Building Community, Building Hope

Building Community, Building Hope

WOMAN, VOICE-OVER: I THINK IN THE INITIAL, UM, THINKING OF CHILD WELFARE, WE WERE TRYING TO SAVE CHILDREN, TRYING TO RESCUE THEM FROM THEIR FAMILIES. TODAY, WE KNOW THAT IF WE WANT TO SAVE CHILDREN, WE HAVE TO SAVE THEIR FAMILIES. WE KNOW THAT INTERVENING EARLY MAKES A DIFFERENCE. WE KNOW THAT THERE ARE CERTAIN […]

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Kimmel Kidversations – State of the Union

Kimmel Kidversations – State of the Union

WE’RE 130 DAYS INTO THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION. SO FAR IT’S BEEN SMOOTH SAILING, NOT A BUMP. [ LAUGHTER ] BUT OF COURSE ADULTS ARE BIASED AND PARTISAN AND ALL THOSE THINGS THAT MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO WORK TOGETHER. CHILDREN AREN’T. CHILDREN ARE HONEST. SO I ASKED KIDS, FUTURE VOTERS OF AMERICA, TO GIVE ME THEIR […]

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Community Begins with the Morning Meeting

Community Begins with the Morning Meeting

>>Teacher: The assassin’s going to start winking at people, and when they wink at someone, that person dies. And the detective’s job is to find out who the assassin is before everyone in the room dies.>>Narrator: In every middle school in Louisville, Kentucky, the day begins with a healthy dose of fun. For twenty minutes […]

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Community Means to Me

Community Means to Me

Community means your neighbors or your family or the library that’s close by or your school that’s close by. Cause it’s actually the whole entire earth. Because people are in the rain forest need to have trees that give us oxygen and medicine and other stuff. They don’t know that, so I … If they […]

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Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities: How You Can Make A Difference (Ophea)

Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities: How You Can Make A Difference (Ophea)

No matter where you’re from we all want what’s best for our kids. Am I right? When it comes to wanting them to be healthy and happy, We’re all on the same page. Growing up in today’s world has many opportunities, but also has many challenges. The state of health of our young people influences […]

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Building Community, Building Hope Trailer

Building Community, Building Hope Trailer

WOMAN: I HAVE NEVER MET A PARENT THAT DIDN’T LOVE THEIR KID. THEY JUST HAVE A LOT OF COMPLEX ISSUES THAT THEY DON’T KNOW HOW TO SORT THROUGH, THEY DON’T KNOW HOW TO NAVIGATE. AND OUR SYSTEM DOESN’T HELP BECAUSE WE MAKE OUR SYSTEM VERY COMPLEX. SEYMOUR: AT LEAST 50% OF THE KIDS THAT ARE […]

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What does ‘cultural capital’ mean for early years?

What does ‘cultural capital’ mean for early years?

We want to be clear about what we mean by cultural capital. For schools we’ve said that cultural capital is the essential knowledge that children need to be educated citizens. For early years, cultural capital is about giving children the knowledge and skills for what comes next in their lives. We know children arrive at […]

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Children, Violence, and Trauma—Community-Based Approaches

Children, Violence, and Trauma—Community-Based Approaches

JOYCE THOMAS: Many children are witnesses to violence; many children are victims of violence. The environment can be a risk factor, but it can also be a protective factor. The community worker really is the glue to helping particularly families with limited resources be able to reestablish themselves.   JOYCE THOMAS: In environments where victimization […]

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When Does Culture Start to Shape Us?

When Does Culture Start to Shape Us?

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. Many parents watch eagerly as their children hit important milestones—smiling, crawling and speaking. Though most developmental milestones are consistent across cultures, new research suggests that what infants pay attention to may already be influenced by their culture. A new study by psychologists at Northwestern University found that 24-month-old […]

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A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD director Marielle Heller | BFI London Film Festival 2019

A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD director Marielle Heller | BFI London Film Festival 2019

– The movie is about Mr. Rogers, the very beloved childrens’ television host. Whenever I tell people I’m making this movie, they tend to say, “Oh no, is there something wrong with him? “Is there something we need to know?” And it’s like, “No.” The most radical thing about him was that he actually lived […]

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