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Counting Unaccompanied Homeless Youth
Youth Count!, an interagency initiative that develops strategies for counting unaccompanied homeless youth, addresses unaccompanied youth as a "hidden problem". Policymakers focused on the issue...more



Children Should Be Protected from Firearm Violence
A study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando documents differences in the types of injuries and how children are hospitalized based on...more

Children Who Overestimate Their Popularity Less Likely to be Bullies
According to a study about "The Bright Side of Positive Perceptual Bias: Children's Estimations of Network Centrality and Aggression," kids who overestimate their popularity are less likely to be...more

Child Protective Services Kick Off in Rural Colorado
SafeCare, a program geared for child abuse prevention, intends to deliver child protective services for suspected abuse or neglect in rural Colorado. The program is funded by a budget approved by...more

The Story of a Homeless Girl
An article by award-winning journalist Andrea Elliott tells the story of Dasani, a homeless girl who lives in a bad City-run shelter. Her heartrending story is a look into the everyday privations...more

HHS Presents $1 Million to Indiana Health Care Group
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the awarding of $1 million to the Covering Kids and Families of Indiana to support Medicaid coverage and Health Insurance Programs...more

California Bill AB 652: Protect Homeless Teens
California passes law that aims to "change a pattern of homeless teens avoiding shelters, schools and healthcare out of fear they will be reported to child services and forced to return to...more

Maryland Obtains $6.4 Million for Maternal, Infant Program Expansion
Maryland receives $6.4 million competitive grant to expand Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program throughout the state. The grants are awarded by the US Department of Health...more

Restaurant Workers Face Tremendous Child Care Challenges
A study by the Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC) entitled "The Third Shift", findings show that the high cost of child care, scarcity of child care assistance, and narrow access to care...more




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Why A Mentor Should Be Part Of Any Social Enterprise Ingredient

Why A Mentor Should Be Part Of Any Social Enterprise Ingredient
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