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Enhancing Cultural Competence in Social Service Agencies: A Promising Approach to Serving Diverse Children and Families

A new report sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reviews current practices related to cultural competence […]


Childhood Trauma Research Drives Policy in California

Professionals and advocates from varied fields including pediatrics, juvenile justice and public health, are hoping California lawmakers pass a resolution acknowledging the harmful effects that ongoing trauma has on a child’s developing brain and body. […]

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Juvenile Justice in Rhode Island

According to a new brief from Rhode Island Kids Count, juvenile crime rates are falling across the state, a number that is congruent with national trends. And the total number of youth participating in the […]

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Power Within REACH

REACH Youth Center opened its doors in Ashland, an Alameda County California Community, in December of 2012. The Alameda County Public Health Department provided funding which has allowed a network of community members and organizations […]