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Immigration Arizona Shelters
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona officials have moved to revoke the licenses for a nonprofit that houses immigrant children after it...
"Crayons" by Donnie Nunley licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Education, News
Lower and middle-income families will finally be able to afford or simply send their children to preschool at a lower...
Migrant Children
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
The state of California has banned prosecution fees for misdemeanor crimes after a report detailed their prevalence within the state. ...
George A Jones CEO
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George A. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Bread for the City, discusses how community-based challenges impede in effectively serving low-income...
"20111031-FNS-LSC-0279" by U.S. Department of Agriculture licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that at least one in every 8 Americans was living in poverty...
Foster Kids Psychiatric Drugs
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of foster children may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards, says...
Vaping Marijuana Youth
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concern about the...
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...
"Smiling eyes" by Donald Logan licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
Recent records show that more than 9,600 children are in and out of the foster care system in Kentucky, making...
E Cigarettes Teens
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm about rising teenage use of e-cigarettes, calling the problem an...
Immigration Separating Families Lawsuit
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
BOSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration should be held accountable for emotional trauma inflicted on children who were separated...
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Linda Velarde, Executive Director of Villa Maria, discusses how women who are homeless and without children can transition from crisis...
Immigration Family Detention
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday it plans to circumvent a longstanding court agreement that governs how children...
Newborn Opioids Outcomes
AP, Children & Families, Education, Health, News
CHICAGO (AP) — Learning disabilities and other special education needs are common in children born with opioid-related symptoms from their...
Growing Up Digital Screen Time Now and Then
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NEW YORK (AP) — When Stephen Dennis was raising his two sons in the 1980s, he never heard the phrase...
Stephanie-Karr
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Stephanie Karr, Executive Director of the Center Against Sexual & Family Violence discuss how the organization provides confidential assistance, educational...
Concussion Guidelines Kids
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CHICAGO (AP) — New children's concussion guidelines from the U.S. government recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis...
"Teer" by Norlando Pobre licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
A new analysis of the FDA’s Real Cost campaign aimed at preventing young teens from smoking found that the initiative...
"binocs" by U.S. Department of Agriculture licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
A new study published in the journal Science Advances found that children who live near green areas and forests have...
Lomax-Poster-1
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In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
Immigration Ankle Monitors
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities' shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S. illegally now means...
"Mother and Son" by Glenn Beltz licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
With rising health care coverage costs impacting numerous Americans, foster care parents are struggling to adequately provide for their children. ...
Gun Reform March
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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Students in Massachusetts have set off on a 50-mile march to Smith & Wesson's headquarters to...
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Leaders from nonprofits in Alaska, Minnesota, Texas and Washington D.C. discuss the important work that they do to strengthen their...

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