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PREP Youth for the Future

By Preparing Teens for Adulthood, We Can Prevent Too-Early Pregnancy

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You Can Stop the Bullying of LGBT Youth

Parents, schools, and communities can play an important role in creating environments where all youth can feel physically and emotionally safe.

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Implementing Health Profession Training Programs in Tribal Communities

Two recent publications highlight early implementation and outcomes of the Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.

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Exploring the Intersection of Two Programs that Support Poor Families

ACF and the Social Security Administration recently completed a five-year project to examine the intersection of TANF and SSI clients and programs.

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Protecting Our Sacred Ones

ANA Commissioner Sparks Robinson recognizes efforts to serve and protect Native American families during National Foster Care Month.

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OCC reflects on Provider Appreciation Day 2014

Expressing our gratitude for our early care and education workforce and the impact they have on our families.

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Maxine's Story

Maxine Archibald was born into an abusive household and spent her early childhood severely ill. She credits a child welfare worker for placing her with loving foster parents and making her a success.

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Nico's Story

Every kid deserves a Forever Family!

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The President’s Early Learning Initiative Takes the Next Steps

This is truly a historic time for early childhood education at the federal level.

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