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Remembering Anita

Our hearts are heavy. Anita Brentley, a pivotal member of Every Child Succeeds, has passed. Anita taught us that the key to helping communities and families was sincere caring and empathy and valuing each other.  With a smile and enthusiasm no one could ignore, she urged all of us to be our best selves and…

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Helping New Families Flourish

An interview with Every Child Succeeds’ Founder and President, Judith B. Van Ginkel, PhD Recently, during a trip to Washington, DC, our President and Founder sat down for an interview with the American Enterprise Institute. We are so glad to work with families during the important first 1,000 days of life.

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Strollerthon Celebrates Families

CALENDAR… Every Child Succeeds’ first Strollerthon celebrates 20th anniversary and over 25,000 families served WHAT:           Every Child Succeeds Strollerthon 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Family Stroll Presented by Accelerate Great Schools and Pampers WHEN & WHERE: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019                         10 a.m. to noon                         Otto Armleder Park, 5057 Wooster Pike WHO:            Local individuals…

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Ohio Gov. DeWine wants to triple home visits for at-risk moms. How are they working now?

Jessie Balmert, Cincinnati Enquirer WESTWOOD – Jordan Williams, a curly-haired 14-month-old boy, would rather feed his grilled cheese to the family dog than eat it himself. Jordan’s picky palate was just one of the many topics his mother, 23-year-old Ashley Ohmart, discussed with Mindy Heathcoat Maurer, a professional tasked with giving Ohmart parenting tips and connecting…

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Home visitation front and center for new Ohio governor

On Tuesday, Jan 15, Governor Mike DeWine and leaders from the Ohio Children’s Hospital Association announced the creation of an advisory committee with the goal of ensuring at-risk families can give their children the best start in life.  Michael Fisher, CEO, and Judith Van Ginkel, PhD, were invited to represent Cincinnati Children’s as members of…

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ReadyNation – Business Champion for Children Award Recipients


ReadyNation has selected its 2018 Business Champion Recipients, which included Every Child Succeeds, Board Chair Jim Spurlino. Every Child Succeeds is very proud of Mr Spurlino’s accomplishments and for his involvement in the community. ReadyNation – Business Champion for Children Award Recipients
 Thursday, November 1st Gideon Badagawa, Executive Director, Private Sector Foundation (Uganda) William J.…

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WVXU presents – How To Prevent And Treat Childhood Trauma

Joining Cincinnati Edition from Cincinnati Children’s to discuss how to prevent and treat childhood trauma are Every Child Succeeds President Dr. Judy Van Ginkel; Scientific Director and Pediatric Psychologist Dr. Robert Ammerman; Director of Evaluation and Epidemiology, Dr. Ted Folger; and Dr. Robert Shapiro, director of the Child Abuse Team at the Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children. Listen to the…

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