Families

Photo by Jeff Martin, National Women’s Law Center: Cecilia Muñoz, White House Domestic Policy Council Director, welcomes guests.

Meeting with Mothers and Advocates for Our Children

This week, a coalition came to the White House to deliver 30,000 letters and art work thanking the President for his proposal to make high-quality preschool available for all children.

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A model home being presented by two hands.

Working Toward the End of Family Homelessness

OFA provides guidance to states and is working in partnership with other agencies to combat family homelessness.

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The Barrett family broke ground on their new home, the Kawelo Cottage, being built with sweat equity and support from NHC.

Affordable Housing for Native Hawaiians

ANA provides grant to help construct affordable homes that are environmentally sustainable and consistent with Native Hawaiian culture and values.

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Acting Assistant Secretary George Sheldon meets with San Antonio, Texas, Head Start students. Photo by Erik Gomez

Report on Dual Language Learners in Head Start and Early Head Start Delivered to Congress

More than a quarter of children enrolled in Head Start and Early Head Start are from homes where their parents speak to them primarily in a language other than English – usually Spanish.

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How Much Do You Know About Your Finances?

Our financial knowledge, behavior, and attitudes have short and long-term impact on our lives and lifestyles.

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A photo of two hands holding paper cut outs of a family.

Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference Takes Place May 29-31 in Washington, D.C.

OPRE hosts the 16th Annual Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference in Washington, D.C., on May 29-31.  The event is free and open to the public.

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ACF: Addressing Poverty Today Among Those Facing Social and Economic Challenges for a Healthier Tomorrow

ACF efforts to help lift people out of poverty got extra help from the Affordable Care Act.

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Acting Assistant Secretary George Sheldon participates in a science lesson with 4-year-old students at Tynan.

An Old School Gets a New Purpose

San Antonio citizens are revitalizing struggling communities and investing public dollars into early education.

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HHS Officials Dr. Howard Koh and Leon Rodriguez speak to community leader Venus Gines from Texas.

Working Across Hispanic Communities to Lift More Families into the Middle Class

More than 40 Hispanic community leaders from across the country attended ACF's National Hispanic Roundtable to discuss better ways to make our human services programs more accessible to eligible Hispanic families and children.

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Review of Interventions Addressing Child Maltreatment Identifies Promising Practices and Calls for Further Research

A new report provides valuable information about what works for a particularly vulnerable population of our nation’s young people.

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