Committee for Children Blog
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Support Tree—Activity

Identifying People Children Can Go To for Help

Grades EL–3—When it comes to personal safety, children need to know who to go to for help. In this free activity teachers, parents, and guardians help students name the people in their lives who they can go to when something’s not quite right.… Read More


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Internet Safety Tips—Keeping Youth Safe Online

Understand Cyberbullying and How You Can Help Prevent It

We all know that bullying is a problem in schools. But now that many students have their own computers and cell phones and are interacting more and more online, they may be at increased risk of exposure to a new form of harassment: cyber bullying.… Read More


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Response to Charlottesville: A Call for Empathy and Inclusion from Joan Cole Duffell

A Message from Our Executive Director, Plus Resources for Teachers and Families

The terrible events in Charlottesville and the news stories and conversations of the past week are weighing on our minds here at Committee for Children. Such hatred, violence, and intolerance can only be extinguished by working together now to bui… Read More


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Teaching Touching Safety Rules: Safe and Unsafe Touching—Activity

Three steps to help parents teach kids about their bodies, personal space, and safe and unsafe touches

Grades K–5—Knowing what to say can be hard when teaching your kids about their personal space and how to protect themselves. This quick-guide is here to help.… Read More