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Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Supporting New Generations of Indigenous Language Speakers

The Administration for Native Americans supports communities seeking to maintain and revitalize indigenous languages through grants and partnerships.

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Family First a Good First Step, but True Prevention is Key

Jerry Milner writes for The Chronicle of Social Change on how we can move from Family First to true prevention.

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Welfare Reform 2.0

Proposed budget aims to strengthen Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program

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5 Ways to Help Youth Experiencing Dating Abuse

While these situations can be difficult to navigate, there are things that adults can do to help the young people in their lives.

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Celebrating National Healthy Marriage Week

During National Marriage Week, we recognize the economic, health, and emotional benefits of marriage and the positive effects on children’s well-being.

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Collaboration is Key to Addressing Youth Relationship Violence

Collaboration between the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s (FYSB) three programs, Family Violence Prevention and Services, Runaway and Homeless Youth, and Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, is critical in working to end the many forms of violence that affect youth, decrease the likelihood of future violence, and increase the health and wellbeing of those being served.

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Teen Dating Violence: 1 in 10 is Too Many

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM)

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Our North Star: Transforming Human Services through Strategic Partnerships with Communities

A new report commissioned by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and the American Public Human Services Association shares our vision for how we can strengthen the human services ecosystem by joining forces with community based organizations and other partners.

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Combating Trafficking: Native Youth Toolkit on Human Trafficking

ACF offices partner to combat trafficking of American Indian and Alaska Native youth

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Head Start Working to Serve Families in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

In the devastation from Hurricane Maria, Head Start centers across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands work to rebuild and restore services in their communities.

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