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Akron Beacon Journal

Stephanie Warsmith

29 November 2021

Akron, Ohio, United States

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Summit County, Ohio's juvenile court's Multidisciplinary Team Representation assigns a parent advocate and social worker to child-custody cases to help parents reunite with their children much more quickly than the sy...

The 19th

Chabeli Carrazana

15 October 2021

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

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A shared service child care model is providing affordable, high-quality options for working parents. Chambliss serves 750 children in its multiple centers and operates two thrift stores that help subsidize childcare c...

Arizona Daily Star

Emily Bregel

21 September 2021

Tucson, Arizona, United States

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Single mothers in Arizona are getting access to wraparound services that give them an opportunity for social and economic mobility. The Pathways for Single Mothers provides comprehensive services that include childcar...

FreshWater Cleveland

Sydney Kornegay

15 September 2021

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Project ACT provides support services to 1,000 Cleveland public school students experiencing homelessness or living with guardians other than their parents. Students are set up with a life skills coach who provides em...

Tygodnik Powszechny

Krzysztof Story

14 December 2020

Poland

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Współpraca naukowców, organizacji pozarządowych, ekologów i rządu pozwoliła na przywrócenie naturze polskiego wilka, gatunku, który był na granicy wyginięcia. Metody takie, jak lokalizacje GPS i badania genetyczne pom...

Education Matters British Columbia

Tracy Sherlock

14 September 2021

British Columbia, Canada

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The British Columbia government waives tuition at public universities for undergraduate students who grew up in foster care, a measure that takes aim at the disadvantages young people face after aging out of the child...

Nigeria Health Watch

Innocent Eteng

13 September 2021

Nigeria

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Miraclefeet is a U.S. based nonprofit that provides free clubfoot treatment in 29 countries, including 15 in Africa. Following Ponseti, a nonsurgical treatment plan, caregivers gently manipulate a child’s feet by stre...

Global Press Journal

Myagmarsuren Battur

17 August 2021

Darkhan, Darkhan-UUL Province, Mongolia

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The Mongolian Association of Sign Language Interpreters launched a free social media service that provides interpreters for people with hearing impairments. Using Facebook Messenger, the service allows clients to use ...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Gianluca D'Elia

5 August 2021

Arizona, United States

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Three years after Arizona added people with intellectual or developmental disabilities to the list of people who can trigger a public alert when they go missing, advocates say the state enjoys better coordination from...

Popular Science

Julia Hotz

28 July 2021

United States

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Triple P is a public health intervention led by schools, clinics, and governments to make the key principles of “gentle parenting” accessible to parents around the world. Parents receive support and coaching to create...

The Imprint

Elizabeth Amon

21 July 2021

Ferndale, Washington, United States

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The Lummi Tribal council created Sche'lang'en Village to provide a supportive community for Native families that have been torn apart by the foster system, drugs, or domestic violence. The more than 30 families accept...

PBS NewsHour

Amna Nawaz

21 July 2021

Dallas, Texas, United States

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For three days each summer, the Girls Embracing Mothers (GEM) camp near Dallas gives girls an escape from their daily reality of being denied a normal relationship with their incarcerated mothers. Founded by a lawyer ...

The 19th

Chabeli Carrazana

20 July 2021

Arkansas, United States

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Project PLAY, the third of Arkansas’ three-tiered mental health consultation system, has reduced high expulsion and suspension rates for children in child care settings. The program provides consultants who go into cl...

Los Angeles Times

Jaclyn Cosgrove

14 July 2021

Los Angeles County, California, United States

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Based on its success in New York, ‘blind removal’ will be implemented in Los Angeles County’s child welfare system. The pilot project eliminates the child’s race from information available to social workers to prevent...

The Charlotte Observer

Devna Bose

8 July 2021

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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Charlotte's Center for Women uses a rehabilitative approach to incarceration, letting up to 30 women at a time live in a group home that provides both therapy and connections to employment. Women with one to three yea...

Capital Daily

Jolene Rudisuela

6 July 2021

Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

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The Nisaika Kum’tuks and Tsawalk learning centers provide alternative schooling options for Indigenous students to learn more about their culture and languages. The centers teach a total of 100 students from 23 differ...

The Connecticut Mirror

Dave Altimari

6 July 2021

Vernon, Connecticut, United States

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Grassroots volunteer groups are helping people across the country make COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Get Out the Shot: Los Angeles has 100 vetted volunteers who have booked 300 appointments through the group’s system...

Sentinel Source (The Keene Sentinel)

Jack Rooney

26 June 2021

New Hampshire, United States

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The State Early Learning Alliance is a membership organization of about 30 independent child care centers that pools resources to save money on essential services and free up time to focus on providing high-quality ca...

Peterborough Currents

Will Pearson

15 June 2021

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

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Homeward Bound Peterborough helps single mothers overcome their most common causes of homelessness: limited access to housing, childcare, and education. Based on a program in Toronto that has helped hundreds, the Pete...

Roar News

Laura Saracino

18 May 2021

Italy

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Albergo Etico prepares people with disabilities for work in the hotel industry, using training based on the Montessori method. The "download" method helps people learn job skills at their own pace, translating lessons...

The Imprint

Elizabeth Amon

17 May 2021

Minnesota, United States

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The 43-year-old Indian Child Welfare Act continues to make a "profound" difference to Native American families and tribes, despite being under frequent legal attacks. The law limits the placement of Native children in...

The Imprint

Martín Macías, Jr.

29 April 2021

Tacoma, Washington, United States

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The Safe Babies program model trains judges to oversee foster-care cases with the goal of fixing the problems that led social workers to remove young children from their homes. Operating swiftly, so that babies do not...

The Hechinger Report

Jackie Mader

18 April 2021

United States

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Two-generation programs, like Home of Hope in Atlanta Georgia, help families tackle the many intricate issues that, especially when combined, lead to poverty or keep a family in poverty. These programs also help famil...

The 19th

Chabeli Carrazana

18 April 2021

Arkansas, United States

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Employer-subsidized childcare is helping parents find backup babysitters with a service called Helpr. Parents can search through pre-vetted sitters or add friends and family to the app, allowing them to be paid for th...

Seacoast Online

Hadley Barndollar

31 March 2021

Hampton, New Hampshire, United States

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A respite and resource center in New Hampshire is offering a reprieve to overburdened and stress-riddled parents during the coronavirus pandemic. The Relief Parent Respite and Resource Center has received positive rev...

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