Excerpts from the report are featured on Google Fiber’s Twitter.
Topic: Child Development
For the past several years the UMKC Social Work Department has worked with Youth Ambassadors KC. Sarah Pilgram has served as a presenter for their in-service training, a health teacher to 50+ youth aged 14 -18 in the Kansas City area, a site coordinator, and have worked with the Executive Director to develop scholarship opportunities.
UMKC Institute for Human Development’s Missouri Family to Family (MOF2F) began organizing online “Good Life Groups” in April, 2020, to provide family members of children and adults with disabilities a safe space to share resources, experiences and support.
The UMKC Child and Family Services Clinic is a free legal service for parents, relatives and custodians needing help to obtain court order to provide permanent homes for children who are victims of abuse or neglect.
The Grandparents Support Network KC (GPS) is designed to empower underserved grandparents raising grandchildren so that they may access the support and resources they need to be successful caregivers of their grandchildren.
The UMKC School of Dentistry works with a K-12 Charter School to provide oral health services, in place, in the urban core of Kansas City.