The Family Room Blog

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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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New Funding Opportunities for Job-Driven Training Programs in Health Care

Health Profession Opportunity Grants offer organizations an opportunity to build partnerships with employers and service providers.

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How to Dispel Three Common Lies Taught to Victims of Trafficking

Victims may not know their rights, feel ashamed, are reluctant to admit to victimization, or fear their trafficker.

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Investing Today in Native Youth for a Prosperous Tomorrow

ANA and ACF will be part of the White House Gen-I Initiative partnering with youth to create opportunity and bolster success.

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Working to Improve the Well Being of Families

ACF addresses health issues in program delivery.

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Recognizing National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day: A Focus on Evidence-Based Programming

National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day takes place April 10.

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Head Start Turns 50

Head Start has provided 32 million children with comprehensive early learning experiences, including school readiness, health, mental health, nutrition, and family engagement supports.

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Happy 35th Birthday, ORR!

President Jimmy Carter signed the Refugee Act of 1980 into law, officially creating the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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How Can Understanding Human Development Help Improve Program Effectiveness?

Growing research on early adversity, trauma and toxic stress underscore importance of both reducing stressors on children and families and helping them cope.

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Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation

Report provides one of the most important studies of the workforce in our nation’s history.

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