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Nov
13
2014
Ended

Reserve Officers Association, Washington, DC

In commemoration of Universal Children’s Day and the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, this briefing explores a critical modern theme for both global and domestic importance.  In today’s world, youth...

Nov
13
2014
Ended

192 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

In international comparisons, the U.S. has gained the unenviable reputation of having one of the most unequal educational systems in the industrialized world. A growing chorus of voices has argued that resource equity must become part of our...

Oct
07
2014
Ended

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

The Coalition for Teaching Quality has developed a new, comprehensive framework for educator quality that will ensure that each student, regardless of need, color or disability, has fully-prepared and effective educators. Panelists will focus on the...

Sep
23
2014
Ended

U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC

Please join Congressman Jim Langevin on September 23, 2014, at 11:00 am in 210 Cannon for an important briefing on pathways to permanency for youth in foster care. Children who enter the system after the age...

Sep
19
2014
Ended

Rayburn House Office Building, Gold Room (Room 2168), Washington, DC

Asthma is one of the most serious chronic childhood diseases in the United States, affecting one in seven children nationwide. Over 13 million days of schools are missed each year because of the incidence of asthma...

Jun
24
2014
Ended

National Press Club, Washington, DC

Children's Budget Summit 2014 featured a keynote address by Ronald Brownstein. Brownstein is CNN’s senior political and election analyst and the political director of Atlantic Media Company, publisher of National Journal and The Atlantic. The event...

Jun
18
2014
Ended

Headlines are filled with indicators that our economy is improving, but the effects of the Great Recession continue to linger for millions of homeless children and families, with over 1.1 million children identified as homeless in the 2011-2012 school year.

May
30
2014
Ended

Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC

Speakers will include: Paul Garbe, Chief of the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), on the health chapter of the recently released National Climate Assessment, with a focus on...

May
30
2014
Ended

U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, DC

Speakers will include: Paul Garbe, Chief of the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), on the health chapter of the recently released National Climate Assessment, with a focus on...

Mar
04
2014
Ended

Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

200,000 infants and toddlers have contact with state child welfare systems every year, at a time when rapid brain development can be undermined by abuse or neglect. State child welfare agencies hold not only the safety,...

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