Committee for Children Blog

Advocating SEL in a Tumultuous Year: Our 2020 Highlights

Throughout the turmoil and unrest of 2020, Committee for Children’s Policy and Advocacy Team has advocated at the state and federal levels to promote the well-being of young people across our country. Here are some highlights from our advocacy work this year.Read More


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Why Trauma-Informed Approaches Help Advance Racial Equity

Each month, our policy experts will answer questions relating social-emotional learning (SEL), child protection, and bullying prevention to racial equity. Our series has covered exclusionary discipline reform and will now discuss trauma-informed approaches to education.Read More


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Addressing Exclusionary Discipline Reform

We’re committed to improving specific issues related to our priority areas (social-emotional learning (SEL), child protection, and bullying prevention) that disproportionately impact the Black community and communities of color. Each month, our policy experts will answer questions relating to these priority areas and racial equity, starting with exclusionary discipline reform. Read More