SEL:Thriving Children,Thriving Families,Thriving Communities
For more than 40 years, Committee for Children has been championing the safety and well-being of kids. A leader in the field of social-emotional learning (SEL), we’re dedicated to helping children develop the life skills they need to thrive in the classroom and beyond.
SEL for Summer Programs
Messages from Our CEO
In this podcast from our archives, hear from Melanie Willingham-Jaggers, executive director at GLSEN, a national nonprofit that works to ensure K–12 education is safe and affirming for all students, including LGBTQ+ youth.
In this video from our archives, Committee for Children CEO Andrea Lovanhill talks about her hopes for today’s LGBTQ+ youth and shares some ways educators can fully support them.
More than 24.4 million children benefit from Second Step social-emotional learning programs each year. Learn how some school districts are using our programs to help kids thrive.
Follow our advocacy work, learn about policies in your state, and see how you can help.