The Family Room Blog

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Mapping Out Access to Health Care

HHS has developed resources to help people with new health care coverage understand their benefits and connect to primary care and the preventive services that are right for them.

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The Promise of Community Action

Office of Community Services Director reflects on the legacy and spirit of community action throughout the years.

Leslie A. Gresham, M.A., Early Childhood Educator meets with President Obama in Denver July 8, 2014.

Early Childhood Educator Meets President Obama in Denver

Conversation centered on the benefits of providing early childhood education and its impact down the road for our children and society.

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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