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Generations United Calling for Submissions to Virtual Conference

Proposals to present at the Generations United Virtual Intergenerational Conference are due on January 31, 2021. Generations United’s Biennial Global Intergenerational Conference will look extremely different this year. The conference…

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Mom Celebrates Black Historical Figures with Nursery Rhymes Book

This new nursery rhymes book was written to honor Black role models including entrepreneurs, historical figures and millionaires. Rhymes of the Times: Black Nursery Rhymes was written by Mrs. Audrey Muhammad,…

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Mom Creates Just Us App to Protect Young Black Drivers

“Driving while Black” has been an issue in the African American community for quite some time. Fearful for her sons, Charmaine Davis invented a solution for every Black parent who…

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Keke Palmer Hosts Inauguration Day Program for Children

It’s Inauguration Day! U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will make history today when she is sworn in as the first woman and woman of color Vice President of the United States!…

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Vulnerable Youth Are Stuck in Traffic We Can’t See

The covert yet persistent human trafficking industry prays disproportionately on homeless foster youth, but the fundamental benefits of kinship care can serve as protection.  On average, within a 12-month period,…

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Unique & Safe Ways to Celebrate the New Year

As you and your family gear up to ring in 2021, check out this ASCI video providing some creative ideas to celebrate the New Year with your children, extended families…

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National Kinship Review Highlights of 2020

It is said that “sharing is caring,” and it is undeniable that 2020 has provided us an opportunity to sincerely think about how we share and care. While Zoom calls…

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Stimulus Bill: Significant New Funding for Older Foster Youth

Through the advocacy and support of thousands of young leaders across the country, Congress passed the long-awaited $900 billion stimulus bill. In addition to direct stimulus payments to eligible individuals,…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: December 14-25

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from December 14 – 25. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   H.R. 8958 —…

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Offers Hotspot Lending Program

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) is offering a hotspot lending program for remote learners in Allegheny County! After providing some general information to determine eligibility, adult learners, teachers and the…

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