Connecting with Empathy and Respect

Communication is the key to many aspects of life—it is central to being understood and to understanding others. By teaching important social skills like listening and empathy, educators give students the tools to respectfully interact with their peers and the adults in their lives.

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High School Students Revive Civility

Students across Monroe County are learning the value of civility by thinking before they speak, debating without shouting, and understanding different perspectives. These students are working hard to hold conversations that are respectful, even when their perspectives differ.

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Welcome Chief Operating Officer John Hults

Committee for Children is excited to announce a new addition to our team: John Hults, Chief Operating Officer. John has a background in the education world and years of experience in finance and operations. We look forward to having John join us in our mission.

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Upcoming Webinars

Think Outside the Kit

Tuesday, February 28 | 11:00 a.m. Pacific | 30 min.


Second Step Early Learning Program: Improved Behavior, Improved Learning

Tuesday, March 7 | 11:00 a.m. Pacific | 1 hour


Second Step Child Protection Unit: Working Together to Keep Kids Safe

Thursday, March 9 | 11:00 a.m. Pacific | 30 min.


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