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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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Everychild President’s Blog August 29, 2013

As the summer winds down, Everychild members gear up to select our next $1 million grant in October. The two candidates, The Children’s Clinic and The Eisner Pediatric and Family Medical Center, have been hard at work the past three months putting together their final proposals to present at our Annual Grant Hearing. Everychild members

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Everychild President’s Blog June 18, 2013

From Jackie: Lots of exciting Everychild activity coming this fall as we prepare to select our 14th grant and bring our total grants made to roughly $12 million since our inception. We will also be planning some fascinating salons, so members should stay tuned. First up will be State Senator Ted Lieu speaking about his

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London Trust Uses Everychild Model

Read an interview with the founder of a London trust modeled after the Everychild Foundation.  Click here.

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$1 Million Everychild Foundation Grant Goes to St. John’s Well Child and Family Center

St. John’s Well Child and Family Center is the recipient of the Everychild Foundation’s Annual $1 million grant. The grant will implement the agency’s environmental health project, Healthy Homes, Healthy Kids. The announcement was made on November 13 by Everychild Foundation President and Founder Jacqueline Caster, and Hilary Nelson Jacobs, Chair of the foundation’s Grant Screening

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