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Using Creativity and Culture to Keep Youth Gang-Free

In Los Angeles, Street Poets uses creativity and culture to foster the sense of belonging many youth crave.

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Increasing the Educational Stability of Students in Foster Care

Frequent school changes can lead to poor academic outcomes

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A New App for Youth in Foster Care

My JumpVault provides youth with a space where they can securely store and access important information.

Class act! Principal Nauiokas and students at Mott Haven Academy in the Bronx. (Photo courtesy Jessica Nauiokas)

It’s Time for Some Stability

For many children in foster care, school is the one predictable and safe place in their life.

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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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Celebrating Connections

May is National Foster Care Month.

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New Brief Highlights the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth in Child Welfare Settings

Building a better understanding of the needs of LGBTQ youth in child welfare settings

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Changing the Lives of Nine Children

Meet the DeLeon family of Texas.

Radio interview of Kurt Heisler, senior policy advisor for technology and innovation with ACYF

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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