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Oregon’s Early Learning Council Works Closely with its Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant

Early Childhood Development staff member reflects on the great working being accomplished in Oregon.

Vicki Turetsky

Turetsky Honored for Public Service at 2014 Burton Awards for Legal Achievement

Honor is presented to an attorney who demonstrates the highest level of professionalism and integrity within the executive branch of federal government.

Department of Labor Secretary Tom Perez visits the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy in Chicago, a school that aims to prepare students for college and the world of work.

Partnering to Prepare High School Students for College and Careers

ACF joins inter-agency group to provide education, workforce development, social services, and private-sector leaders with information about ways that high schools and human services agencies can work with the American Job Center network.

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The Role of Community Action in the War on Poverty

CSBG continues to support ladders of opportunity into the middle class.

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ACF Grantee Invites Men to End Domestic Violence with Te Invito Campaign

New campaign engages men and boys to lead violence-free lives and relationships.

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2014 Hurricane Season: Preparedness Begins with You

May 25-31 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week.

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Innovative Approaches to Career Advancement for Low-Income Families

Learn more about the evaluation of promising career pathways programs.

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Gabrielle's Story

Young woman shares how foster care saved her family from an abusive home.

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Behavioral Economics and Social Policy: Designing Innovative Solutions for ACF Programs

Project aims to learn how tools from behavioral economics can improve the well-being of individuals and families served by ACF programs.

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