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February 2016

Exploring Youth Activism in our Movement: Experiences and Lessons from Youth Leaders

Author(s): Ivonne Ortiz
On this 30 minute podcast Nalleli Castro Montoya, Latin@ Peer Youth Educator from Casa de Esperanza and Lumarie Orozco, National Trainer for the National Latino Network, talk about Casa de Esperanza’s peer education strategies to engage Latin@ youth in the efforts to eradicate dating violence.
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February 2016

Improving the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Would Help Working Families and Promote Tax Fairness for Women

Author(s): Amelia Bell, Katherine Gallagher Robbins, Amy Matsui
For nearly 60 years, Congress has recognized that the childcare expenses parents incur in order to earn income should be acknowledged in the tax code. This review provides an opportunity to strengthen and improve the CDCTC to reflect the needs of the increased number of mothers of young children in the labor force and the rising costs of child care.
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February 2016

The Child Tax Credit: Economic Analysis and Policy Options

This report provides an economic analysis of the child tax credit, explores how the credit has affected taxpayers' behavior about working and having children, and examines the complexity of administering this tax provision in the context of other child-related tax benefits.
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January 2016

Ethnic and Racial Identity Development

This resource provides information on racial and ethnic identity development. It includes a link to a toolbox for additional resources.
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January 2016

Toolkit: Teens and Media

This toolkit provides resources to promote safe and positive use of media for youth.
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January 2016

The Glitter Jar

This link provides instructions on how to create and use a glitter jar to help in relaxation practices.
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January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in the Medical Setting

This tip sheet offers guidance to medical settings for providing health care that is respectful and responsive to the diverse needs of LGBTQ youth.
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January 2016

Respect! Empathy! Action!

This website provide resources for teachers to help students develop skills to improve school climate, build leadership, and encourage ally behaviors.
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January 2016

Teaching for Change: Building Social Justice Starting in the Classroom

“Teaching for Change provides teachers and parents with the tools to create schools where students learn to read, write and change the world.” 
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January 2016

Understanding Teen Dating Violence Fact Sheet

This fact sheet notes three types of dating abuses - physical, emotional, and sexual - and draws on research to show that teen dating violence is a public health problem. The fact sheet also presents CDC's approach to teen dating violence prevention.
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January 2016

Healthcare Toolbox

This toolbox provides resources and information to providers to help children and families cope with illness and injury. It provides the basics of trauma informed care.
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January 2016

2016 Adoption Tax Credit Information

This webpage provides an overview of the Federal Adoption Tax Credit, and provides brief descriptions of qualifying adoption expenses, state adoption tax credits, adoption disruption, dependency tax exemption, and adoption tax credit before finalization.