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Deborah Bergeron, Lynn Johnson, Ed Metz (Department of ED)

Big Ideas for Early Childhood Innovation and Education Partnerships

ECD and ACF leadership involvement with the Dept of Education’s ED Games Expo 2020 which hosted the first-ever Early Childhood Development and Early Learning Expo.

A group of happy children in silhouette facing the sunrise.

Ringing in the New Year with Hope

As we welcome the new year, ACYF Commissioner Elizabeth Darling highlights how the Children's Bureau and the Family and Youth Services Bureau are in the business of providing HOPE.

Young man sitting on a stoop reflecting.

National Runaway Prevention Month: An Annual Call to Action

National Runaway Prevention Month focuses on the importance of prevention services. 

Jeannie Hovland with Office of Hawaiian Affairs representatives.

Commissioner Hovland Recaps Historic Trip to Pacific Basin

Commissioner Jeannie Hovland describes the takeaways from her recent trip to the Pacific Basin.

Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan speaking at the Seattle roundtable on improving access to child care.

Engaging States and Communities to Support Working Families

Eric D. Hargan joined Assistant Secretary Lynn Johnson in Seattle, Washington, this week for the ninth of ten roundtables being held across the country to discuss improving access to affordable high-quality child care. We have now heard from almost a thousand stakeholders across the country and we expect to hear more through a Request for Information that we released last month on this issue.

Couple Protecting Balance Between Work And Life On Seesaw

Improving Access to Child Care for Working Families

ACF wants to offer mothers and fathers more choice and flexibility with child care, so they can choose how to balance home and work life in a way that best serves their needs, benefits their children, and allows them to fully participate in our economy.

group photo of head starts students in class w/teachers

Bring a Principal to Your Head Start Program This October

The "Bring a Principal to Head Start" celebration coincides with Head Start Awareness Month and National Principals Month. We are celebrating it in conjunction with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the School Superintendents Association (AASA) and the National Head Start Association (NHSA).

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Highlights and Milestones of the Native American Programs Act

Jeannie Hovland, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Native American Affairs, ACF Commissioner, Administration for Native AmericansANA Commissioner Jeannie Hovland recaps the history of how ANA came to be and the important milestones in the 45 years since it was formed.

ACF Assistant Secretary Lynn Johnson

Healthy Marriage & Fatherhood Programs Make a Difference

Assistant Secretary Lynn Johnson discusses ACF's efforts to support healthy marriages and responsible fatherhood.

Jeannie Hovland - Official Portrait

ANA Commissioner Hovland Takes Her Advocacy to the Next Level

Commissioner Jeannie Hovland describes her role and priorities for her term as Commissioner for the Administration for Native Americans.

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