Families

Smaller photo of Earnest Evans, 59, and Sharon Evans, 57, of Chicago.

Our #GetCovered Story: Insurance Let Us Get Through a Health Crisis Together

Earnest, 59, and Sharon, 57, have been married 22 years. This is their story about what getting coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace meant to them.

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Positive Gains in Indian Country: ANA and Native Communities Partnering Together for Success

The Administration for Native Americans is embarking on its 40th anniversary of providing resources to Native American communities.

Photo of Eyole Mbongo of San Antonio speaking at a microphone.

Coverage Gives Me Peace of Mind: Eyole’s #GetCovered Story

Having insurance allows Eyole to think about getting more preventive care.

Smaller photo of ACF Fellow Marlise Jeanne Pierre-Wright with her dad and brother.

Boston Leaders and Youth Meet to Support My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

Hispanic and African American young men provided several ideas at summit to improve the community.

Smaller photo of Elsa and Sebastian celebrating Alberto's third birthday.

Sebastian and Elsa Give the Greatest Gift: A Safe Home

After raising eight children, the couple opened their home to 18 children in the last six years.

Photo of two young boys playing with a game.

Equity and Excellence in the Earliest Years: Action on Expulsion and Suspension in Early Childhood Settings

Recent data indicate expulsions and suspensions occur at high rates in preschool settings — even higher rates than in K12 school settings.

Photo of a father and son surrounded by toy blocks.

New Resource: The Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool for Family Shelters

Tool is designed to help shelters create environments that are safe and developmentally appropriate for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Small photo of Maureen Blaha.

National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth Helps Young People Get Out of Crises Every Day

National Runaway Safeline executive director encourages everyone to reach out to youth.

President Barack Obama speaking at the White House Summit on Early Education on Dec. 10.

Big Day for Early Childhood Education at the White House

More than $1 billion in new federal and private sector investments in early childhood education announced at White House Summit on Early Childhood Education.

Small photo of child care teacher with two toddlers and their parent.

New Measures Developed to Assess Quality of Family and Provider/Teacher Relationships

Research indicates the relationship between the early child care provider/teacher and the parent can contribute to a child’s school readiness.

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