The Family Room Blog

Rev. Brook Bello of More Too Life, Inc.; Acting Assistant Sec. George Sheldon; and Minh Dang, Human Trafficking scholar.

Much Anticipated Child Welfare Guidance on Human Trafficking Released

Guidance is a road map for how to identify, engage, serve and ultimately restore victims.

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Photo of Traci Lucien and her daughter Talynn.

Meet The Lucien Family

For Traci Lucien of Laurel, Maryland, the bond she formed with her adopted daughter took place before they ever met.

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Who Has Time for Preparedness Anyway?

You have a plan to pick up your kids from soccer practice, but what if the plan is derailed by disaster – do you have a plan for that?

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New Affordable Care Act Webpage for Early Childhood

Learn more about how the ACA will effect early childhood programs

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Pens, Paper, Pencils and Preparedness!

As you prepare for the school year begins, you should also ask yourself, is your family ready if the unexpected occurs?

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The Lucky Ones: Dolores and John Groves-Marshall

Adopting children with disabilities completes a family in Killeen, Texas.

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The Real Stories of the Affordable Care Act

ACF touches the lives of millions of people who will be newly eligible for Medicaid or for reduced-cost insurance. See how ACF grantees, along with activists and state agencies, are doing everything they can to reach them.

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Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program Celebrates Students' Success

More than 10,000 students have completed health care occupational training programs.

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The March for Civil Rights Continues

A Call for Freedom for Victims of Human Trafficking and the End of Modern Day Slavery

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Semper Fi: Lori and Steven Brown

The first time the Browns inquired about adopting from foster care they felt rebuffed. See how AdoptUSKids helped meet their mission.

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