We know that stability is critical for children’s healthy development and well-being, but how can we, as funders, build supports for children during this health and economic crisis during which everyone’s lives are upturned? This new tool from the Urban Institute visualizes the web of supports that buttress stability in children’s lives – from meeting basic needs to shoring up positive relationships to building support for family-friendly policies. Join us as we learn more about how this crisis has affected children and discuss different funder strategies for building stability during a time of uncertainty.

Stabilizing Children’s Lives During Crisis

Thursday, June 11 * 1:00-1:30 pm eastern

During this Meet the Researcher webinar, we’ll hear from Gina Adams at the Urban Institute about ways in which the current crisis has affected children. Gina will share thoughts on how funder strategies fit into the web of supports.

What Funders Can Do to Stabilize Children’s Lives Now

Wednesday, June 17 * 2:00-3:00 pm eastern

During this follow-up funder discussion, we’ll talk about funding strategies that build stability for children. Featuring:

  • Jennifer Ng’andu, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Jennifer Stavrakos, William Penn Foundation