Improve Brain Function, Reduce Anxiety, and Encourage Social-Emotional Wellness with the New Urban Parks Education Program
April 13, 2022
Childhood anxiety, a growing concern in the United States, is more than a short-term disruption. It can severely impact learning and social-emotional development.
Worcester Community Action Council’s New Resiliency Center Seeks to Advance Economic Mobility for All
March 7, 2022
Economic opportunity is out of reach for far too many individuals and households in the Commonwealth. Our economy is off tilt with its widening wealth gap and persistent poverty rate (22% in Worcester).
October 7, 2021
Feelings can be overwhelming, especially for young children. Sadness, anxiety, and even positive feelings like excitement are powerful enough to affect learning and social-emotional development.
July 27, 2021
August is National Wellness Month! We’re celebrating with new health and wellness activities on our Day of Play site. Learn games that generate happiness, self-esteem and empathy while encouraging physical activity.
June 3, 2021
COVID-19 is still a threat; and work still needs to be done to keep our youngest safe, and to protect their learning and growth. But we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. https://ecotarium.org/
May 7, 2021
She deserves it all. A safe and responsive environment that nurtures her today, because she needs that, but also helps her grow toward a bright future, because that’s important, too.
February 11, 2021
Young children are facing a lot these days. The unpredictability and isolation of COVID-19 can bring feelings of loneliness and confusion, and a lack of age-appropriate learning opportunities.