Most Important Work – Talking with Kids about Addiction in the Family-How Fred Rogers’ Legacy Can Guide Us

This week (February 9-15) is Kids Can Recover Awareness Week, which raises awareness about children impacted by substance-use disorder in their homes. At the Fred Rogers Center, our Incubator 143 Research Lab has partnered with Dr. Jessica Black in creating resources on how to support caregivers to talk to children about substance-use disorder. Recently, Fred Rogers Center’s Dr. Dana Winters...

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Newsmaker: Emily Uhrin

As a student at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Emily Uhrin didn’t know much about Fred Rogers beyond her childhood memories of the television host and his long-running program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, except that he was a Latrobe native. His death in 2003 led to the establishment of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at the college,...

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From Podcasts To Books To Music, 15 Ways To Dive Deeper Into The ‘Mister Rogers’ Renaissance

As a songwriter and storyteller, theologian and educator, family man and public figure, Fred Rogers should be known for much more than wearing a red cardigan. He earned degrees in music composition (writing more than 200 songs during his life) and in theology (ordained by the Presbyterian Church into children’s television ministry), then studied for years under leading child psychologist Margaret McFarland. ...

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‘A Stunning Day’ Composer On Channeling Spirit Of Fred Rogers’ Tune

When composer Nate Heller was once requested to attain A Stunning Day within the Community, he says he felt “equivalent portions pleasure, pleasure and terror,” figuring out that the song he’d create must get up to the legacy of Fred Rogers.“He was once an especially musical particular person. He wrote the entire unique songs for the display, which his bandleader...

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Klick Health Doubles Down on Kindness Pledging to Double Donation to Fred Rogers Center if Contagious Holiday Video Hits 10 Million Views by New Year’s

TORONTO & NEW YORK — With its Contagious holiday video already hitting five million page views in just over a week, Klick Health is doubling down on kindness – pledging to double its initial $10,000 donation to the Fred Rogers Center if the video hits 10 million page views by the end of 2019. The company today also posted exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the...

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Out & About: New Excela Hospice Program Helps Kids Deal with Grief

“What do I do with the sad that I feel?”Excela Health Hospice is helping children deal with that question through its Neighborhood Kids grief support program. Attendees at the hospice Neighborhood Christmas event, held Dec. 5 at Rizzo’s Banquet Facility in Crabtree, were given an introduction to the program. Attendees at the hospice Neighborhood Christmas event, held Dec. 5 at Rizzo’s Banquet Facility in...

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Emotional ‘Kindness Is Contagious’ Klick Health Christmas Clip Pays Tribute to Mister Rogers’ Legacy

Klick Health is celebrating the festive season by promoting kindness in an emotional new video. The Toronto-based agency pays tribute to Mister Rogers’ legacy and the Fred Rogers Center with the clip, donating $1 per view of the “Contagious” offering. The funds will help continue Rogers’ life’s work by supporting the healthy development of children. The random acts of...

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Fred Rogers Productions CEO to Speak at Saint Vincent College Commencement

Paul Siefken, president and CEO of Fred Rogers Productions, will deliver the address for the December commencement at Saint Vincent College in Unity, the college announced. The 15th annual December commencement will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 14 at the Robert S. Carey Student Center. Siefken joined Fred Rogers Productions in 2013 as vice president for broadcast and digital...

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