Busy week? No problem, we got you covered. Here is a rundown of all the funding leads, news, analysis and opinion pieces produced by The Chronicle of Social Change.
News, Opinion and Analysis
A major proposal to overhaul federal child welfare financing is being pushed by the Alliance for Children and Families, the American Public Human Services Association and the National Organization of State Associations for Children.
Behind the scenes of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
In our latest Focus on the Figures with Kids Data, we look at suspension rates in large California counties
Janet Sherwood: Child welfare systems that don’t involve foster parents in decisions create a “silent authority”
Frank Vandevort argues that the child welfare strategy known as Differential Response is based on flawed assumptions
Marc Schindler of the Justice Policy Institute: When it comes to police and youths, training trumps diversity
Massachusetts funding lead: contractor to help with federally funded preschool expansion
Missouri funding lead: St. Louis looking to fund youth violence prevention program
NationalMaternal and Child Health Data Resource Center
Health and Human Services looking to place an organization in charge of the Maternal and Child Health Data Resource Center through a cooperative agreement
Best Buy Foundation is supporting technology training programs for underserved teens
National research funding from the W.T. Grant Foundation to bridge the research/ practice/policy communities to improve lives of youth
Research funding: Major grants from the Department of Health and Human Services for filling in gaps on child trauma and injury
Money and Business
Youth Services Insider: The Beltway conversation on juvenile justice has shifted away from “what not to do”, and toward “what to do instead”
The most recent addition to our Funder Profile database: Bloomberg Philanthropies
Annie E. Casey has made a grant to help members of the Alliance for Children and Families move from residential-only to a broader model.
Houston-based Hogg Foundation announces new funding for Texas mental health services for youth
West Philadelphia’s Promise Zone gets a boost
John Kelly is the editor-in-chief of The Chronicle of Social Change.