Food Insecurity Data Underscores Importance of Farm Bill for Children

New data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that the nation’s children continue to experience food insecurity at higher rates than the...

Creating Safe and Supportive Schools: 5 Promising Areas for Policy Change

A positive school climate is the cornerstone of a healthy, safe, and nurturing learning environment. To improve school climate, we need to meaningfully examine...

The Doctors Want In: Democratic Docs Talk Health Care On The...

Dr. Rob Davidson, an emergency physician from western Michigan, had never considered running for Congress. Then came February 2017. The 46-year-old Democrat found himself...

Reading the News is a Constant Reminder of Why We Need...

I felt uneasy as I was doing my usual scroll through the daily news last week and read about child sexual abuse, child abuse...

Network Model of Emotional Peer Support Groups Eases Stress for Foster...

Here at Graham Windham, a youth development and family organization located in New York City, we rely heavily on data and ways to elicit...

Teens’ Brains May Be Molded by Living With Neighborhood Violence

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The Government is a Poor Substitute for Family

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How a New Rule on Short-Term Health Care Plans Jeopardizes the...

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Deadline Looms for Reuniting Separated Families

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Thousands of Older Children Also Were Separated at the Border. What...

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