updated, the Adolescent Development Toolkit here connects to resources
on youth and digital technologies in the areas of trends and statistics,
digital safety and citizenship, media and digital literacy, and
incorporating technology into programming.
Child Trends: About 3 in 4 young children
are in non-parental care. Research on early brain development
highlights the importance of quality early care and education, yet low
wages make it difficult to attract and retain qualified staff. Here are five critical facts about the early childhood workforce.
Protect: Each year, more than 60,000 young people visit emergency
rooms because they found medicines when an adult was not looking. The Put Your Medicines Up and Away and Out of Sightcoloring book helps teach kids the correct usage and potential dangers of medicines.
Child Welfare: This tip sheet provides child
welfare professionals with a framework for how to talk with older youth
about permanency and offers tangible tips and suggestions on ways to
make these conversations more effective and meaningful.
TakePart: With workplace initiatives geared toward breaking the glass ceiling and activists battling everyday sexism,
the fight for gender equality is ongoing. Now a new public awareness
campaign in New York City is putting the sexual and reproductive rights
of women at the heart of the struggle.