Why Some Kids Succeed

Lola M. Rooney never intended to study the effectiveness of pre-kindergarten education, but over the years she encountered results too important to ignore or...

Permission and Language

There are too many facts, statistics, and evidence-based research figures in the unforgiving table of data on child sexual abuse for any parent to...

Migrant Children in Government Custody Deserve Healthy Meals and Adequate Nutrition

In the wake of the administration’s catastrophic and cruel zero tolerance policy at the southern border, advocates, policymakers and the public are demanding renewed...

Baby Talk

I gave birth to my first and only child when I was 35, a maternal age regarded as “last call” in 1986. Sharing my semi-private...

Building the Mosaic

Decades ago, David Dinkins, running for mayor of New York, described his city not as the melting pot it had been called for years...

Ensuring Rural Kids are Part of the Health Equity Conversation

Decreasing child health disparities and advocating for equitable health outcomes is the cornerstone of PolicyLab’s research portfolios. As PolicyLab continues to expand our research...

Immigrant Families Placed In Detention Centers Face Health Care Challenges

The White House’s plan to indefinitely detain immigrant families together threatens the care of young children, experts worry, by placing them with an agency...

Fight for Our Families Protest Showcased Reach of Recent Efforts to...

Last Wednesday, before the marches that took place during the weekend of more 750 events with Families Belong Together,  a group of young children,...

How to Deepen Your Mentoring Relationship With Opportunity Youth

As Oprah says, “A mentor is someone that allows you to see the hope inside yourself. A mentor is someone that allows you to...

House Bill Tackling Opioid Epidemic Emphasizes Needs of Affected Children

On Friday, June 22, the House of Representatives passed H. R. 6, SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, by a vote of 396 –...

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