Early Childhood Funders Collaborative (ECFC) developed the Championing Equity for Children in Our Communities Toolkit which will help funders understand the makeup of their communities and in turn, provide greater support for the children in immigrant families who comprise them.
Raising the Next Generation: A Survey of Parents and Caregivers is a new, in-depth research study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that examines what it is like to raise children in America today. Interviews were conducted with an intentional focus on parents and caregivers of different racial and ethnic backgrounds, to learn about the aspirations they have for their children, the challenges they face, and the factors that help them thrive.
People of color, particularly Black and Indigenous women, death from pregnancy-related causes has reached crisis proportions. New research from the Commonwealth Fund evaluates a wide range of community-based approaches could improve maternal health outcomes and patients’ experiences while also potentially reducing costs.
The Cigna Foundation announced the open call for applications for its Healthier Kids For Our Future® grant program, part of a five-year, $25 million global initiative focused on improving the health and well-being of children.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a new Action Plan to improve maternal health outcomes and reduce disparities that put Black, American Indian and Alaska Native women at increased risk of experiencing fatal complications in pregnancy, childbirth, and during the postpartum period.
An estimated 45,000 Kentucky children were uninsured last year, a number that has increased about 29 percent since 2016, according to a new report released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families.