Month: July 2015

Only 70 Days Left!

  Diaper Need Awareness Week is quickly approaching, but plenty of time remains to request that your state and local elected officials recognize the week by issuing formal proclamations. Largely symbolic, proclamations serve several important functions, including: Introducing the issue of diaper need, complete with specifics about child poverty in the area, to elected officials and staff; […]

NDBN Launches New Curriculum

New Basic Needs-Informed Curriculum Created to Improve Outcomes With funding support from the Office of Women’s Health (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), family poverty experts at the National Diaper Bank Network and The New Haven Mental Health Outreach for MotherS (MOMS) Partnership at the Yale School of Medicine have announced the release of […]

To help people in poverty, we must ask the right questions

The following column by National Diaper Bank Network Executive Director Joanne Goldblum originally appeared July 15, 2015 in the Impact What Works section of The Huffington Post. A child hides in the closet at school and refuses to come out. Once that might have been seen as an act of disobedience. Today most teachers know that such behavior could be a […]