Education

What to Look for in Suicidal Youth

Youth suicide is at an all-time high. If your child has had a change in attitude, please be aware of what they may be going through. Do not shut your…

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‘Bookmarks’ Series from Netflix Spotlights the Black Experience

On September 1, 2020, Netflix announced the launch of its new Bookmarks series, a collection of 12 five-minute episodes featuring Black celebrities and artists reading aloud children’s books by Black authors…

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New PA Webinars for Child Welfare Professionals

All child welfare professionals and organizations must be trained in working with youth from a racial equity lens. Check out these upcoming webinars for child welfare professionals provided by the…

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The Education Law Center’s 2020 Back-to-School Guide

The Education Law Center (ELC) has updated their 2020 Back-to-School guide for schools, families and students. The information and fact sheets below now include COVID-19 related considerations for the upcoming school…

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Mom Develops Online Course About Black Culture

African American stories are rarely taught in school. They are either taught at home, by reading books, through extensive research at an older age or by attending an HBCU. Dr. Sheva Quinn…

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Back-to-School Resources for Philadelphia Families

Information provided by the Philadelphia Office of Children and Families. COVID-19 has changed what “back to school” means for most Philadelphia students and their families. As classes resume, the City…

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Mom Designs Alphabet Poster to Help Adults Talk to Kids About Racism

Taimani Reed of Portland, Oregon, is a photographer, brand designer and illustrator. Recently, the mother of two launched a project called “A is for Ally,” which focuses on the ABC’s of…

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Tips to Engage Children Remotely

Since the start of COVID-19, businesses and organizations everywhere have had to get their staffs used to working from home. However, organizations that work with youth are additionally challenged at…

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The New School Year and New Beginnings: From the Desk of Dr. Christine White-Taylor

Those of us working in child well-being are carefully assessing the reopening of schools for the new school year. The impact of the COVID-19 virus and its ongoing spread has made…

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The Power of Education as a Bridge to Opportunities for Kinship Youth

The recent killing of George Floyd has reawakened America’s fight for racial justice. Demonstrators are not only protesting against the injustices African-Americans have long faced in the criminal justice system, but also the systemic racism embedded in all facets of American life—including education. Institutions are speaking out; teachers are initiating…

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