The Family Room Blog

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Planning an Effective Response for the Next Epidemic — with Children in Mind

ACF's Dallas Regional Office focuses on children and the early childhood development community during emergency planning conference.

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Dahn Guirung's Family Just Got Covered

Dahn Guirung wants to make sure his family is healthy and strong so they can invest in their daughter’s future.

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The Affordable Care Act: What’s in it for American Indians and Alaska Natives?

ANA Commissioner shares reasons why it is important for American Indians and Alaska Natives, to sign up for health insurance by March 31.

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Betty Li Just Got Covered

After visiting her neighborhood resource center and signing up for insurance, getting sick no longer means financial trouble.

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ACA Enrollment Event Signs Up Southeast Asian Immigrants and Refugees

Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition works to increase access to health care for America's newest citizens.

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Giving Foster Youth a Voice

Children’s Bureau Uses Social Media to Help Collect Data to Improve State Foster Care Systems.

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A Big Week for Tribal Early Childhood Programs

New and exciting opportunities for tribal communities to expand high-quality early learning and development launched this year.

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Supporting Youth this February and throughout the Year

Resources from the Family and Youth Services Bureau & the Office of Adolescent Health

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Accept the Million Hearts Challenge this American Heart Health Month

Americans suffer more than two million heart attacks and strokes each year, and every day, 2,200 people die from cardiovascular disease. Let's start making heart-healthy choices.

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The Herbert Family

Inspired by the father-figure role model his uncle played for him, adoption was something Dwayne Herbert always knew he wanted to pursue.

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