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April 2012Vol. 13, No. 3The Children's Bureau Turns 100!

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the Children's Bureau (CB). Several events and activities will take place over the course of 2012 to honor CB's rich history of protecting children and strengthening families. CB is kicking off the centennial year with the following:

  • The Children's Bureau e-brochure provides readers with an overview of CB's history of collaboration, assistance programs to States and Tribes, public awareness campaigns, and leadership development initiatives. Read the e-brochure here:
  • The centennial webinar series includes four historical and eight topical webinars, each open to the public. The first historical webinar, "The Story of the Children's Bureau, The Early Years: 1912-1937," will take place on April 11 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (ET). Register for the webinar here:
  • CB's centennial website is dedicated to all things centennial. Visitors will find the e-brochure, historical photos, webinar recordings, and much more. The centennial website will be available in April.

Other materials, including a short video about CB's 100 years of work and a commemorative e-book, will be available in the coming months. Look for the new CB centennial logo on the CB website and CBX and check the CB website regularly for updates!

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Read about the social issues, practices, and policies that led to the creation of the Children's Bureau in the first CBX Centennial Series.