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Protecting Children

Latchkey Children

Many children go home from school and spend a few hours alone, waiting for their parent(s) to return home from work.... [more]

Timeline Of Major Child Welfare Legislation

Timeline Of Major Child Welfare Legislation.... [more]

Pew Commission on Children in Foster Care

Recommendations developed to improve outcomes for children in the foster care system.... [more]

CWLA Testimony Submitted to the House Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and M

Testimony on behalf of our more than 1,100 public and private nonprofit child-serving member agencies nationwide on the Administration's proposal to restructure Title IV-E foster care funding.... [more]

Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) Program

Program to provide educational and training vouchers for youth that age out of foster care.... [more]

Summary of the Child Protection/Alcohol and Drug Partnership Act S.484/H.R.1909

To ensure safety and permanence for these children and appropriate alcohol and drug treatment for their families, increased treatment and other services must be directed to their special needs.... [more]

CWLA Supports the Younger Americans Act

The Young Americans Act bill will give millions of young people the opportunities and experiences they need to grow up to be contributing members of society.... [more]

Research on Youth Development

Without improved resources, young people with the fewest options will continue to resort to violence and other problem behaviors.... [more]

Children's Memorial Flag Calls Attention To Child Deaths In U.S.

Promotes display of the Children's Memorial Flag at any time that a child dies from violence and throughout April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month.... [more]

Cornell Expert Calls for Protecting Children the Way We Protect Alligators and Spotted Owls

Wildlife preservationists have been successful enough in rescuing species from the brink of extinction that some of their methods should be applied to protecting children.... [more]

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