Children, Youth & Families

10:00am - 11:15am
Online Zoom Meeting
Open to: 
PhilMO Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
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Join us for a panel discussion to learn why and how philanthropy is mobilizing to promote fair representation in redistricting. This program will be of special interest to funders who have...View Details
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9:00am - 10:30am
Maritz Headquarters
Open to: 
GCG Full Members (free) & Non-Member Funders ($50)
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Gateway Center for Giving, in partnership with local strategy organization SkipNV, will host a gathering of funders interested in considering the question, “How can we ensure that all St. Louisans...View Details
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Through this program, funders received: An update on the first year of the Missouri Office of Childhood and its Director, Dr. Pam Thomas via virtual webinar recording. An update on the establishment of the Gateway Early Childhood Alliance and its Director, Katie Rahn. A deeper understanding of existing public funds to support early childhood providers, barriers to accessing those funds, and the role philanthropy can play in closing gaps. An opportunity to share their own collaborative or individual funding efforts in the early child space.
Vanderbilt University Cultural Context of Health & Wellbeing Initiative, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released a new report that focuses on three key areas in which insights and examples from abroad can improve USA health policy around childhood obesity. The report's goal is to create a mutual understanding that: food is more than nutrition, health is more than weight, and diet is more than individual choice. The report presents the most effective and sustainable efforts to improve child nutrition while taking into account cultural contexts and colonial legacies in...


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