Children’s Health

Day of Silence: Register to Participate on April 23!

The GLSEN Day of Silence on April 23, 2021, is a nationwide event led by students. During this time, everyone involved takes a vow of silence to highlight the effects…

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Representation Matters: Sesame Street Introduces New Black Muppets to Teach the ‘ABCs of Racial Literacy’

Elijah, a 35-year-old meteorologist, loves running, being outdoors, watching movies and cooking! Wes, Eljiah’s 5-year-old son, loves going to school and playing pretend! These two characters are the newest faces…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: March 8-19, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from March 8-19, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   S. 699 — Sen….

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American Rescue Plan Act: Benefits for Children & Families

On March 11, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act into law, providing much-needed, immediate financial relief for children and families struggling from the impacts of COVID-19….

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Affirming LGBTQ+ Youth: ASCI Training for Caregivers

Can you imagine growing up without anyone who affirms your identity? When youth in care enter a new home, it is important that caregivers protect and prepare them for societal…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Terry Stigdon

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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Family Centers of Allegheny County Offering Free Virtual Classes, Support for Families

Having a safe space for parents and kids to go and exchange ideas helps keep families strong! Family Centers are safe and supportive spaces for parents to learn about the…

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New Black-Owned Learning System Created to Help Families Make Learning Fun and “Lit!”

Learning doesn’t have to look, feel, or sound the same. It can be fun, engaging and “lit!” Gifted and Lit is a black-owned learning system created for children from kindergarten…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: February 22-26 & March 1-5, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from February 22-26 & March 1-5, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   S….

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6 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Weight

World Obesity Day is about the obesity epidemic across the world. There are practical solutions to lessen and rewind this global issue in order to help people live healthier and…

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