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Remembering Vanessa Ann Rich

Lifelong early childhood education advocate was committed to helping children and families living in poverty.

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ACA is Working for Latinos

Millions of insured Latinos now have access to preventative services like mammograms, cervical cancer screenings or flu shots. Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace ends on January 31, 2016.

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Region 5 Brings ACA Enrollment to New Americans

ACF builds partnerships to bring enrollment to the neighborhoods that need it most.

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Getting Ready for Tax Season

Information about your health coverage is now a part of the tax filing process.

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Using Behavioral Economics to Increase On-Time Child Care Subsidy Renewals

What role can childcare providers play in helping clients renew their child care subsidies on time?

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Why Child Care Packs Quite the Economic Punch

For every federal dollar increase invested in child care, there is a return of $3.80 in local economies.

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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.

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