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View and download Committee for Children materials, including b-roll, our annual report to the community, and details about our key milestones.

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Get detailed information about what SEL is, what it isn’t, and how it's taught in classrooms.

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Press Releases

Media Contact: Shauna McBride | 206-438-6432 | shauna mcbride email

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Committee for Children and CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) hold joint briefing with Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) on bipartisan efforts to reduce toxic stress for t

Social and Emotional Learning Highlighted for its Results

Washington D.C. briefing held to discuss the impact of teacher stress and research-based strategies, particularly social-emotional learning to improve teacher and student outcomes. 

Monday, May 22, 2017

Committee for Children Launches Mind Yeti App for Kids and their Adults

Free, research-based guided meditation resource for families on the go

Get your mind ready on the go with Committee for Children's new Mind Yeti iOS app, available to download for free in the iTunes store.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Committee for Children Applauds Bill to Combat Chronic School Absenteeism

Committee for Children recently commended Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) for introducing legislation to combat chronic school absenteeism, a widespread problem nationally and particularly in Washington State. 

Monday, March 6, 2017

Committee for Children and Oregon Abuse Advocates and Survivors in Service Present: "TELLING: Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Step into the Light"

You're invited to the Seattle production of TELLING. Playing March 31-April 2, 2017, the play features seven courageous adult survivors of child sexual abuse who step into the light and reveal their secrets to the audience. Written by Margie Boule and directed by Jamie M. Rea, these often untold stories will evoke powerful emotions, negative and positive, and have you leaving the theater feeling hopeful, joyous, and excited, this is the play to see. 

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Committee for Children, Leigh Steinberg And Anti-Bullying Experts H.E.A.R. Launch National Coalition To Combat Bullying In Schools

Committee for Children along with famed sports agent Leigh Steinberg, and H.E.A.R founder, Jimmy Shafe are joining with bullying prevention expert Dr. Susan Swearer to form Project HEAR Us Foundation to "go beyond awareness" by enlisting high school athletes, artists and other student leaders as instructors of research-based anti-bullying solutions.


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