Coming Up in 2019 for GIH and Health Philanthropy?

In 2019, there are several trends we will be following. These trends show that, in general, funders are grappling with the changing environments of service delivery, health in communities, and organizational effectiveness.

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