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One Hundred and Nine Years of Moxie

As many may know, this is my last year to write to you while serving at the helm of The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF). To write to you summarizing and reflecting on our community’s successful and ambitious collaboration. To write to you reminding you of the work yet to be done, and why your support means so much to s...

Sheryl Brissett Chapman

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Adolescents

The Significance of a Typo

As a child trauma specialist, I have spent my entire career addressing child maltreatment, delinquency, violence, and a variety of tragic circumstances which too often

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Community

Phenomenal Women

We must remain aware of the prevalent and nightmarish dynamics of intimate partner abuse or domestic violence. Maybe that’s why I cannot let go readily

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Adolescents

This is America

“There’s something evil in our society that we as Americans have to work to try and eradicate. I would like you to put my trauma

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Boys II

The beautiful, graceful anchorwoman asked me on her live newscast, “What is going on? How can these youths kill someone out of boredom?” I paused.

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Adolescents

The Boys

He sat sprawling low out of his seat with his long legs, while facing me across the large conference table. The eyes looked like shades at half mast

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