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View Resource Children, Youth, and Family Consortium (CYFC)

The Children, Youth, and Family Consortium was established in fall 1991 in an effort to bring together the varied competencies of the University of Minnesota and the vital resources of Minnesota's communities to enhance the ability of individuals and organizations to address critical health, education, and social policy concerns in ways that improve the well-being of Minnesota children,...
View Resource What Kids Can Do

What Kids Can Do (WKCD) began in the winter of 2001 to showcase "examples of young people working with adults in their schools and communities on the real-world issues that concern them most." Currently, the Feature Stories section presents Small Towns, Big Dreams, a long piece on what teenagers in Maine, South Dakota, and Texas are doing to fight brain drain and revive their rural communities....
View Resource America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2002

The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics has released its sixth annual report on the status and well being of America's children (last edition reviewed in the July 27, 2001 Scout Report). The 2002 edition contains 24 key indicators divided into five categories -- population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education. In...
View Resource When They Were Young: A Photographic Retrospective of Childhood

Culled from the thousands of photographs and negatives contained within their collections, the Library of Congress has created this loving and multifaceted online exhibit of over 70 images that capture the experience of childhood as it is connected across time, different cultures, and diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Interspersed with quotations from the Pulitzer-Prize winning author Robert...
View Resource The Future of Children

There are a number of fine journals that deal with policies oriented toward children in the United States, and The Future of Children is certainly one of the best. The journal is a publication of The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and The Brookings Institution. On this site, visitors can read the current issue of the journal, and also browse their...
View Resource Casey Journalism Center on Children and Families

Based at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Casey Journalism Center on Children and Families (CJC) is a nonprofit program administered by the Philip Merrill College of Journalism. The CJC is funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Freddie Mac Foundation, and a number of individual donors. The CJC provides numerous fellowship and training opportunities for new and experienced...
View Resource Century of the Child

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) traces the history of childhood through products designed for - and art objects about - children since 1900. Follow the button wheel clockwise to progress through the decades. Some notable examples are a group of Prairie School objects including a 1902 high chair designed by William Drummond, and one of the most well-known Frank Lloyd Wright icons, the stained glass...

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