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"Chicago Immigration Protest May 1, 2006" by jvoves licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
The Office of Refugee Resettlement recently found that more than 700 children have been taken away from their parents in...
"Tauer" by T. Hayes licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
Social benefit programs such as Medicaid and CHIP have been found to be most helpful to young children, as the...
"Sad Eyes" by Alyssa L. Miller licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
In the U.S., transgender youth are the least likely to suffer from feeling excluded and in turn experience “mental health...
Al Velarde - aso del Norte Children Development Center
Children & Families, Health, Previews
Al Velarde, Executive Director of the Paso del Norte Children Development Center, discusses the importance in extending services to help...
"Baby" by gabi menashe licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
Three recent reports published in a major medical journal Lancet found that obesity along with other health issues could have...
"Sad" by Leonid Mamchenkov licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
Based on a new report by Blue Cross Blue Shield, more children ages 18 and under are suffering from a...
"Kid" by Nicolas Alejandro licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
In the state of Maine, already two children have died from abuse in the home, and in neither case did...
Maggie Morales Moody
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Maggie Morales-Moody, President of Gigi's Playhouse El Paso, explains how the organization adopts and tailors child services to fit the...
Transgender Study
AP, Children & Families, Foundations, News
The first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to...
"Los Angeles March for Immigrant Rights" by Molly Adams licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
A new report from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) analyzed the impact of new policies on the...
"IMG_5176" by libby rosof licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Education, News
A new report from the Government Accountability Office found that regardless of a school’s income, discipline practices on black children...
Anthony Tomasheski
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Anthony Tomasheski, Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Club of El Paso, explains the three fundamental components in...
"Family" by Joan C Lacey licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
In light of studies illustrating the educational importance in reading to children, new findings indicate families who read together are...
"People Gardening" Photo courtesy of Common Good City Farm
Children & Families, Education, Environment, Justice & Poverty, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Read our interview with Common Good City Farm’s Executive Director Samantha Wetzel on the organization’s mission in providing nourishing vegetables...
"Gavel on Blue Desk Brick Wall" by Allen Allen licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
The Justice Department is requiring judges in the U.S. to complete a certain number of deportation cases every year in...
Diane Flanagan
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Diane Flanagan, Chief Executive Officer of the Girls Scouts of the Desert Southwest, explains how the organization cultivates leadership skills...
"Pelham Memorial Day Parade" by MarineCorps NewYork licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
Under a new proposal presented by the Trump administration, immigrants in the United States would be more likely to be...
"Group of Volunteers" Photo courtesy of School on Wheels
Children & Families, Education, Justice & Poverty, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Read our exclusive interview with Catherine Meek, Executive Director of School on Wheels, on the organization’s mission to simultaneously help...
"DSC08561" by Emma Forsberg licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
New legislation in Utah will allow children to roam freely on the streets without supervision, in an effort to “let...
Theresa-Eclov-Poster-2
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Theresa Eclov, Executive Director of Faith in Action for Cass County, discusses the role of volunteers and the community in...
Yemen
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Warring sides in Yemen and their international backers must stop blocking or delaying aid deliveries, a...
Foreign Adoptions
AP, Children & Families, News
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped more than 12 percent last year,...
"Millie V. QS2" by Paul De Los Reyes licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
According to a new report released by the Colorado Children’s Campaign, youth within the state are facing unprecedented challenges that...
Deane Alamano
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Denae Alamano, Executive Director of United Way of Bemidji Area, discusses how the organization mobilizes the power of caring in...

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