AAWGT: Over 10 years of making a difference in our community!
Topics are listed alphabetically. Content focuses on the subjects for which AAWGT has sponsored educational sessions to better inform our members and the community at large.
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Children & Families
(Education Session on Derailing the Impact of Early Childhood Trauma, February 15, 2017)
Giving Circles Around the Country
AAWGT is a proud member of the Women's Collective Giving Grantmakers Network (WCGN)
Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers' (ABAG's) List of Region's Giving Circles
Giving Circles: Background Information
Giving Circle Information Center: national statistics, trends: givingforum.org
National estimate of giving circles' reach: The Impact of Giving Together, May 2009 (Eikenberry and Bearman)
Booklet on Giving Circle Founders: Founders Stories Giving Circles [pdf]
Handbook for Giving Circles: Handbook for Giving Circles [pdf]
Grief and Bereavement
Anne Arundel County Chapter/ Parents of the USA
The Weakening Link Between Marriage and Childbirth: Does It Matter? PowerPoint presentation by Katy Suellentrop, National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, September 12, 2013 [pdf]
AA County Dept. of Health: www.aahealth.org
Recent rankings on health indicators in Anne Arundel County from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Consumer Health Site (in English and Spanish): medlineplus.gov
Information on Children's Health: kidshealth.org
Information on Women's Health: womenshealth.gov
Homelessness & Affordable Housing
National Low Income Housing Coalition Handouts from January, 2013 education session: NLIHC Housing Profile Anne Arundel County MD [pdf], NLIHC-Mortgage Interest Tax Reform Taxpayer Profiles [pdf], NLIHC-Rental Units v Renters Comparison 2011 [pdf]
Christine Poulsen with Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services' PowerPoint Presentation from January 2013: Poulsen Homeless Presentation 2013 [pdf]
Report on the State of Child Homelessness: homelesschildrenamerica.org More than 1.5 million children across the U.S. (1 out of every 50) experience homelessness at least once a year and, in Maryland, 1 out of 28 children do not know where they will get their next meal.
Immigration: Facts, Trends & Realities
Migration Policy Institute Report: Immigrants in the United States: How Well Are They Integrating into Society? by Tomas R. Jimenez, May 2011
Migration Policy Institute: Website for MPI's E Pluribus Unum Prizes for Integration
BenefitsCheckup.org - online tool to help family, friends or neighbors learn about all the public benefits for which they may be eligible
Anne Arundel County Data and Poverty Snapshot 2014 and US Poverty Income Thresholds by Family Size 2013, handouts from Marci Kennai, Director, Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services
Poverty Amidst Plenty V, Striving to Achieve Progress for All produced by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County and the Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth and Families. Fifth Edition (2015)
New Data from Maryland (2010) by Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller is available at the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies website: ccss.jhu.edu.
The Guide for Funding Basic Human Needs in a Challenging Economy produced in 2009 by the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers.