United Way http://wmub.org en Reviewing priorities and funding levels for city human services http://wmub.org/post/reviewing-priorities-and-funding-levels-city-human-services <p>Cincinnati Council could soon approve a plan to spend more than $750,000 on human services programs through January of next year. &nbsp;<br /><br />That money will go to current city priorities including emergency needs of families and individuals, programs to promote self-sufficiency and to reduce violent behavior. &nbsp;<br /><br />But Council Member Yvette Simpson says Council will be reviewing the priorities between now and June.<br /> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:25:44 +0000 Jay Hanselman 24012 at http://wmub.org Measuring Social-Emotional Skills in Children http://wmub.org/post/measuring-social-emotional-skills-children <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The ability to work as part of a team, build relationships, compromise, and adapt to change are skills formed during early childhood. <a href="http://www.uwgc.org" target="_blank">United Way of Greater Cincinnati</a> has partnered with the <a href="http://www.devereux.org/" target="_blank">Devereux Center</a> to create a system that measures social-emotional skills in young children, and last year completed assessments of over 4,600 students in our region. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 21806 at http://wmub.org Measuring Social-Emotional Skills in Children Socio-Economic Health of Greater Cincinnati http://wmub.org/post/socio-economic-health-greater-cincinnati <p align="left">The latest <a href="http://www.factsmatter.info">State of the Community report </a>shows things are better in employment and higher education but there are still concerns about obesity and infant mortality.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 6829 at http://wmub.org Socio-Economic Health of Greater Cincinnati