In this GRM Outreach Seminar, Marilyn educates parents and primary guardians about different losses their children experience and how to support them. Most importantly they learn that grief is the normal natural response to loss of any type. This event is sponsored by Pathways Pa, Northwest EPIC Stakeholders Group, and Green Tree Community Health Foundation funded by Department of Human Services Community Engagement Unit.
DID YOU KNOW THAT POVERTY IS ONE OF THE LOSSES THAT CAN CAUSE GRIEF AND IMPACT STUDENT LEARNING?
“the share of Philadelphians classified as poor grew from 25 percent to 26.7 percent in the latest U.S. Census Bureau figures, again making Philadelphia one of the poorest big cities in the country. The local poverty rate is 31 percent for families with children and 47 percent for families headed by a woman. It is 31 percent for African Americans and 41 percent for Hispanics.” The Pew Charitable Trusts Philadelphia Research Initiative