Kansas City, Kansas joins Kansas City, Missouri as a Sesame Street in Communities city through partnerships with the Family Conservancy, KVC Health Systems, and Project Eagle.
Posts Tagged ‘resilience’
Challenges can happen in any family. Here are the protective factors families need to remain strong and overcome those challenges.
Some of the nation’s worst social problems arise from traumatic childhood experiences. In this 60 Minutes report, Oprah highlights a revolutionary approach.
The number of U.S. children entering foster care is rising while resources decline. This community problem requires a community solution.
Growing up, Sierra was abused, neglected and never felt safe in her own home. Her foster parents have been instrumental in helping her heal and experience the love and support she deserves.
More than 550 people from all over the Kansas City metro filled the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel ballroom for the 6th Annual KVC Hero Luncheon on Thursday, June 15.
Despite the dim statistics, Danya found success after aging out of foster care and is now helping hundreds of youth create a future as bright as hers.
The latest neuroscience tells us that trauma affects a child’s developing brain and impacts his or her behavior, biological development and even later-life health.
Ron and Nellie Biles adopted their granddaughters Simone and Adria from foster care in 2001.
Jaycee Dugard endured 18 years of abuse after being kidnapped in front of her home. Since her rescue in 2009, Dugard is reacclimating to society and moving on from her horrific experience.