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The Power of Connection

As we begin the holidays and season of celebrations, we will revisit the traditional appeals for hope, peace, love, and forgiveness. These virtues are centuries old and at their very core, are all rooted in connection. “Deep human connection is … the purpose and the result of a meaningful life – and it will inspire the most amazi...

Sheryl Brissett Chapman

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Our Children Are Not Ours

Your children are not your children.They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. -Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet, 1923 As the Nation approaches

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Something Good is Happening!

At The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF), we have learned that when public and private experiences come together, something great happens. We have

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NCCF’s First Responders: Appreciating Social Workers and Beyond

Today, I would like to add to that list of first responders who deserve our thanks and ask you to spend some time reflecting on all the people who are doing their part to support our clients and customers. Do not forget our Social Workers and support staff, residential assistants, youth counselors, and other line staff, who continue to serve our most vulnerable community members. Today, as they do every day, these Social Workers and support staff work in jails, shelters, residential facilities, group homes, psychiatric facilities, hospitals/emergency rooms, and nursing home facilities, risking their own health and safety to make certain others in need are thriving and well.

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NCCF's Back to School Drive 2022