Report to the Community 2018–2019

Working Toward an Ambitious Goal

This past year—our 40th anniversary—has been one of unparalleled growth at Committee for Children. We’ve broadened our global impact, expanded our research capabilities, and explored innovative ways to bring social-emotional learning to children and adults alike, all in service of one ambitious new goal: to positively transform the social-emotional well-being of 100 million children annually by 2028.

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Inside the Innovation Lab

From smart toys to a partnership with PBS, our Innovation team is constantly exploring new ways to advance our mission alongside curricula.

Advocacy Across the Nation

Our Policy and Advocacy team develops and advances policy in three key areas: SEL, bullying prevention, and child sexual abuse prevention.


Partnering for Good in China

This was a year of developing new relationships rooted in social-emotional learning, including an alliance with Shanghai-based Wise Edu Plus.

SEL Beyond the Classroom

We’re adapting our Second Step SEL program to out-of-school-time settings to help social-emotional learning make its greatest impact.

Thank You for Your Interest in Our Work

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