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"Child On Shoulders" by Sam licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
New legislation in Kansas has foster care child advocates concerned that foster agencies will discriminate against gay parents, among other...
"Oxycodone Prescription Bottle with Pills Spilling Out" by Cindy Shebley licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics found that at least one in 10 children are prescribed opioids in...
Elderly person
Children & Families, Health, News
In the U.S., more than 12 million Americans in the U.S. rely on nursing homes and assisted living and the...
George A Jones CEO
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
George A. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Bread for the City, discusses how community-based challenges impede in effectively serving low-income...
Immigration Separating Families
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to any deportations of immigrant families who...
Man with cans
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New resources have reported that DNA tests of saliva and blood are taking place at the border to verify that...
Senior citizens
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
It wasn’t until recently that senior centers started receiving certification for being LGBT-friendly, allowing for retiring seniors to be able...
Kurt-Newman
Children & Families, Health, Previews
Kurt Newman, President & CEO of the Children's National Health System, discusses how the influx of technology and preventative methods...
Woman holding baby
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
According to new data from the American Community Survey and Current Population Survey, at least 58 percent of child care...
Family in office
Children & Families, News
A new report from the Annie Casey Foundation found that the number of children under the age of 5 who...
Child with father
Children & Families, Health, News
According to a new report, children to gay parents are not more likely to suffer from behavioral and emotional trauma. ...
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Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Linda Velarde, Executive Director of Villa Maria, discusses how women who are homeless and without children can transition from crisis...
Immigrant family
Children & Families, News
New resources have reported that DNA tests of saliva and blood are taking place at the border to verify that...
"hand" by susanjanegolding licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new report from the Metropolitan Planning Council found that Latino and African American families are particularly struggling with low...
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Children & Families, Health, Justice & Poverty, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with The CIL’s executive director Stuart James on the organization’s fight to provide services and support...
Stephanie-Karr
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Stephanie Karr, Executive Director of the Center Against Sexual & Family Violence discuss how the organization provides confidential assistance, educational...
Dog Eating Contest Weigh-In
AP, Arts, Media & Culture, Children & Families, News
NEW YORK (AP) — With fireworks thundering across night skies and backyard barbecues, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating...
"Orphans Leave Haiti" by DVIDSHUB licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
The number of families adopting children from other countries was climbing until 2004, when there was a sudden drop-off in...
Pride Balloons
Children & Families, News
New policies adopted by the American Medical Association will lead to improved circumstances for LGBT and transgender persons in detention....
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Arts, Media & Culture, Children & Families, Education, Environment, Foundations, Health, INSIGHT, Justice & Poverty, Previews
In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
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Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
A new report from the Thomas Reuters Foundation ranked the United States as one of the top 10 most dangerous...
"Jewish Family Service San Diego Logo" Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service San Diego
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Jewish Family Service of San Diego’s CEO Michael Hopkins on the organization’s mission to help...
"Farming" by Beshef licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
Though child labor is regulated in most industries across the U.S. with age requirements between 14 to 16 years old,...
Isis Portillo Executive Director Latinitas El Paso
Children & Families, Education, Previews
Isis Portillo, Executive Director of Latinitas El Paso, discusses the range of programs that are aimed at promoting freedom of...

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