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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.
Since its founding in 1979, Committee for Children has remained an organization rooted in female leadership. Learn more about our new CEO Andrea Lovanhill, her journey with the organization over the last 13 years, and her hopes for the future of social-emotional learning.Meet Our CEO
Join our Policy and Advocacy Team as they brief members of Congress on how social-emotional learning (SEL) can help children reconnect to school after the traumas and hardships of the past year. This live virtual event will take place on International SEL Day on March 26.Register Here
Committee for Children was founded by two female cultural anthropologists and has long invested in female leadership. Most members of our Executive Leadership Team are women, as is the entirety of our Research Team. Learn how our Research Team is advancing the field of social-emotional learning, one finding at a time.Meet the Team
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