Creating Family Centered Partnerships in Minnesota
Amanda Varley is the Preschool Development Grant Manager for the Minnesota Department of Education. Host Dr. Sherri Killins Stewart talks with Amanda about the ways her department has utilized partnerships to center family voices and increase opportunities for children and families.
Amanda Varley es la directora de subvenciones para el desarrollo preescolar del Departamento de Educación de Minnesota. Este es un resumen de su entrevista con la Doctora Sherri Killins Stewart de nuestro episodio en inglés. Aprendemos de Amanda como involucra a las familias dentro del mismo sistema para que sus voces sean parte integral de cómo se reparten las subvenciones.
Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and their Families Webinar Series Report
Report May 26, 2023
This report summarizes the webinar series Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and Their Families. The five webinars were held monthly from January through May 2022 and were facilitated by Dr. Cynthia L. Tate, of BUILD.
Incorporating Home-Based Educator Wellness in Equitable Early Childhood Systems
Video May 2, 2023
In this session, Shayla Collins (UW Center for Child & Family Well-Being), Dr. Rena Hallam (Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood), and Dr. Laura Lessard (Childcare Wellbeing Initiative) shared Shining the Light on You, their innovative wellness program designed for family child care educators, and Pilar Torres (L.U.N.A.) discussed ways to embed HBCC wellness support into ECE systems for educators whose primary language is Spanish.
Story of the Granny Midwives
Video April 24, 2023
This video about the original midwives, is a reminder of the the systematic eradication of Black midwives, as well as the hope and promise of the work Black midwives and doulas are reclaiming.