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Following Her Heart

Randee Logan gives a foster child a 'forever family.'

Photo of a Head Start teacher with several children at a table.

Leading the Way in Community Partnerships

From the very start, Head Start was envisioned as a community effort.

Photo of Head Start Children and Parents.

Head Start: Leading the Way for 50 Years

Head Start provides the most vulnerable preschool children and their families with comprehensive services to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional, and mental health needs.

African American Father and Son smiling in the park.

Healthy Fathers, Healthy Families: Improving Father and Child Health and the Affordable Care Act

On Jan. 24, Fatherhood Buzz barbershops will host fathers and families for a day of activities to promote healthy lifestyles and behaviors.

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Nation Sees Reduction in Child Abuse and Neglect in Annual Child Welfare Report

More must be done to prevent abuse to avoid long-lasting health effects.

Smaller photo of President Obama delivering remarks on immigration in Las Vegas, Nov. 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Help Shape a Federal Immigrant and Refugee Integration Strategy

The White House Task Force on New Americans puts a call out for ideas to help shape the focus of the federal immigration and refugee integration strategy.

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Tribal Home Visiting Grantees Submit Benchmarks Data for the First Time

New information being collected will provide quantifiable data on improvements of eligible families participating in the program.

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Bringing H.E.A.R.T. to the Office of Family Assistance

This December, the Office of Family Assistance welcomed a new director, Nisha Patel.

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Sharing Lessons Learned from the Current Knowledge of Early Care and Education Partnerships

Check out the findings from a literature review of 78 studies on the characteristics of ECE partnerships.

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ACF Anti-Trafficking Initiatives: 2014 Year in Review

From increased grant funding and identification of human trafficking cases to strengthened partnerships and health care response, much was accomplished this past year.

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