The Family Room Blog

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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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A photo of Rolando Calderón wearing his medical scrubs and a stethoscope.

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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ACF Launches Twitter Account

Through daily tweets you’ll receive timely messages with updates, resources and breaking news about ACF programs.

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NASAC Project participant tends garden increasing self sufficiency for his family.

Community-driven Projects Support Native Pacific Islanders

ANA funds programs that honor the culture and heritage of Native Pacific Islander communities, while also improving their economic condition and social self-sufficiency.

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ACF personnel were on the ground immediately after the storm. CAPT Mary Riley worked alongside ACF Region 2 staff Glen Karpovich, Joyce Thomas and Nicole Richardson.

ACF Response to Superstorm Sandy by the Numbers

More than 16,000 ACF staff hours were dedicated to response and recovery activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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Malia Sanchez (fourth person on the left), was awarded the 2012 Small Business Association Women in Business Champion of the Year of the City and County of Honolulu at her aesthetics academy.

Promoting Economic Development on the Hawaiian Islands

Since 1988, the Administration for Native Americans has collaborated with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to provide loans to help Native Hawaiians build businesses, fund home improvements, fund tuition and improve their credit.

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Placement Stability in Child Welfare

Survey found 22.3 percent of children in families investigated for maltreatment were placed out of home at least once in the 18 months following the close of investigation.

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Expanding the Evidence to Help Teen Moms Make Healthy Choices

One of the best ways we can support teen moms is to help them plan their families in a healthy way.

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