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How to Keep Our Policy Discussion Focused on Kids

We're failing our kids. And in large measure, it's because—at a political level—we don't connect our policy priorities with what's good for them.

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A Year in the Life of a Pandemic: What We’ve Learned Listening to Family Voices

To date, there have been 54 RAPID-EC online surveys and 10,707 families across all 50 states who have participated. These families are diverse in terms of race/ethnicity, income, and family...

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Changing the paradigm: Using strategic communications to promote recognition of child sexual abuse as a preventable public health problem

While CSA is preventable through non-justice system response efforts, the vast majority of resources support criminal justice efforts to identify, prosecute, punish and monitor offenders after CSA...

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Don’t Give Up on the Minimum Wage

Given a unique cultural period, sparked by the pandemic, the country should act fast to secure this win for working Americans.

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For Child Welfare Advocates and Leaders, The Framing Matters

When communicating prevention policies to the public, media and stakeholders, challenges emerge. They are notoriously hard to communicate since the results are abstract. How do you quantify, for...

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Why student loan forgiveness is early childhood policy

When it comes to early childhood development, it’s not a question of choosing to support adults or children.

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How do you secure democracy? With an infusion of fresh blood.

We shouldn't have to call out lawmakers like Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for encouraging the murder of opponents — and yet here we are, writes Kendall-Taylor.

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Keep the ideas behind ‘defund the police,’ but forget the slogan

Police are essential to maintaining a civil and orderly democratic society but the system as a whole is — and historically has been — rife with racism and corruption. It urgently needs a...

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America Is Not As Divided As You Think. Yes, Really

Don't dismiss Joe Biden's message of unity as happy talk, write Shaun Adamec and Nat Kendall-Taylor. He's pursuing a governing philosophy designed to overcome the relentless stories we hear about...

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Misunderstood: How Public Health’s Inability To Communicate Keeps Communities Unhealthy

It’s not that people are opposed to public health or indifferent to its outcomes, the difficulty is that people don’t know who does this work or how they do it.

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Why are we so willing to sacrifice the wellbeing of educators?

Why are so many of us so comfortable asking teachers to work in unsafe conditions at great sacrifice to their own well-being even as they make demands that they return to a safe workplace? Part of...

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Schools Need Resources to Help Us Get Through This Tough Time

We must re-invest in public health, and also in public education, to see ourselves back to a healthy economy and society.