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Clinton needs to be nimble, to move among the different elements of the dialectic, her heart open, policy responsive, and ear to the ground on the seismic cultural changes of our time. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and their supporters have pushed her along, and they'll continue to do so.
A robust and relevant culture of health frame requires an understanding of how differently situated people experience the world and how their experiences impact their behaviors. It must begin and end with authentic resident engagement that builds upon the resiliency of disadvantaged communities.
The Gates Foundation has done remarkable work across the globe. How about taking some of your formidable resources and bringing them on home to America's children and communities?
I write in search of America's Advocate-in-Chief -- the candidate of compassion, the future leader of the free world who will stand for America's children, her most precious resource, and boldly carry their stories and importance to debates, campaign websites, and town halls.
Screening for hunger and connecting families to resources in their communities is an important first step to conquering the double burden. But since children consume more than half their daily calories at school, we have to make sure the food they eat there is healthy as well.
Emerging research, powerful insights from the field, and promising innovations have created a powerful moment in time to have a meaningful dialogue about how we make a real difference for students who need it most.
"Our emotions are very sticky, so whatever we bring to a situation or someone else brings to a situation has the ability
The riots in Baltimore revealed how deep the rifts are between prosperous and poor neighborhoods in most American cities. Is the American Dream large enough so that every one of its children has the opportunity to live in a safe, affordable home?
NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut -- Luisa Cintron, 25, is sitting up as straight as she can, perched on the edge of the neatly made
Darcy Lowell created a home visiting program called Child First that's designed to help young and impoverished families create a stable home for young children.
This is the subject of our upcoming Playful City USA Leaders Summit in Chicago on October 23-24. We're convening city leaders
There is a large body of research on the long-term impact of childhood trauma and its potential to create social, emotional and cognitive impairment.
To get at the turning points in the years-long chain of events that led a young, isolated, desperate man to kill his mother, 20 six- and seven-year-old children, six adults and then himself, we need to ask more questions.
How we experience the circumstances of our lives often determines whether or not we find them traumatizing. The presence of caring adults who help children to decode the ever-unfolding situations of their worlds is a great protective buffer for the child.
This is a story of empowerment. This is a story of how kids in even the worst of situations can still turn their lives around, if we as the adults can make emotional safety a part of a school's culture.
Whatever their reasons for coming to the hotel, the families were all struggling in some way not only to pay the rent from
So how should the administration pay for the kids who'd lose their slots? "There should be a way," said Gendell, noting that
In Washington on Thursday, several organizations participated in a congressional briefing on the subject, focusing on homeless