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April was Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month, and with May in full swing, we are now recognizing National Foster Care Month. It’s a time for us to collectively focus our attention and efforts on the year-round needs of DC children in foster care, and to celebrate the critical loving and supportive role that foster parents play in their lives. Though foster care is a community responsibility… Read more
During the month of April, DC Action for Children joined District agencies and other partner organizations in celebrating the “Month of the Young Child.” The “Month of the Young Child” not only emphasizes the importance of early care and education for the well-being of children, but also highlights the important role that educators and families play in the lives of our youngest residents.  … Read more
There  are a  myriad of early learning programs and initiatives that support young children to thrive in the District. We've spotlighted a selection of these crucial programs below: Read more
DC Action for children was pleased to join OSSE to celebrate the month of the young child here in DC. The infographic below is meant to serve as a conversation-starter highlighting the importance of investing in young children, especially in the District. Read more
Washington, DC – April 18, 2017 – The new Ward Snapshots released today by DC Action for Children reveal growing prosperity throughout the District for a number of families, but not all. The data presented in these Snapshots share improvements while also highlighting resource disparities and barriers to opportunity that many DC children and their families continue to face.   With the Fiscal… Read more

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