Our Purrble® plush toy, designed to help kids feel calm and manage their emotions, was selected as one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2021.
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.
Our CEO Andrea Lovanhill reflects on the history of social-emotional learning in helping educators, children, families, and communities flourish.Watch Video
This month, join us in celebrating the three-year anniversary of the Grow Kinder podcast by listening to episodes from our most recent mini season.Listen Now
As parents and caregivers, you are the first and most important teachers of skills that help your children successfully manage everyday life. Visit this page to learn more about SEL and what your child is learning in their Second Step® lessons.Learn More
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