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President Obama enters the East Room of the White House with Christian Champagne at the start of the "My Brother's Keeper," event on Feb. 27. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

My Brother’s Keeper: One Motivation, Two Perspectives

President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum establishing My Brother's Keeper Task Force to unlock the full the potential of boys and men of color.

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Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking gets Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons.

Journey from Victim to Survivor Central Message of Annual President’s Interagency Task Force Meeting

HHS to increase funding for services to foreign national victims of human trafficking and release grants with new funds for domestic victims.

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Photo of Deb Soly and Jill Poirier and their children sitting in a park.

The Soly-Poirier Family

Most parents have nine months to prepare for the arrival of a new child into their families. Deb Soly and Jill Poirier had 12 hours.

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A colorful mosaic that shows a family with the words Making Meaningful Connections.

Avoid being FROZEN out!

The 19th National Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect - Making Meaningful Connections

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Affordable Care Act enrollment photo featuring Cassandra “Cassy” Stauffer.

We Got Them Covered!

More than seven million Americans enrolled in healthcare by the March 31 deadline. Meet Cassandra and Miatta – two women who are proof that the Affordable Care Act works!

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A mother feeding her infant.

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Must Start Early

Quality early care and education programs can positively affect later health outcomes.

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ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson speaking at a RES 2014 session.

Investing in Tribal Economies

ANA Commissioner Sparks Robinson shares opportunities available through the Administration for Children and Families to assist in job creation and business expansion for Native American communities.

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Artwork of drawings and photos of children and families that include the words "Making Meaning Connections" - 2014 Prevention Resource Guide

April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This year, we celebrate the theme "Making Meaningful Connections" to help protect children and youth and strengthen families.

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Photo of Sarah and Diego

In Sickness and In Health: My #GetCovered Story

Young couple experiences the benefits of health insurance. Sign up by March 31.

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Photo of a toddler in diapers.

Birth to Five: Watch Me Thrive!

A Developmental and Behavioral Screening Initiative

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