This presentation from the 2017 Zero to Three Annual Conference looks at the implications of immigration-related detention and deportation on Latin-American Children and their families. Topics covered include increasing understanding of immigration trauma, increasing awareness of US children who are at risk of trauma due to sudden family separation, identifying the short - and long-term implications of threatened and actual detention and deportation on young children and their families, and some responsive interventions that can increase safety, empowerment and hope.
Podcast December 3, 2021
First Things First, Arizona’s early childhood agency, has worked over time with the many Native American tribes in the state to develop a tribal consultation model that works for both sides. With the shared goal of supporting healthy development for young children and their families, they’ve found ways to balance the state government’s data and policy needs with protecting the privacy and power of sovereign tribal nations. Host Karen Ponder speaks with Councilwoman Carletta Tilousi, an elected member of the Havasupai tribal council, and Liz Barker Alvarez, chief policy advisor at First Things First.
Listening to Parent Voices: Perigee Foundation Study on How Technology Changed What’s Possible in Home Visiting and Infant Mental Health Programs
Blog November 22, 2021
Engaging parents and creating feedback loops to ensure ongoing communication between state and local policy makers, practitioners, community leaders, and families can help systems leaders make shifts to increase opportunities for young children and families in communities with significant racial, ethnic, economic, heath, and education disparities. This blog outlines Perigee’s 10 recommendations to support leaders in initiating these shifts.
Blog November 22, 2021
This blog was written with input from Barb Fabre, CEO, Indigenous Visioning; Trisha Moquino, Co-Founder/Education Director, Keres Children’s Learning Center; A-dae Romero-Briones (Kiowa/Cochiti), Director of Programs, Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative; and Gale Spotted Tail, Rosebud Sioux Tribe Child Care Services/Lakota Language Preservation Project.