Press Releases

Second Step Author Honored for Lifetime Achievement

October 29, 2009

SEATTLE—Kathy Beland, original author of Committee for Children’s award-winning Second Step: A Violence Prevention Curriculum, received the nationally recognized Sanford N. McDonnell Award for Lifetime Achieve… Read More


Committee for Children: A Great Place to Work

August 21, 2009

SEATTLE—Committee for Children was honored at an awards event on August 20 at Safeco Field, where the Puget Sound Business Journal named the local nonprofit a runner-up in the 2009 Read More


Bullying: Study Offers Ray of Hope

May 8, 2009

SEATTLE—In the midst of gloomy reports about bullying-related suicides, lawsuits, school attendance problems, and fear is a ray of hope from a research study that reaffirms that careful implementation of a comprehensive bullyi… Read More


Seeds of Compassion: One Year Later

May 6, 2009

SEATTLE—The “Seeds of Compassion” that were planted by last year’s visit by His Holiness the Dalai Lama are flowering at the New School at Columbia in Seattle, as teachers blend a Seeds-inspired “theme of the month” … Read More


Two Members Join Board of Directors

March 5, 2009

SEATTLE—Committee for Children has named Alayne Sulkin, publisher of Parent Map magazine, and Yoko Miyashita, corporate counsel for Getty Images, to its Read More


Children Alone With the Computer: A Recipe for Cyber Bullying?

December 8, 2008

SEATTLE—Soon, more than 34 million U.S. children will be on winter break. As they face cold, often blustery weather, they will likely spend more time online without adult supervision, and thus be more exposed to cyber bul… Read More


Watts School Improves Safety, Reduces Violence

December 1, 2008

SEATTLE—For students in a Los Angeles school “right in the middle of Watts,” school has a different atmosphere than it did four years ago. Office referrals are down. Attendance is up. And school is a safer place to le… Read More


Ed Rogan Chairs Committee for Children Board

May 2, 2008

SEATTLE—Ed Rogan has been elected chairman of the board for Committee for Children, a Seattle-based nonprofit that develops and publishes programs and curricula for children about social skills, bullying, and sexual abuse that… Read More