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August 2012Vol. 13, No. 7Children's Bureau Centennial Update

Recent centennial news includes the following: 

  • The second webinar in the four-part historical webinar series honoring the Children's Bureau's 100th anniversary will take place on August 16, 3:00–4:30 p.m. (ET). "The Story of the Children's Bureau, America in Wartime: 1938–1960" will offer an overview of the second 25 years in Children's Bureau history. It will emphasize the impact of World War II on our nation's work to support children and families. To register for the webinar, visit:
  • The centennial video The Children's Bureau, 1912–2012: A Passionate Commitment. A Legacy of Leadership is now available in English and Spanish:
  • Remarks made at the April 9 centennial celebration by Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and George Sheldon, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), are available online. 
    Remarks made by Secretary Sebelius are available on the HHS website:
    Remarks made Assistant Secretary Sheldon are now available on the ACF website:

Be sure to check the Children's Bureau's centennial website often for more news and updates!