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Mark Greenberg

Breaking Down Silos: State and Local Efforts Now Have Toolkit to Improve Responsible Data Sharing

The ACF Confidentiality Toolkit will help state and local efforts understand how and when it is possible to share information about a family or individual, in ways consistent with confidentiality laws and requirements.

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International Youth Day: How Youth Can Combat the Stigma of Mental Health

Every year, approximately 20 percent of the world’s youth experience a mental health condition.

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Training Tribal Leaders Nationwide

The Child Care Peer Learning and Leadership Network.

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East African Refugee Goat Project: Birthing of a Refugee Business

New eco-friendly project will benefit three new refugee communities in Utah.

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New Resources for Early Care and Education Quality Improvement Systems

Three recent briefs focus on categorizing quality improvement efforts, collecting quality data, and building strong systems to govern and manage that data.

Karen Stauss, Director of Programs at Free the Slaves

Fostering Community Resistance and Resilience Against Modern Day Forms of Slavery

Four strategies to empower communities in the fight against human trafficking.

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A Look at Three Years of Health Profession Training Programs

Many program participants experienced positive training and employment outcomes.

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Improving Our Nation’s Heart Health: The Importance of Access to Care

The Affordable Care Act revives true access to care.

A picture of young girl with the statements "Look Beneath the Surface" and "Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery" placed over the photo.

Human Trafficking and Indigenous Populations

Risk factors for trafficking of American Indian, Alaska Native and Pacific Islanders include poverty, poor education and inequality.

Photo of a Navajo Dancer.

Tribal Programs Gaining in Number and Strength

Native American tribes operating “comprehensive” child support programs increased from nine to 56 in only 14 years.

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