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Founded in 1979, Committee for Children is a global nonprofit whose work is at the forefront of an irrepressible movement. A leader in the field, we champion the safety and well-being of kids through social-emotional learning (SEL) to fulfill our vision of safe children thriving in a peaceful world.
Committee for Children’s Director of Policy and Advocacy, Jordan Posamentier, walks us through recent data on youth suicide, how social-emotional learning can act as a protective factor for young people, and what educators and policymakers are doing to support suicide prevention.Listen In
Student mental wellness matters now more than ever. Every young person will be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way, and schools must provide supports that serve the mental well-being of young people.Learn More
After a series of suicides, the Hamilton Township School District invested in social-emotional learning, implementing Second Step as part of their prevention efforts.Read More
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