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ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson (small image)

Understanding Community Resilience

The Quinault Indian Nation does its best to prepare for the worst.

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Impact of Lead Exposure in Very Young Children

Children at higher risk for lead exposure are often poor, members of racial-ethnic minority groups, and recent immigrants.

ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson (small image)

Helping Native Communities Help Themselves

Grantee successes show why funding matters.

HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell on the ground in Flint, Michigan, speaking to emergency personnel.

Investing in Flint’s children

One-time emergency funding expands and enhances Head Start and Early Head Start services in Flint, Michigan.

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Culture Camp for Children Preserves Native History

Alaska village uses Child Care and Development Fund to teach Native customs.

Aerial view of village of Igiugig Alaska

ACF Grant Will Help Rural Alaska Village Create Jobs, Decrease Costs of Living, and Help Local Environment

ANA recently awarded over $12.4 million in new 2015 grants, including the recently reinstated SEDS-AK grant, which supports Alaska Native families and communities.

Image of a road sign with the word "Vision" with a backdrop of a bright blue sky.

ACF Releases 2015-2016 Strategic Plan

Document reflects ACF’s shared vision and commitment to priority work for the coming year.

Photo of a goat herd on a Utah farm.

East African Refugee Goat Project: Birthing of a Refugee Business

New eco-friendly project will benefit three new refugee communities in Utah.

Photo of the interior of a greenhouse, with several rows of plants.

KISRA – Changing Behaviors, Changing Lives, Changing Futures for West Virginia Families

Technology encourages entrepreneurship and healthier lifestyle in Dunbar, West Virginia.

Mother holding a toddler in one arm and a grocery bag in the other.

Do You Live in a Food Desert?

Food deserts often overlap with low-income and racial/ethnic minority neighborhoods, putting this segment of the population at higher risk for adverse health outcomes,

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