Youth

Dr. Meredith Dank, Katherine Chon and Brian Richmond attend the first ACF Frontline Series seminar.

ACF’s Frontline Series

A New Opportunity to Learn More About Modern Day Slavery

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Samantha's Story

After six different placements, Samantha finally got to spend a White Christmas with her forever family.

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Jeremy's Story

Because of abuse Jeremy was put through as a child, he was not able to get close to anyone when he entered foster care. That all changed when he met his new mom.

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Keema's Story

A foster care alumna now helps others find forever families.

Look Before You Lock

Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock.

On average, every 10 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle.

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Making Sure LGBTQ Youth Know They Are Welcome

“Brave Space” poster was designed to be colorful, engaging, and easy to understand.

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Summer Learning Matters: A New Mexico Child Care Program Takes Children to New Places

The Child Care and Development Fund program helps fund afterschool and summer learning for over 650,000 children each month.

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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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Exploring Provider Experiences Serving LGBTQ Runaway and Homeless Youth

Research identifies a range of approaches in serving these populations.

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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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