Committee for Children: Taking Steps to Bring Social and Emotional Health to Children Around the World
By Carolyn HubbardWhen a country’s president shows up at your conference to praise your program, you know you’re doing something right. Such was the case at Committee for Children’s International Consortium, when Lithuania’s president, Valdas Adamkus, praised the Committee’s violence prevention program for helping Lithuania’s high-risk kids.
Committee for Children (CFC) is a leading provider of curricula and trainings focused on strengthening children’s social and emotional health. Subjects for kids from preschool through middle school range from bullying prevention and personal safety to emotion management and empathy. Once a local volunteer-powered start-up, CFC is now a dynamic social entrepreneurship with partners around the world and the goal to bring their evidence-based programs to more children the world over. [Read more]