The Family Room Blog

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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.

Original 1963 button that shows a white hand shaking a black hand and reads March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

The March for Civil Rights Continues

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

Photo of Lori and Steven Brown with their four children.

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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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Ugandan Flees After Being Outed, Finds Safe Place in America

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius reads a storybook to children in an early education classroom.

The Numbers Are In: Sequestration Cuts 57,000 Kids from Head Start

Those 57,000 include more than 51,000 fewer children in Head Start (ages 3-5) and nearly 6,000 fewer children, families and pregnant women in Early Head Start (ages 0-3) in the current program year due to sequestration.

Native American community with Sec. Kathleen Sebelius, Acting Asst. Sec. George Sheldon and ANA Com. Lillian Sparks. Photo by Navajo Nation Press Office.

Navajo Nation Visit Demonstrates Cultural Resiliency and the Importance of Language

ANA Commissioner Reflects on Recent Trip to the Largest Tribe in Indian Country

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Share Your Opinions On Child Care and Development Fund's Proposed Rule

Comment period for CCDF's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking has been extended until Aug. 23.

Million Hearts: A national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in 5 years.

Protect One, Protect All

An interview with Dr. Janet Wright, Executive Director of the Million Hearts Campaign

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