Child Welfare

Trump Signs Spending Bill with Family First Sweeteners, Boosts to Head Start and Child Care

Just days after being impeached by the House of Representatives, President Donald Trump signed a spending bill for 2020 that includes hundreds of millions in funding to assist states with a recent overhaul of federal […]

Child Welfare

Blue Meridian, Big Bet Investor in Child Welfare Programs, Becomes a Nonprofit

Blue Meridian Partners, a philanthropic venture making massive bets to improve the child welfare field, will become a standalone nonprofit as its foundation home winds down over the next year. The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation […]

Kim Belshe, First 5 LA

In Uncertain Times, Stay True to Your Mission

Fear and uncertainty are not new to many families in Los Angeles. For some, there’s the constant uncertainty that comes from living paycheck to paycheck. For others it’s the fear of losing a job, or […]

Child Welfare

Stateline Midwest: Kresge, Kellogg Commit $50 Million To Early Childhood in Detroit

The Chronicle of Social Change’s rundown of child welfare and youth-related news from across the Midwest.  Two major Michigan grantmakers announced a $50 million investment in a venture to improve the educational and health outcomes […]