The goal of the Ohio Lead Free Kids Coalition is to secure the level of public commitment and investment needed to ensure all Ohio children are safe from lead in their homes and communities. In accordance with these goals, the coalition provided a response to Governor Mike DeWine’s budget.
Four advanced child policy students spent their spring break in Washington D.C. as part of an experiential learning child policy course taught by Gabriella Celeste and sponsored by Robbie and Carol Mann. The students returned to CWRU with a deeper knowledge of federal policy surrounding vaping/e-cigarette use among youth,...
“There is no safe level of lead in the blood and no effective treatments exist to restore the permanent developmental deficits of lead poisoning…Thousands of Ohio children under 6 have been poisoned by lead and continue to be exposed to lead hazards.” Policy Director Gabriella Celeste co-authored the Lead Issue Brief for the Ohio Children’s Budget. The full issue brief can be read here. To read all Issue briefs for the Ohio Children’s Budget, visit https://ohiochildrensbudget.org/.
The Schubert Center for Child Studies, in collaboration with the CWRU Vice President for Research and Technology Management, is pleased to announce a campus-wide internal grant competition to seed interdisciplinary research on children and adolescents. Research submissions should be consistent with the Schubert Center for Child Studies (SCCS) mission to bridge research, practice, policy and education for the improvement of child and adolescent well-being in Greater Cleveland and beyond. Research should fall under one of the following broad areas of child studies: mental health and well-being; education; or values in children.