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Nurture KC

During the April 22 Mother & Child Health Coalition annual business/quarterly meeting, attendees were treated to a special presentation on LifeCourse Theory. Jane St. John from Missouri Family to Family of UMKC’s Institute for Human Development discussed the foundation of LifeCourse Theory as well as practical uses for agencies, individuals and their families. This conceptual framework […]

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From NBC’s Today Show 5/3/2016 Morgan Hill has spent the past two years searching for her “guardian angel” and on April 20, they finally reunited. A construction worker named Gerald Rocky Hyatt found Hill, now 20, as a newborn after she was left at a dumpster in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, by her birth mother. “He […]

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The Safe Haven for Newborns Coalition is happy to announce the establishment of April 7 as SAFE HAVEN FOR NEWBORNS DAY in metro Kansas City. A press conference was held on Thursday, April 7 at the KCMO Police Headquarters,  where the mayors and police chiefs of both KCMO and KCKS made the announcement. The occasion […]

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Wear BLUE Day in Kansas City for child abuse prevention was Friday, April 8 Thank You for making Wear BLUE Day a resounding success! There were over 4,500 people registered to wear BLUE and over 60 pictures submitted for the photo contest. The two photos with the most LIKES win delicious treats from Nothing Bundt Cakes […]

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The April 22 Mother & Child Health Coalition quarterly meeting will include a special presentation on LifeCourse Theory. Missouri Family to Family will discuss the background of LifeCourse Theory as well as how agencies can embrace the paradigm shift in approaches to supporting individuals and their families. This conceptual framework, including a focus on timeline, […]

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Wearing BLUE in Kansas City for child abuse prevention – Friday, April 8! April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and child advocacy groups are gearing up for lots of special events during the month. Many thanks to The Kansas City Star for once again publishing in-kind, a calendar of all these events on Saturday, March 26. Click […]

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The Kansas City Healthy Start Initiative has an opening for a Lead Community Health Worker at Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center. POSITION SUMMARY Samuel U Rodgers Health Center is a primary care clinic whose mission is to provide high quality, compassionate and affordable healthcare for all. The Lead Community Health Worker is responsible for day-to-day […]

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Join your colleagues for two informative presentations at the combined meeting of the Metro KC Youth Collaborative and the Pregnancy, Infant & Child Health Committee, Wednesday, March 23, 9-11:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held at the Children’s Peace Pavilion in Independence, MO. The agenda is attached. 03-23-16 – COMBINED YOUTH COLLAB & PICH AGENDA

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