Events

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Jul
19
2017

May
18
2016
Ended

Wellness Wednesday Twitter Chat May is Asthma Awareness Month, an important opportunity for parents, advocates, and health professionals to discuss the effects of childhood asthma and what more needs to be done to help children who...

May
11
2016
Ended

Join MomsRising, Speak Now for Kids, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, Mental Health America, Community Catalyst and First Focus for this week's Wellness Wednesday Tweet chat on the state of children's health in...

May
03
2016
Ended

A Webinar co-sponsored by the Coalition on Human Needs, First Focus, Children’s Leadership Council, Partnership for America’s Children, and the National Head Start Association. The lead poisoning of children (and adults) in Flint, Michigan has focused...

Apr
26
2016
Ended

Hotel Monaco, Washingon, DC

As part of National Latino Children’s Institute's annual El Día de los Niños celebration, NLCI is hosting a luncheon briefing on the “Status of Latino Children in the US.” NLCI will recognize Senator Bob Melendez (D-NJ) for...

Mar
30
2016
Ended

Georgia State University Department of Communication, Atlanta, GA

Nowhere is the U.S. demographic shift being felt sooner and more dramatically than in schools. By 2020, one in three children will be an immigrant or have an immigrant parent. How schools are responding to the...

Mar
23
2016
Ended

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

The influx of unaccompanied children that began in 2014 at the U.S. southern border which continues today is an international humanitarian and refugee crisis in desperate need of resolution. Thousands of young lives are in jeopardy...

Mar
18
2016
Ended

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Join us for a lunch briefing that will provide insight into the dynamic world of kids’ health. Child health experts will share how coverage for children works, including covered pediatric benefits, out-of-pocket costs for families, and...

Mar
15
2016
Ended

B-318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

First Focus and InclusionUS, in conjunction with the Congressional Tri-Caucus, held this briefing on transferable themes from the United Kingdom in reducing child poverty. Children continue to disproportionately experience poverty in the United States. In 2014, over...

Feb
26
2016
Ended

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

In effort to address this reality, the conference Undocumented, Unaccompanied, and Citizen: Charting Research Directions for Children of Immigration will set a national research agenda in behavioral and social sciences focusing on undocumented children, unaccompanied alien children entering...

Feb
03
2016
Ended

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – HVC 200, Washington, DC

Sponsored by The Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth. In cooperation with the Congressional Caucus on Homelessness. Speakers: Carmela J. DeCandia, Psy.D., Chair, Advisory Board, The Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth, Needham,...

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