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Using Creativity and Culture to Keep Youth Gang-Free

In Los Angeles, Street Poets uses creativity and culture to foster the sense of belonging many youth crave.

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Communities Across U.S. Celebrate National Summer Learning Day

National awareness campaign promotes the importance of summer learning

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Increasing the Educational Stability of Students in Foster Care

Frequent school changes can lead to poor academic outcomes

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Supporting Families to End Homelessness

Stable housing is a crucial contributor to family economic success and to healthy child development

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The People Behind Our Programs

Support offices help the nation’s leading human services agency accomplish its mission

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Celebrating Achievements Around Equality for Women

A report from United State of Women White House Summit

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Evaluating Training for Health Professions in Tribal Communities

The final report from the evaluation of Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG)

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A New App for Youth in Foster Care

My JumpVault provides youth with a space where they can securely store and access important information.

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Promoting the Development of Dual Language Learners: Helping All Children Succeed

Speaking more than one language has advantages for brain development, and dual language learners need to be supported to reach their potential.

Class act! Principal Nauiokas and students at Mott Haven Academy in the Bronx. (Photo courtesy Jessica Nauiokas)

It’s Time for Some Stability

For many children in foster care, school is the one predictable and safe place in their life.

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