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Vulnerable Children

My Modest Proposal

Jenny Bowen | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Jenny Bowen

There are some things we now understand about human development. Besides the need for food and water and basic shelter, we humans are all the same in one fundamental way: we need to know love and be loved.

The War Against Health Inequity

Jennifer Kamara | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Jennifer Kamara

I have seen, first-hand the potential that is unleashed in an individual with a renewed sense of health and hope.

Girls and Young Women Inspiring Change

Victoria Dunning | Posted 03.06.2014 | Impact
Victoria Dunning

From Cairo to Kiev, from Washington to Juba, women have been at the forefront of changing history. Like so many others, we celebrate International Women's Day, but we do so with an eye toward the women of the future.

Divorce and the Child With Special Needs

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 04.05.2014 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

All children are vulnerable when parents divorce. Children with special needs are even more so. But with special attention to their uniqueness and special needs, they too can cope and thrive.

Vulnerable Children, Underperforming Schools: The Need for Cross-Agency Collaboration

Cheryl Smithgall, Ph.D. | Posted 02.26.2012 | Education
Cheryl Smithgall, Ph.D.

We need strong collaborations across the child welfare and education systems, we need to reconsider the roles of these systems in working with vulnerable students, and we need policies and funding that support these collaborative efforts.

Notes From Uganda: A Win, Win, Win for Kids!

Vivian Glyck | Posted 08.01.2011 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Over in Uganda, the interconnectedness of children comes into full relief. They're not just getting school supplies, they're learning about what's happening on the other side of the world.

Ethiopian Orphans Are Growing Up With a World of Possibilities

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.01.2011 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I am aware of how these healthy and proud children are growing up to be outstanding Ethiopian citizens. They need our love and support. It can't be 39 or 39,000 -- it must be all of them.

Bulgaria: Changing Orphans' Lives

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.01.2011 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Yet, in the midst of such poverty, there is hope for orphans. The government, NGOs and other charitable community-based organizations are supporting smart plans to help children in need.