Virginia’s early childhood statewide system, Smart Beginnings, was created in 2005. Host Karen Ponder speaks to Kathy Glazer, president of the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation, and Abby Hamilton, president and CEO of United Way of Roanoke Valley, about this locally-driven enterprise creating community commitment to school readiness.
El sistema estatal para la primera infancia de Virginia, Inicios Inteligentes, se creó en 2005. La anfitriona Karen Ponder habla con Kathy Glazer, presidenta de Virginia Early Childhood Foundation, y Abby Hamilton, presidenta y directora ejecutiva de United Way de Roanoke Valley, sobre esta iniciativa impulsada localmente para crear un compromiso comunitario con la preparación escolar.
Article January 21, 2022
As race, racism, anti-racism, equity and inclusion become front and center across multiple facets of American life, culture, politics, and institutions, directors across California say now is the time to work together as child welfare leaders to better understand and dismantle dominant and oppressive culture characteristics that exist in the system, both for the benefit of the workforce and for the children and families served.
Report January 21, 2022
This resource from the Child and Family Policy Institute of California identifies steps to support child welfare directors.
Website January 21, 2022
The California Child Welfare Core Practice Model is a statewide effort to develop and implement a framework to support child welfare practice and allow child welfare professionals to be more effective in their roles. The CPM is intended to guide practice, service delivery, and decision-making.