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U.S. Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

Annotation: The U.S. Administration for Children and Families (ACF) administers programs focusing on the well-being of children and the self-sufficiency of families. Some services at ACF include programs involving persons with developmental disabilities, child care, child welfare services, prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect, runaway and homeless youth, Head Start, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and child support enforcement issues. ACF also supports an Healthy Marriage Initiative which focuses on low-income married couples with children, the Fatherhood Initiative, and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program. ACF provides consumers with referrals, publications, and reference information. Some materials are available in Spanish. The agency also publishes newsletters, and sponsors conferences and training seminars.

Web Site: http://www.acf.hhs.gov

Keywords: Child abuse, Child care, Child support, Domestic violence, Family centered care, Family economics, Family relations, Family support programs, Fathers, Head Start, Spanish language materials, Training materials, Young children

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI)

Annotation: Founded in 1943, the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) sponsors research on government policy, the American economy, and politics. The Institute represents a conservative position in politics and a free-market stance in economics, which are its primary objects of research. It is a nonprofit organization, with an internal press, publishing papers and American Enterprise magazine.

Web Site: http://www.aei.org

Keywords: Economics, Political systems, Public policies, Research, United States

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Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research (BHI)

Annotation: The Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research focuses on federal, state, and local economic policies as they affect U.S. voters and businesses and as they impinge, in particular, on the Massachusetts economy. The institute, which is part of Suffolk University in Boston, uses state-of-the-art statistical, mathematical, and econometric methods to provide timely and readable analyses that help voters, policy makers, and opinion leaders understand today's leading public policy issues. Publications include a newsletter.

Web Site: http://www.beaconhill.org/

Keywords: .Massachusetts, Economics, Public policies, United States

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Bipartisan Policy Center

Annotation: The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), founded in 2007, is a non-profit organization that works to promote health, security, and opportunity for all Americans. The center's policy solutions are the product of informed deliberations by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates representing the political spectrum. Topics include health, energy, national and homeland security, the economy, housing, immigration, infrastructure, and governance.

Web Site: https://bipartisanpolicy.org

Keywords: Economics, Government, Health, Policy analysis, Policy development

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Cascade Policy Institute

Annotation: The Cascade Policy Institute is a free-market think-tank located in Oregon, focused on issues of individual liberty, educational choice, and limited government. It is a non-profit organization. In addition to the publication of papers, a newsletter, and research, the institute hosts speakers on public policy issues and facilitates Children's Scholarship Fund -- Portland, which provides private scholarships for several hundred low income K-12 students to attend the private schools of their choice.

Web Site: http://www.cascadepolicy.org

Keywords: Economics, Government, Oregon

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Center for National Policy (CNP)

Annotation: The Center for National Policy is a source of research and papers on domestic and foreign policy as well as socioeconomic trends. Recent projects focus on issues including worker compensation and labor economics, community development and urban revitalization, nuclear energy policy, affirmative action, and immigration. The center publishes a newsletter two times a year and sponsors conferences.

Web Site: http://www.cnponline.org

Keywords: Economics, Policy, Public policies, Research

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U.S. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP)

Annotation: The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) under the U.S. Department of Agriculture develops the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the Food Guide Pyramid, the Interactive Healthy Eating Index, Expenditures on Children by Families, the Cost of Food at Home, the Nutrient Content of the U.S. Food Supply, and the new ChooseMyPlate initiative. CNPP staff help to define and coordinate nutrition education policy within USDA and to translate nutrition research into information and materials for consumers; policymakers; and professionals in health, education, industry, and media. The Center publishes a journal, Family Economics and Nutrition Review, and distributes publications for health professionals and consumers. Some materials are available in Spanish. The Center also sponsors conferences.

Web Site: http://www.cnpp.usda.gov

Keywords: Nutrition, Child nutrition, Conferences, Coordination, Dietary guidelines, Family economics, Federal agencies, Food consumption, Health promotion, Information dissemination, Information sources, Information sources, Nutrition assessment, Nutrition education, Nutrition programs, Public policies, Public policy, Publications, Spanish language materials

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Century Foundation

Annotation: The Century Foundation, previously known as the Twentieth Century Fund (TCF), is a not-for-profit and non-partisan organization that sponsors and supervises timely analysis of economic and foreign policy. The organization provides publications for consumers, publishes a catalog, and sponsors conferences.

Web Site: http://www.tcf.org

Keywords: Economics, Public policies, Research

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Child and Family Policy Center (CFPC)

Annotation: The Child and Family Policy Center (CFPC) is a nonprofit research and advocacy organization promoting outcome-based policies that improve child well-being. The center focuses on a range of policy areas in Iowa, including child care and early education, health and well-being, and family economic success. CFPC also conducts national evaluation work focused on early-childhood system building and policy development promoting comprehensive, asset-based approaches to supporting children and families.

Web Site: http://www.cfpciowa.org

Keywords: Advocacy, Child care, Child health, Children, Early childhood education, Evaluation, Families, Family economics, Iowa, Policy development, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Research, Systems development

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Council on Women and Girls

Annotation: The White House's Council on Women and Girls -- established with the signing of an Executive Order by President Barack Obama in March 2009 -- will focus on ensuring that each of the federal agencies is working to directly improve the economic status of women and ensure that administrative policies aim to balance work and family. The Council with also work hand-in-hand with the Vice President, the Justice Department’s Office of Violence Against Women, and other government officials to find new ways to prevent violence against women, at home and abroad. Another top priority of the Council is to help build healthy families and improve women’s health care.

Web Site: http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/cwg

Keywords: Women, Adolescent females, Barriers, Economics, Female children, Gender discrimination, Health promotion, Violence prevention, Women's health, Work family issues, Working women

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