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Who We Are & What We Do

Committee for Children is on a mission to ensure children everywhere can thrive emotionally, socially, and academically. Best known for our innovative social-emotional learning (SEL) curricula that blend research and rigor with intuitive program design, we empower children and adults with skills that help them realize their goals in the classroom and throughout their lives. Since 1979, we’ve been connecting experts in the field to share experiences and advance the cause of educating the whole child. A force in advocacy, we’re helping pass policies and legislation that place importance on creating safe and supportive learning environments. Today, our social-emotional learning and child safety programs reach more than 14 million children in over 70 countries worldwide. By lifting up children today, we’re helping them create a safe and positive society for the future.

Working Collaboratively with the Media

Committee for Children can provide subject matter experts to the media on a wide range of issues, including, social-emotional learning, bullying prevention, child sexual abuse prevention, and mindfulness. Our experts have diverse backgrounds in research science, curriculum development, education, and advocacy. Connect with our media contact to learn more.


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