Children’s Health

UPitt Speaker Series: Cultivating Genius in Black Children

The University of Pittsburgh is hosting a virtual P.R.I.D.E Speaker Series virtually for a special one-night-only event Wednesday, September 29 from 4-6 p.m. as they engage in a thought-provoking conversation focused on Cultivating Genius…

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Beverly’s Birthdays to Host Free Community Baby Shower

Join Beverly’s Birthdays for a FREE in-person Community Baby Shower in Pittsburgh for those who are expecting or a parent/caregiver of a newborn (0-3 months). Beverly’s Birthdays provides birthday cheer…

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Suicide Prevention: The Significance of the Semicolon

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Addiction, anxiety, depression and much more are very present in the lives of those who suffer from mental health issues. The semicolon symbolizes a…

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Virtual Equity Summit: Register Today with Gwen’s Girls!

Registration is open for the 6th Annual BGEA Virtual Equity Summit, September 22-24, 2021. Participants can join the Fireside Chats and choose from important educational sessions. The first 50 Gwen’s Girls or BGEA students and parents to sign up…

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Beverly’s Birthdays Helps Transition-Age Youth Celebrate Milestones

In May of 2021, Beverly’s Birthdays, in partnership with the TAY (Transition-Age Youth) Division, launched a new initiative called Milestones. This referral-based program celebrates the accomplishments of TAY youth. So…

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Cafe Momentum in Downtown Pittsburgh to Help Teens Involved in Juvenile Justice

Cafe Momentum, an award-winning Dallas restaurant, hires teenagers who have been in juvenile detention facilities as paid interns to handle the business of its restaurant. This culinary training center is…

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Pittsburgh Magazine Profiles ASCI Founder’s Transformative Kinship Care Contributions

Article originally published in Pittsburgh Magazine. In 1993, Dr. Sharon McDaniel saw an opportunity. The need was dire, but McDaniel felt that her career had built up to that moment…

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TikTok Creator Teaches the Importance of Fostering Teenagers

Brittany Burcham became a certified emergency foster parent in October 2019 and since then has fostered around 50 youth, most of whom are between 10-17 years old. ABC News shares…

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The Importance of Building a Relational Network of Support for Adoptive Families

This information on support for adoptive families is provided by Child Welfare Information Gateway. Adoptive families frequently express a need for support services. This calls for professionals to take initiative…

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CWLA 2022 National Conference: Call for Proposals

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Collective Action to Ensure Children and Families Flourish SAVE THE DATES!April 27-29, 2022 Hyatt Regency Capitol HillWashington, DC Submit by August 16 CWLA is now…

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