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President Obama visits an early education classroom in Georgia.

President Obama’s Plan for Early Education for All Americans

Improving the quality and access of early care and education programs yields long-term benefits for our nation’s future.

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HHS leaders hear Tribal leaders discuss issues in the 2012 Tribal Consultation.

Tribal Consultation Gets Results

ACF is determined to engage in a meaningful dialog with Tribes that results in better policy.

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Drawings made by participants at the Alaska Native American Summit Art.

Supporting Alaska Native Fatherhood

Nearly 100 community-based partners gathered to promote positive Native male role models through effective traditional and culturally appropriate programming.

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Black History Month

ACF regional administrator calls for campaign to make the tremendous benefits of the Affordable Care Act a reality in the lives of our disadvantaged citizens who face health care disparities —  a concern Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., often talked about in his speeches.

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Native American mom and child.

Child Support Program’s Model Tribal System Readies for Launch

After years of tribal consultation, research, design and development, the Office of Child Support Enforcement launches the Model Tribal System. MTS will help tribal communities access similiar technologies and automated systems that state child support agencies have had for years.

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Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

As one of the largest federal anti-poverty programs, Earned Income Tax Credit is a powerful asset-building tool for people with earned income because it can reduce their taxes and result in a refund.

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A mother breastfeeds a young infant.

Infant feeding during disasters

The Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response urges communities to take infant feeding — including breastfeeding — into consideration when preparing for a disaster.

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Photo of Van Kuno, an ACF Grantee in Washington state.

Former Refugee Helps Others Achieve American Dream

The Health Profession Opportunity Grant program helps put new Americans on a path to self-sufficiency.

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Photo of sick child.

It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone aged six months and older should get a flu shot in order to decrease their risk of getting sick.

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Photo of a Hispanic boy.

New ACYF Projects Promote Integrated Approach in Child Welfare

ACYF funds grants, cooperative agreements, and demonstration projects to promote social and emotional well-being, along with safety and permanency, for children and youth who come to the attention of the child welfare system.

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