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2013 Everychild Symposium

The Everychild Foundation Public Policy Committee’s Inaugural Symposium State of Our Children: LA 2013 On January 23d, 2013 the Everychild Foundation’s Public Policy Committee was proud to host its inaugural children’s policy symposium. Over 130 attendees gathered at the RAND Corporation’s conference facilities to participate in a dialogue around critical local children’s policy issues in

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Success Story: The HOLA Program

Have you ever tossed a pebble into a lake when the water was completely calm? Although the pebble is small, the effect is exponentially larger.  It is said that every act we make creates a ripple with no logical end. And in the case of the Everychild Foundation, our ripples are far greater than the grants

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Success Story: Beating the Odds

Boys and Girls Clubs of Los Angeles Harbor has success with the Everychild College Bound Program.  Learn more here.

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Salon – Senator Ted Lieu Speaks about Legislation for Children

California State Senator Ted Lieu was the featured speaker at The Everychild Foundation’s Salon on September 26, 2013. Part of the Nancy Daly Memorial Salon Series, the evening event was held at the home of Everychild member Amy Childress and her husband James, and was attended by close to 30. Lieu cited Everychild President Jacqueline

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Everychild President’s Blog, March 11, 2014

The National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) announced that Jacqueline J. Caster, Founder and President, the Everychild Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides grants easing the suffering of children in the Los Angeles area, is the recipient of a special award, The Nancy Daly Advocacy Award, which was presented at the 28th annual LEWIS HINE AWARDS

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Everychild President’s Blog, February 7, 2014

“Attorney General Eric Holder launched the Defending Childhood initiative on September 23, 2010, to address a national crisis: the exposure of America’s children to violence as victims and as witnesses…Children’s exposure to violence, whether as victims or witnesses, is often associated with long-term physical, psychological, and emotional harm. Children exposed to violence are also at

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Everychild President’s Blog, December 20, 2013

Amy Childress conducted an interview with Jackie Caster, founder of Everychild Foundation. Below is a link to the interview: Jackie Caster’s Interview

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Everychild President’s Blog, October 17, 2013

Please read this very disturbing article in this week’s Los Angeles Times (the first link) and then my letter to the editor (the second link) which was published shortly thereafter. I guarantee you will all be just as furious as I was: http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-foster-wings-20131007,0,3423800.story http://www.latimes.com/opinion/letters/la-le-1009-wednesday-foster-care-20131009,0,1897095.story

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Everychild President’s Blog September 23, 2013

Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent? Los Angeles County is experiencing a critical need for qualified foster parents. The County, with the nation’s largest child welfare system, simply does not have enough caring foster parents and families volunteering to care for these vulnerable children. Everychild members are invited to attend An Open Conversation on Becoming

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Everychild President’s Blog September 4, 2013

The Everychild Foundation was mentioned in an Op-Ed piece in The Los Angeles Times on September 3rd. It was written by Janis Spire, President and CEO of The Alliance for Children’s Rights, our 2012 grantee. To read the article, click here.

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