Committee for Children Blog

kelsie longbrake

Then & Now: A Career in Kindness

When I started at CFC as an accounting assistant in 1998, I wasn’t sure how long I’d want to stay. But I quickly realized this wasn’t like any job I’d had before. Read More

khan klatt

Then & Now: Tech Evolution in the Education Space

Khan Klatt, Committee for Children’s vice president of technology, talks about his path to educational technology (edtech), how edtech has evolved over the past four decades, and why social-emotional skills are integral to software development. Read More

Then & Now: Our Origin Story

Then and Now: Our Origin Story

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, we took the opportunity to sit down with Committee for Children (CFC) Executive Director Joan Cole Duffel to talk about the organization’s roots in abuse prevention, how our efforts have evolved over the past four decades, and why there’s no such thing as a finish line when it comes to child abuse protection. Read More

Committee for Children celebrates 40 years

Our Legacy, Our Future

Committee for Children’s Executive Director, Joan Cole Duffell, shares the nonprofit’s grassroots beginnings, its audacious ambitions for the future, and why social-emotional learning (SEL) is more important than ever. Read More