Information Session Recap: Pre-K Observation Form (P-KOF)

United 4 Children is working in partnership with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) based in Kansas City, Missouri to share the Pre-K Observation Form (P-KOF) with St. Louis area early childhood providers.  The P-KOF is an important tool for centers to use...

Our U4C: Get to Know Inclusion Specialist Tara DeVore

Tara DeVore  United 4 Children Missouri Inclusion Specialist, NW/Central Region                     Tara works as an Inclusion Specialist for families and childcare providers in Northwest and Central Missouri. Tara is passionate about United 4 Children’s work. She...

Honoring Jason Purnell at our Lighting the Way Gala

United 4 Children is thrilled to announce Jason Purnell as the inaugural Community Champion award winner. This award will be presented on November 12 at the virtual Lighting the Way Gala. Jason Purnell currently serves as vice president of community health improvement...

Honoring Our Community

Now, more than ever, our community, childcare providers and funders have stepped up and responded to the pandemic in remarkable ways. You have protected and served our most vulnerable population, our children. We want to honor you and your dedication to giving every...

The Foundation to Thrive: Racial Equity and High-Quality ECE

Author | Stephanie Lafleur The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the fact that Black Americans have been dying at about 2.4 times the rate of white Americans during the Covid-19 pandemic are direct results of more than 500 years of racism...