Building power to advance child well-being

Building power to advance child well-being

A place to engage, collaborate and advocate for children

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  • COVID-19 Update: Convenings at Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being closed its physical space to Co-Locators and Community Partners. Since the closure in March, Deaconess Center has designed guidelines for a safe re-entry for our community. The re-entry guidelines are focused on providing community health best practices and meeting the demand of advancing child well-being.Read More
  • Covid-19 Equitable Relief & Recovery Fund Grant

    Deaconess Foundation seeks to partner with local Black-led social service and social change organizations by investing a total of $2.2 million in support of COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts in the St. Louis region. The funding will support sustaining Black-led organization’s capacity to respond to community needs during the pandemic. The Equitable Relief and Recovery Fund aims to strengthen existing regional infrastructure …Read More
  • Virtual Convening Request

    Deaconess Center's mission is to build power to advance child well-being in the St. Louis region by strengthening alliances for child-friendly public policy, increasing citizen contact with policy makers, positioning youth and organizers to move systems, and engaging faith communities in child advocacy. Currently, the physical building of Deaconess Center is closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19.Read More