The Family Room Blog

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A Lifeline for Victims of Domestic Violence

Federal funds for domestic violence services released this month will help millions of victims.

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Bringing Attention to Financial Capability in Human Services Programs

ACF programs have been issuing notices to a broad range of ACF-supported programs to highlight the importance of financial capability.

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Strengthening Communities by Welcoming All Residents

Learn how ACF programs, stakeholders, and partners can play a critical role in building and strengthening welcoming communities.

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ACF Takes Time to #MPOWR Youth on Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Nearly 70 children toured the agency dedicated to children and families.

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The Use of Technology in Early Childhood Education

Our look at the of use of technology in early childhood education describes the evidence base for products and programs that use technology and the barriers to and facilitators of its effective use.

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Healthy and Ready to Learn

The Importance of health services in Head Start

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ACF and Tribal Leaders Working Together

ACF Tribal Consultations provide the opportunity to get it right for American Indian and Alaska Native children and families.

Look Beneath the Surface: Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery

Bridging Minority Health and Human Trafficking

Linking minority health and human trafficking starts with an honest conversation about the social determinants of health.

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April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

Individualized learning and developmental supports are critical for all children.

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Financial Empowerment for the Latino Community

All families, especially those with lower incomes and resources, need to understand the basics of financial literacy.

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