What Does Quality and Evidence Look Like When You Care About Racial Equity and Families of Young Children in the Child Welfare System?
This session was presented during the BUILD 2021 National Conference.
In this session, panelists will respond to the following questions: Why should we talk about child- welfare-involved families at an early childhood conference? What are the challenges of meeting the complex needs of families with evidence-based interventions? How do child welfare and early childhood systems respond to people who have been marginalized by both systems? What are the benefits and limitations of implementing evidence-based models, such as home visiting and early childhood court teams, with families of color with young children who are engaged in the child welfare system?
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.