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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 06, 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 02, 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.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Committee for Children Honored by The Children’s Trust

The Children's Trust honored Committee for Children with the Partnership Award at their annual "A View from All Sides" Parenting Education and Support Conference in Boston. 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Committee for Children and The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning to Host Congressional Briefing

The Importance of Employability Skills: How and Why Educators Should Teach These Skills

MEDIA ALERT: Committee for Children and CASEL will be discussing the importance of employability skills with Congress during a briefing in Washington D.C. on September 14.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Georgia Division of Family and Children Services—Office of Prevention and Family Support Increases Focus on Committee for Children’s Second Step Social-Emotional Learning Program

Over $500,000 in grants awarded

The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS)—Office of Prevention and Family Support (OPFS) recently awarded over $500,000 dollars in grants to schools throughout the state looking to implement Committee for Children’s Second Step program.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Get Your Mind Ready With Mind Yeti

Committee for Children's newest innovation is here! Mind Yeti is a mobile responsive web app that delivers mindfulness activities to help kids and their adults settle the hubbub.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Generals, Business Executives, and Educators Agree: Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is Key to Success for All Kids, According to New Committee for Children E-Book

Diverse Perspectives and Cutting-Edge SEL Solutions from a Plethora of Powerhouse Leaders

Can social-emotional learning help children succeed in school, the workplace, and life? We at Committee for Children think so, but we’re not the only ones. We gathered a dynamic and diverse group of leaders together to share their thoughts on how social-emotional learning can enhance and enrich the lives of children around the globe. 

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Committee for Children Applauds Governor Inslee's Signing of HB 2597

New legislation allows schools to add sexual abuse in plans to keep children safe

Legislation promoted by Committee for Children requiring that school districts factor in sexual abuse when planning to help students in emotional distress has been signed by Governor Jay Inslee.
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