Committee for Children Blog

A Teacher Speaks to Ohio Financial Committee

How We Help Amplify Voices Supporting SEL

It’s not always easy to talk about SEL, especially with people who’re unfamiliar with it. We help educators and policymakers find the right words to influence decision-makers’ choices.Read More


2018 Midterm Election Lesson: Adults Should Model Social-Emotional Skills

Adults can help foster a more peaceful society using social-emotional skills like empathy, and by supporting children.

Over the past couple of years, America’s children have seen adults doing things that social-emotional programs specifically teach them NOT to do: bullying, ridiculing, and threatening. Committee for Children’s executive director suggests how adults should practice social-emotional skills.Read More