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Advocacy Resources for Children and Families
The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN) promotes secondary analysis of child abuse and neglect data by providing researchers with high quality datasets, documentation, and technical support, and encourages collaboration within the scientific community. NDACAN is a project of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research located in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
Representing Children Worldwide, RCW is a research project which compiles information and resources on how children's voices are heard in child protective proceedings around the country and around the world in the year 2005. The website provides a summary of the practices of the 194 signatories to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child (UNCRC) with respect to this question, as well as background information on the jurisdiction's child protective practices and web resources and contact information for further research in this field.
Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights "The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights protects and advances the rights and best interests of immigrant children according to the Convention on the Rights of the Child and state and federal law."
ZERO TO THREE, the National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families, includes facts, statistics and policy.
Charity Organization Reviews
Multicultural Resources for Teachers
Websites for Education Majors
Early Childhood Intervention
Crisis Child Care
Children At Risk