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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.
We’re expanding the Second Step® family of programs to help you level up to a more holistic approach to social-emotional learning.Learn More
In this final blog in our equity series, our Policy and Advocacy Team discusses how social-emotional learning can help promote and be strengthened by anti-racist and Black studies in schools.Read More
These resources will help you implement social-emotional learning in a way that builds on students’ cultural assets, critically examines systems of power, and develops better ways of teaching, learning, and being.Learn More
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