Families

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On Father’s Day, A Chance to Think About the Importance of Good Dads

Research shows that a dependable fatherly presence can promote children’s social and emotional well-being, academic achievement, and many other positive outcomes.

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Etan Thomas: Providing Kids Positive Messages

NBA veteran, published poet, noted book author and blog writer Etan Thomas has been asked to be part of President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.

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Mark Greenberg

ACF Addresses Early Childhood Adversity and Toxic Stress

ACF is using research on early adversity to inform the approaches taken in our programs.

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Understanding the Dynamics of Disconnection from Employment and Assistance

Study of single mothers learned that despite differences in reasons for disconnection related to age, location and immigration status – experiences of hardship were quite common.

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Oregon’s Early Learning Council Works Closely with its Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant

Early Childhood Development staff member reflects on the great working being accomplished in Oregon.

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Vicki Turetsky

Turetsky Honored for Public Service at 2014 Burton Awards for Legal Achievement

Honor is presented to an attorney who demonstrates the highest level of professionalism and integrity within the executive branch of federal government.

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The Role of Community Action in the War on Poverty

CSBG continues to support ladders of opportunity into the middle class.

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ACF Grantee Invites Men to End Domestic Violence with Te Invito Campaign

New campaign engages men and boys to lead violence-free lives and relationships.

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Foster Youth Leader Shares His Coming Out Story

June is LGBT Pride Month.

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2014 Hurricane Season: Preparedness Begins with You

May 25-31 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week.

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