Youth

Photo of Maxine Archibald.

Maxine's Story

Maxine Archibald was born into an abusive household and spent her early childhood severely ill. She credits a child welfare worker for placing her with loving foster parents and making her a success.

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Nico's Story

Every kid deserves a Forever Family!

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A graphic showing parents with children and the words National Foster Care Month: Building Blocks Toward Permanent Families

Building Blocks Toward Permanent Families

May is National Foster Care Month. Currently, there are 400,000 children and youth in the U.S. foster care system.

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A young girl and boy running in the park.

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Summer Vacation

Children at risk for food insecurity can get a free meal during the summer.

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President Obama enters the East Room of the White House with Christian Champagne at the start of the "My Brother's Keeper," event on Feb. 27. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

My Brother’s Keeper: One Motivation, Two Perspectives

President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum establishing My Brother's Keeper Task Force to unlock the full the potential of boys and men of color.

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Photo of Deb Soly and Jill Poirier and their children sitting in a park.

The Soly-Poirier Family

Most parents have nine months to prepare for the arrival of a new child into their families. Deb Soly and Jill Poirier had 12 hours.

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A colorful mosaic that shows a family with the words Making Meaningful Connections.

Avoid being FROZEN out!

The 19th National Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect - Making Meaningful Connections

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Artwork of drawings and photos of children and families that include the words "Making Meaning Connections" - 2014 Prevention Resource Guide

April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This year, we celebrate the theme "Making Meaningful Connections" to help protect children and youth and strengthen families.

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Photo Enrique sitting in his office.

Enrique's Story

After he and his siblings went into separate foster care, older brother goes back for his family to keep them together.

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