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 just and peaceful world.
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Messages from Our CEO
In this podcast from our archives, we speak with Craig McKinley, a four-star general with a record of youth advocacy. McKinley discusses how he became involved in social-emotional development and the important role social-emotional skills play in the military.
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Committee for Children has appointed Emily Holthaus as our Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Officer. Holthaus will lead strategy development and execution for the organization’s DEI vision in pursuit of our North Star Goal and commitment to becoming an anti-racist organization.
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