Are You a Business Leader? Here’s Why You Should Care About Early Childhood Education

Webinar Series Thursday, April 28 11:00 am to 12:00pm CT Register Free by April 27 [Recording available here] United 4 Children and the Clark-Fox Policy Institute invite you to learn more about the early childhood education landscape.    Robin Phillips, with Child Care Aware of Missouri, and Laura Wieseman, with Nestle Purina, will discuss the barriers families […]

Beyond a seat at the table

Lakeya Cherry, DSW, MSSWMike Spencer, PHDDana Toppel, LCSWDaniel Jacobson López, PhD, MSW, LCSWClaude A. Robinson Jr. [Recording available here] Intentionally and authentically leaning into the practice of inclusion empowers, amplifies, and honors the voices around the table to foster the power of collaboration and innovation for maximum impact. Join this panel of experts as they […]

Advocacy & Allyship: Supporting Transgender Youth

Lisa Brennan (she/her) Co-leader, TransParent St. LouisAuthor of “The Auditorium in My Mind/Treasuring My Transgender Child”   Jess Jones, MA (they/them)Owner, Jess Jones Education & Consulting   Sayer Johnson (he/him) Executive Director, Metro Trans Umbrella Group   Christopher Lewis, MD (he/him)Co-Director of Pediatric Transgender HealthDirector of Differences of Sex Development Clinic, Washington University School of […]

COVID-19 and Race: The High Price of Economic Injustice

[Recording available here] Research suggests that Black and Hispanic individuals are among the groups likely to experience large increases in poverty rates as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. In St. Louis, the Black median household income has remained at nearly half of the White household income since 2005. Combined with healthcare costs, furloughs and […]