Chart: Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice and Youth Services in Obama’s 2016 Budget

As we do each year, The Imprint has compiled a chart for subscribers breaking down all of the president’s youth-related requests for this fiscal year. This chart takes subscribers through all of the child welfare and juvenile justice funding requested by the president, along with other selected lines related to family services or disadvantaged youths.


The State of America’s Children 2014 Report

In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty in his State of the Union Address. Fifty years later, how have American children fared? CDF’s new report The State of America’s Children 2014 finds child poverty has reached record levels and children of color are disproportionately poor.


$30 Million for Physical Activity Programs in Play from Reebok

Reebok announced a three-year, $30 million commitment to physical fitness programs this week. In an initiative announced today by First Lady Michelle Obama and New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning, Reebok will spend about $6 million per year on the BOKS program, which the company’s foundation helped a group of mothers start in 2009.


Early Childhood Developmental and Nutritional Training for Foster Parents

This exploratory study examined the effectiveness of a foster parent nutrition training program. The study involved providing an intensive training to 11 self-selected foster parents. The participants completed pre-tests and post-tests related to their level of knowledge and comfort in the area of infant nutritional needs.