A Discussion on Funding Strategies to Keep Families Supported, Connected and Safe

Posted February 14, 2022, By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

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The Annie E. Casey Foun­da­tion is host­ing a webi­nar on Wednes­day, March 2, 2022. The ses­sion explores how child wel­fare lead­ers can part­ner with fam­i­lies, pub­lic agen­cies, pri­vate foun­da­tions and non­prof­its to devel­op and fund approach­es that keep fam­i­lies sup­port­ed, con­nect­ed and safe — all while min­i­miz­ing their involve­ment with the child wel­fare system.

Dur­ing the webi­nar, Mar­garet Fly­nn-Khan of Main­spring Con­sult­ing will dis­cuss two new briefs from the Casey Foun­da­tion. The resources high­light key fund­ing streams and appli­ca­tion strate­gies and are based on inter­views with child wel­fare lead­ers and part­ners in six juris­dic­tions. Par­tic­i­pants will also hear from the Col­orado Depart­ment of Human Ser­vices’ Kendra Dunn, who will dis­cuss the efforts of statewide part­ner­ships to sup­port fam­i­lies in Colorado.

The ses­sion is part of Casey’s Lead­ing With Evi­dence webi­nar series, which exam­ines how lead­ers, researchers and pro­gram devel­op­ers can col­lab­o­rate to advance the use of evi­dence and, ulti­mate­ly, improve the lives of chil­dren, fam­i­lies and communities. 

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Date and time: 2 p.m. ET, Wednes­day, March 22022

Pan­elists include:

  • Suzanne Barnard, mod­er­a­tor and direc­tor of the Casey Foundation’s Evi­dence-Based Prac­tice Group 
  • Mar­garet Fly­nn-Khan, part­ner at Main­spring Consulting
  • Kendra Dunn, direc­tor of the Divi­sion of Com­mu­ni­ty and Fam­i­ly Sup­port with­in the Col­orado Depart­ment of Human Services

Read the brief on key fund­ing streams for sup­port­ing families

Read the brief on strate­gies for keep­ing fam­i­lies sup­port­ed, con­nect­ed and safe

View webi­nar record­ings of pre­vi­ous Lead­ing With Evi­dence sessions

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