INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING CHILDREN'S
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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
Casey Journalism Center for Children and Families
Database of experts, organizations, story archive, magazine
Center for Young Children and Families
Academic center conducting research on the development of children
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.
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
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.
National and state-by-state status reports on kids, from the Annie
E. Casey Foundation
National Governors Association Center for Best
Policy positions and links on states' action to improve early childhood
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