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Helping Fathers and Families that are Parenting in a Violent World

The Office of Family Assistance hosted a series of town halls to gather information on the impact of violence on raising children.

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Serving and Engaging Fathers in Home Visiting Programs

What strategies do home visiting programs use to engage fathers, what challenges do they face, and what are the potential benefits of participating?

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Beyond Breaking Bread

What Head Start Programs Do to Celebrate and Serve Our Nation’s Children, Families, and Communities.

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Child Care Proposed Rules Now on the Federal Register

The proposed regulations address the 2014 child care law and will be open for public comment for 60 days.

Photo of Head Start Children and Parents.

Responding to the Culture of Children, Families, and Communities

How do local programs support the children and families from different regions and cultures in a meaningful way?

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Annual Early Childhood Conference Changes Name

ACF’s National Research Conference on Early Childhood will continue to showcase cutting-edge research on low-income families with young children.

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Celebrating Tribal Child Care Programs and Leaders

Across, the country, tribal child care programs succeed in health promotion, partnerships and leadership.

Smaller photo of Head Start Conference attendees: Maria Taddeo, Laura McCall, Rebecca Garza, Christine Scott, Kayla Myers, Essey Workie, and Dawn Ault.

Early Learning for New Americans: An Opportunity for All Of Us

Reflections on an Interactive Presentation and Discussion at the Virginia Head Start Conference.

Rachel Schumacher playing with a baby in a family child care home.

A Busy Year for Child Care

One year into a new child care law, systems across the country are already changing for the better.

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Collaborating Across Federal Programs to Address Maternal Depression

Sharing SAMHSA's new More than the Blues toolkit at ACF.

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