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A Look Ahead for the Early Childhood State Advisory Councils

How State Advisory Councils are improving Early Childhood Programs nationwide

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Look Before You Lock: Losing One Child is Too Many

As temperatures rise, it is more important than ever to look BEFORE you lock.

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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

One in five Americans will experience a mental health problem in their lifetimes, yet nearly two-thirds of people that are diagnosed with a mental illness do not seek treatment.

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What Does One Million Look Like? It Is A Lot

How homelessness is affecting our youngest children

Photo of children and staff who received recognition in the Boston Healthy Childcare Initiative earlier this year.

Boston Celebrates Healthy Food and Physical Activity in Child Care

Boston is recognizing family child care providers and centers for achieving the goals of Let’s Move! Child Care – promoting healthier food, nutritious drinks, increased physical activity, less screen time, and infant feeding.

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ANA and CMS Health Care Marketplace Enrollment Outreach Partnership

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

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Acting Assistant Secretary Welcomes Tribal Leaders for ACF Consultation

ACF headquarters joined by Regional offices in a first-ever combined face-to-face and virtual Tribal Consultation.

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Apply to Work on High Impact Projects in 2nd Annual Talent Search for the HHSentrepreneurs Program

HHSentrepreneurs connects outside experts and entrepreneurs from outside federal government with internal innovators to work on high-risk, high-impact projects that address some of the biggest challenges in health, health care and human services.

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