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Affecting Change for Children

The Administration for Children and Families is celebrating 25 years of impacting people, affecting change and empowering families.

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Building Community, Building Hope: A Community-Based Approach to Prevention

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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Building Communities, Building Hope for New American Families

Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Program provides hope for families.

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Data Visualization – A Tool to Improve Strategic Decision Making

From information to insight – using data visualization to drive change.

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Social Media at ACF Growing

Get real-time updates about programs promoting the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.

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Recognizing the Power in Communities to Address Child Maltreatment

A new film highlights three innovative programs working to prevent and respond to child maltreatment.

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Ending Child Abuse and Neglect Deaths

Federal commission is having conversations with state, tribes and local communities. Next stop: New York City.

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Federal Report Spotlights Health and Well Being of Children in the U.S.

"America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being" spotlights 41 key indicators of children's lives.

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ACF Increases Online Presence

More programs are engaging public through social media 

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How to Dispel Three Common Lies Taught to Victims of Trafficking

Victims may not know their rights, feel ashamed, are reluctant to admit to victimization, or fear their trafficker.

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