Monthly Archives: January 2012

In 2011, Disasters Hit Kids Hard. Let’s Make it Better in 2012

As is almost always the case when large disasters strike, kids suffered disproportionately in 2011 in the face of earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and tornadoes. While the biggest disasters were the tsunami and earthquake in Japan and the resulting nuclear reactor crisis in March, and the Horn of Africa hunger crisis that got the world’s attention [...]

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Some wins for kids but so much more to do……

As I reflect back on 2011, the changes in the world and the world for children were vast, both here in the United States and around the world.   Here in the US, more children are living in poverty as we begin 2012 than in the last 20 years, both as a percentage of our [...]

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