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Nov
17

Homelessness and Education in Florida: Impacts on Children and Youth

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Tampa, FL

childrenFPN's Funders Together Florida invites you to preview the findings of the Homelessness and Education in Florida: Impacts on Children and Youth report, co-authored by the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies at UF and Miami Homes for All. 

Commissioned by JPMorgan Chase & Co., the report explores the impacts of homelessness and housing instability on the education of children and youth in Florida by focusing on students’ experiences. The findings are based on student data provided by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) and phone interviews with school district staff serving as homelessness education liaisons in 29 counties throughout Florida. The report also includes policy recommendations based on the report findings and best practices from across the country.

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Oct
03

2017 YPII/YPC Youth Philanthropy Webinar Series: Overcoming Obstacles: Successful Media Strategies to Share Impact

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Webinar

The giving season is fast approaching, which means an abundance of stories about giving and engaging youth and families in the media. Learn how to best prepare the story of your youth philanthropy program, your grants, and youth grantmakers.  YPII, YPC, and many others want to support you in getting your impact into the news.  This webinar will help to prepare you to develop and place your stories in the media.

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Jul
25

2017 YPII/YPC Youth Philanthropy Webinar Series: Discovering and Engaging Diverse Philanthropic Youth

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Webinar

Are the youth philanthropists engaged in your program representative of the community you serve? Diverse groups bring a variety of opinions to the table to better impact the community. Hear from program leaders and youth on how they have recruited diverse youth and created opportunities to engage and stay involved with them!

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Aug
30

Addressing Youth Homelessness from a Funders' Perspective

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Winter Park, FL

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2015 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress point-in-time estimates, Florida had the third largest number of unaccompanied homeless youth in the country. Join us August 30, for discussion on the current state of unaccompanied youth homelessness in Florida, successes and challenges at the local level and philanthropy’s role alongside government and private sector efforts.

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Children’s Coverage in Florida: A Closer Look at Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program

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10/2017

FPN's Florida Health Funders hosted a first in-depth look at Children’s Coverage in Florida: A Closer Look at Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program with Joan Alker, Executive Director of the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Joan presented findings from the report, including policy considerations for CHIP and Medicaid; results from Florida’s continued improvement in children’s coverage rates; and potential CHIP funding outcomes and what’s at stake for Florida’s children.

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Homelessness and Education in Florida: Impacts on Children and Youth

Publication date: 
10/2017

Preview the findings of Homelessness and Education in Florida: Impacts on Children and Youth, co-authored by the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies at UF and Miami Homes for All. 

Commissioned by JPMorgan Chase & Co., the report explores the impacts of homelessness and housing instability on the education of children and youth in Florida by focusing on students’ experiences. The findings are based on student data provided by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) and phone interviews with school district staff serving as homelessness education liaisons in 29 counties throughout Florida. The report also includes policy recommendations based on the report findings and best practices from across the country.

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Addressing Youth Homelessness from a Funders' Perspective - Funders Together Florida

Publication date: 
09/2016

Highlights from the Funders Together Florida Summer Meeting Addressing Youth Homelessness from a Funders' Perspective

August 30, 2016
Winter Park, FL


Funders Together Florida Summer Meeting

Presented by Funders Together Florida, a Florida Philanthropic Network affinity group working to end homelessness in the state. 

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How Civil Citations Can Greatly Improve Opportunities for Youth

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02/2016

A 2015 study supported by The Children’s Campaign in Florida shows that civil citations increase public safety, improve youth opportunities and save lots of taxpayer money. In this session you’ll learn more about how civil citation programs work; how they can make a significant impact on improving future life opportunities for youth in education, employment, housing and much more; and the role philanthropy can play to help increase and strengthen the use of civil citation programs in Florida.

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