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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: April 26-May 7, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from April 26-May 7, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Abortion H.R. 2849—Rep. Gregory…

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Ohio Couple Fostered Nearly 100 Girls over 30 Years

Al and Ann Hill fostered nearly 100 girls over three decades, The Cincinnati Inquirer shares. Their children left for college and they became empty-nesters, so for Ann and Al, it wasn’t a…

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How to Improve Teens’ Self-Esteem

Learn to help improve teens’ self-esteem with these suggestions! What is self-esteem? Oxford Dictionary defines self-esteem as “confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self-respect.” Those with self-esteem are generally…

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Youth Transitioning Out of Care: Resource Fair Watch Party

This exciting Kids Voice event will take place on Thursday, June 10, at 6 p.m. to explain resources available to youth transitioning out of care. Although this event is geared toward young…

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Important Webinars from Gwen’s Girls

Information pulled from Gwen’s Girls: Parenthetically Speaking: Virtual Parent Meeting Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. Parents are the first and most important teachers! Too often, schools make it difficult…

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Summer Programs: Keeping Young People Engaged

Now more than ever, it’s important to keep young people engaged in positive summer programs and activities so they can move forward after losing learning opportunities throughout the past year. …

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Loving Her in the Skin She’s In

How a grandfather’s unconditional love for his LGBTQIA2S+ granddaughter fosters family and community acceptance Coming out LGBTQIA2S+ (i.e., Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit) is—or always should be—a…

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Support ASCI Reads By Eating Chick-fil-A!

You can support ASCI Reads simply by eating Chick-fil-A at the Waterfront (480 E Waterfront Dr, Homestead, PA 15120) on Wednesday, May 19, between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.! All…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: March 22- April 9, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from March 22 to April 9, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Child Care…

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Sexual Assault Warning Signs for College-Age Adults

College campuses and locations frequented by college students are hot points for sexual violence. Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) shares that in 8 out of 10 cases of…

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