Family Engagement and PDG B5 Ideas, Frameworks and Tools
This slide deck, from BUILD’s 2018 Meeting, Making the Most of It – Birth to Five Preschool Development Grant Meeting, is by the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP). The presentation outlines the Strengthening Families Framework as a source of ideas and tools for family engagement planning in the PDG grant applications.
Family Voice Matters: The Importance of Effective Parent Coalitions
Blog January 31, 2023
BUILD recently interviewed five parent leaders about their experience in parent coalitions. In addition to reminding us of the need to address implicit bias on behalf of all families and children, they provided their thoughts on ways to ensure the coalitions fulfill their purpose and best meet the needs of families, and whether there’s room for improvement in the way they function. Here’s what they told us.
Centering Families in Community Partnerships in Minnesota
Podcast October 4, 2022
Megan Waltz is Supervisor for Promotion and Prevention Unit within the Child Safety and Permanency Division at Minnesota Department of Human Services. Host Dr. Sherri Killins Stewart talks with Megan about how she develops systems that are more responsive to family needs by truly listening to the communities she serves.
Building Networks Responsive to Family Voice
Podcast September 6, 2022
As director of equity and inclusion at the Early Care and Learning Council in New York, Fannie Glover is constantly reminding her team to prioritize authentic relationships with families and their communities. Host Dr. Sherri Killins Stewart asks Fannie to share how she leads for equity in her day-to-day, and how she stays the course in the long-term.