Messages from
Our CEO Andrea Lovanhill

Happy New Year

This year, Committee for Children will explore ways to continuously improve our programs and resources to support our clients with integrity and in ways that truly matter in the changing context of the education space.Read More

Advancing Our Equity Work

As part of our journey to advance our equity work, Committee for Children is dedicated to ensuring our programs and supports facilitate social-emotional learning (SEL) experiences that are inclusive of the diverse communities we serve. Read More

Supporting Students Post-Election

Though the future may be unwritten, Committee for Children’s focus is clear. Our mission to foster the safety and well-being of children through social-emotional learning and development remains our priority. And together, we will help children thrive as we work to create a more just and peaceful world.Read More

How You Can Empower Kids to Prevent Race-Based Bullying

October marks the start of National Bullying Prevention Month. This year, in the wake of numerous, continuing demonstrations for racial justice, it’s especially important to recognize the role race plays in bullying and to support educators and families in their desire to address racially motivated bullying.Read More

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Reentry Resources for Back to School

As educators and students reenter the learning environment this year, in whatever form that takes, one element will remain critical: addressing the social-emotional needs of children and teachers.Read More

What Allyship Means to Us

As an organization that is deeply committed to the social and emotional well-being of children and their families, I feel we must address the turmoil that is being felt across our country. At Committee for Children, we resolutely stand with every Black person in this country who has experienced police brutality, racial violence, and oppression.Read More

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Committee for Children is offering our Hot Chocolate Talk campaign as a free online resource. Read More

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The Importance of SEL in Uncertain Times

As a former educator, I remember how important it was to develop strong connections with my students and reinforce those relationships in the classroom every day.Read More

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COVID-19 and Our Commitment to You

Committee for Children’s top priority is providing information and tools to support you, as well as the children and families in your communities, during the COVID-19 situation.Read More

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New Social-Emotional Learning Funding Available

In my first months at Committee for Children, I have been struck by the dedication and passion of our valued partners to support our vision of safe children thriving in a peaceful worldRead More