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The Action Alliance for Children
Non-profit group that provides information on trends and policy issues affecting children.

The Administration for Children and Families
A division of the Department of Health and Human Services.

The Alliance for Children and Families
A nonprofit association representing more than 350 child- and family-serving organizations.

Casey Journalism Center for Children and Families
Database of experts, organizations, story archive, magazine and listserv.

Center for Young Children and Families
Academic center conducting research on the development of children and families.

Child Trends
A research group with data on children, youth and families.

Child Welfare League
Advocacy group offers national child welfare database, and internet links to state data.

Children, Youth and Family Consortium
Resources arranged by topic, searchable.

Children's Defense Fund
Facts, reports, backgrounders and links from advocacy group.

Children's Express
Nonprofit dedicated to giving children a voice.

Connect For Kids
A team of children's experts, journalists and communications specialists advocating for children

Covering the Youth Beat
Developed by for a Columbia J-school course, includes research, links, tips and story examples.

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
Access to federal and state statistics on children and families

Guidelines for Interviewing Juveniles
From Poynter, a school for journalists.

Institute for Families in Society
University-based, interdisciplinary research consortium on child and family policy issues

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse
Links to state agencies, resources, compiled by Florida State University.

Kids Count
National and state-by-state status reports on kids, from the Annie E. Casey Foundation

National Governors Association Center for Best Practices,1188,C_CENTER_ISSUE^D_353,00.html
Policy positions and links on states' action to improve early childhood services

U.S. State & Local Gateway
Information, statistics and links on federal and state programs and laws concerning children

Using Children as Sources
Columbia Journalism Review article on the ethics of interviewing kids.



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