Children, Youth, and Families


Education Initiative Meeting – April 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

This virtual meeting will focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on early learning, K-12 and post-secondary education in our communities 


Health Initiative Meeting February 2020

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 -
10:00am to 2:30pm
Vern Riffe Center for Government and The Arts

This meeting will be in conjunction with the Legislative Children’s Caucus 


Getting out the Count

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Find out how philanthropy, nonprofit associations and their members are uniquely positioned to educate and advocate for the importance of an accurate and fair census count.


Philanthropy’s Role in Advancing Housing Stability

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Battelle for Kids office

Find out how a Minnesota funders collaborative has worked in partnership with government and nonprofits to reduce homelessness 

UPSTART: A Revolutionary Approach to Early Learning

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Learn about Waterford UPSTART, a technology-based, in-home kindergarten-readiness program. UPSTART’s disruptive innovation approach offers new dimensions of affordability, choice and accessibility for developing school readiness and empowers parents to engage in their children’s education. This program began in Utah and is actively expanding to pilots to Ohio and other states.

Education Impact: Council for a Strong America - Ohio

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Learn about Council for a Strong America (CSA), a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that unites five organizations comprised of law enforcement leaders, retired admirals and generals, business executives, pastors and prominent coaches and athletes – totaling more than 9,000 individuals –  who advocate for research-based policies that support children, youth and families as well as communities, states and the nation. In Ohio, they currently have over 400 members.

FY 2018 Federal Budget and Tax Outlook Webcast

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Noted tax and budget policy expert Bob Greenstein provides an overview on the key provisions in the federal budget, discusses current and upcoming budget debates and battles and offer insights on the potential impact for low income families, workers and communities.

Women in Philanthropy Summit

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Otterbein University, in partnership with Bowling Green State University and the University of Findlay, hosted a two-day Women in Philanthropy Summit to start the conversation around improving gender equality by investing in women, as well as the power of women in philanthropy. Keynote speakers were Dr. MusimbiKanyoro, president and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, and Katie Koch, senior portfolio strategist and chief of staff for the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Office of the Chairman, United Kingdom, in addition to many other speakers and panels.


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