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No matter what area you care most about, consider this: Children, teens and communities thrive when we recognize that development cuts across domains, settings, and disciplines. It's all related—a family's struggle with finances can affect a child's health; what a teen does after school has a big impact on how well he or she learns, and several longitudinal studies show that when states invest in early learning, they spend less in special education and juvenile justice services.

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Using Hip-Hop in Youth Programs

March 1, 2002
Andrew Hahn

A Lesson in Democracy

June 27, 2002
Cathy Travis

Faith-Based Drive Sputters

November 1, 2002
Andrew D. Beadle

Children's Defense Fund

January 16, 2002

Snapshots: Civic Education Project

February 1, 2002
John Kelly

Second Chances

April 5, 2002

Helping Kids Lighten Their Loads

August 30, 2002
Julee Newberger

Helping Kids with Depression

November 24, 2002
Skip Corsini
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