In the weeks leading up to the BUILD 2022 conference, we are hosting a pre-conference webinar series to introduce topics that will be explored further during the conference. These webinars will be open to all, while the webinar resources and recordings will be available to conference attendees.
LaToya Ruby Frazier – visual artist, MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant winner, and activist – spent five months in Flint documenting the impact of the water crisis on Flint families for her award-winning photo essay Flint is Family.
Our interviewer, Denise Smith, is the Implementation Director for Hope Starts Here in Detroit, MI and the former Executive Director of Educare-Flint. Against the backdrop of Ms. Frazier’s moving photography, our speakers will share what they have learned about the devastating impact of environmental racism on children and families and how they have both made it their mission to be part of the solution.
Against the backdrop of Ms. Frazier’s moving photography, the two leaders will share what they have learned about the devastating impact of environmental racism on children and families and how they have both made it their mission to be part of the solution.
Report February 20, 2024
Raise Up Oregon: A Statewide Early Childhood System Plan 2024-2028 is grounded in equity, the science of child development, and a firm understanding that it takes leaders from early care and education, health, higher education and workforce development, housing, human services, and public education—along with families, communities, and the public and private sectors—to work together during this critical period of children’s lives. Raise Up Oregon: A Statewide Early Childhood System Plan 2024-2028 outlines meaningful actions to better serve the 43,000 children born each year in Oregon and their families.
Archived Webinar January 24, 2024
These resources are from the January 19 webinar, We Can't Do It Alone: Partnering with Local Government to Advance Statewide PN-3 Efforts.
Report January 24, 2024
This resource highlights key strategies to help state and local leaders identify common challenges and actionable strategies to strengthen alignments between state, county and city governments and coordinate prenatal through age three agendas in their communities.