We’re working to foster the safety and well-being of children through social-emotional learning (SEL) and development—and we need your help.
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Second Step is a Committee for Children school-based program that helps children sort through complicated emotions, make sound decisions, build positive relationships, and manage strong feelings.
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We’re excited to announce that a new social-emotional learning K-5 program is in development for after-school settings, summer camps, and other out-of-school time contexts. This program will offer engaging resources and age-appropriate activities.