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Foster Care in America: Realities, Challenges and Solutions

Foster care in America

The number of U.S. children entering foster care is rising while resources decline. This community problem requires a community solution.

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4 Tips for Raising a Charitable Child

raising a charitable child

Encouraging your child to give back to others in their community helps them develop empathy, appreciation, higher self-esteem and much more.

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Brain Science-Infused Policies Achieve Healthier Outcomes for Children and Families

Brain Science - Change In Mind KVC Health Systems - neuroscience Alliance for Strong Families and Communities toxic stress healthy brain development

A new policy released by the Alliance’s Change in Mind cohort identifies how healthy brain development of children and youth leads to a thriving and prosperous society.

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Legacy of KVC’s CEO for 35 Years: Treat Every Child as Your Own

Wayne Sims with Sherry Love, Paul Klayder and Anne Roberts

Since 1980, Wayne Sims has grown KVC exponentially from a single home serving at-risk children in Kansas City, Kan. to a national organization serving nearly 60,000 children and families each year across the U.S.

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Children’s Book Inspires Kids in Foster Care to Find Their Hero

Dr. Jamie Schwanst’s second book “Finding Your Hero” encourages children in foster care to find heroes in their communities who can support and guide them toward becoming a successful adult.

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