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Chippewa Valley Child Poverty Coalition (WI)

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Request for Action on Child Poverty Reduction Act

Request for Action on Child Poverty Reduction Act The United States ranks 38 th of 40 th first world countries in reducing child poverty and poverty in our country has increased during COVID. The high level of child poverty, its impact on adult outcomes, the huge public costs of remediation, and reduction in GDP have been recognized by many public health studies. These studies have led to several bipartisan federal proposals in the last several years to reduce poverty. Unfortunately, these...

Parenting the Preschooler: Cope with Scary Events

Helping Preschoolers Cope with Scary Events We can’t prevent scary events from happening, but we can do our best to know what and how much information our children are being exposed to about the events. The following tips help children cope during scary times: Limit radio, TV or electronic devices to prevent children from being overwhelmed by images and discussion about the situation or event. If you do watch or listen with your children, be prepared to discuss it with them and answer their...

2022 BRAIN Conference - Hope: Life Ourselves, Lift Each Other

The Eau Claire B.R.A.I.N.* Team is happy to announce this year’s conference: Hope: Lift Ourselves, Lift Each Other . We will meet virtually on Tuesday, April 5 from 8:30am-3:15pm . Although we are once again virtual, plan on a day filled with meaningful discussion and information all revolving around the important topic of taking care of the caregiver. To register and see the full list of speakers and topics, please see the attached conference flyer or link here . We look forward to...

Strolling Thunder: Connecting Babies to Congress

On May 17, a family with a child under age 3 from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will meet virtually with their Members of Congress as part of ZERO TO THREE’s Strolling Thunder . Families will share their stories about what it’s like to raise young children today and urge their policymakers to Think Babies. Are you or someone you know interested? No experience is necessary. ZERO TO THREE will provide training and support to selected families before, during, and after their...

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