The Family Room Blog

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Father Figures Making a Difference

Today's fathers contribute to their children's overall development and well-being in many ways.

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Earl Johnson, Director of Office of Family Assistance

Happy Father's Day

A special message from Earl Johnson, director of the Office of Family Assistance

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Improving the Future for Children of Incarcerated Parents

Obama Administration creates toolkit to help child welfare agencies, federal prisons and residential reentry centers keep incarcerated parents connected to children

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Healthy Men, Healthy Families

Men’s health issues rarely affect only the male. They take their toll on the entire family unit.

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Celebrating and Supporting Native Fathers

Using Culture to Celebrate and Support Native Fathers

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Photo of wooden crosses and American flags at the site of a tornado ravaged neighborhood in Moore, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Strong

Oklahomans begin long recovery process after more than 3,400 structures were damaged or destroyed as a result of May's tornadoes.

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Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation Promotes Relevance and Transparency through Social Media

OPRE has recently launched Twitter and Facebook accounts, making information about evaluations easily accessible.

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Affordable Care Act: Lifting People Out Of Poverty

ACA Prepares the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

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Disasters Don’t Discriminate (But Sometimes People Do)

Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response, the Human Rights Campaign and the National Center for Transgender Equality host a webinar on helping LGBT individuals and families during an emergency response.

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Autism Awareness and Acceptance

Supporting Children with ASD in Reaching Their Potential in Inclusive Environments

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