Tennessee Department of Education Releases Child Wellbeing Task Force Initial COVID-19 Impact Report
July 27th, 2020 Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education released the Initial COVID-19 Impact Report, which provides context and data on the impact extended school closure has had on the wellbeing of students and the current effect the global pandemic has had on children and families. Full article here.
July 26th, 2020 On the heels of Williamson County Schools announcing its hybrid reopening plan for the 2020-21 school year on Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report emphasizing the importance of children returning to school. Full article here.
July 23rd, 2020 The report provides context and data on the impact school closures have had on students’ wellbeing and the effect the pandemic has had on children. Full article here.
June 20th, 2020 The main goal of the Task Force is to see how the pandemic impacted students across the state, and be able to provide support for the holistic needs of these children as they prepare for another school year. Full article here.
April 13, 2020 Knoxville News By Timothy Dennis Although everyone is feeling vulnerable during this COVID-19 pandemic, young people like me who have transitioned out of foster care without permanent family are even more vulnerable. Even in the best of times, leaving foster care to become an adult all on your own is terrifying. And we […]
Tennessee organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic
Tennessee organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here. ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) Awareness FoundationMemphis Against Sexual Harassment and Assault (MASHA)Prevent Child Abuse TennesseeTennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics