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About Friends of the Children

Friends of the Children has redefined the youth mentoring field by creating the first and only long-term professional mentoring program in the country.

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Press Releases

Get the latest news about how we're transforming youth outcomes and advancing racial equity.

- Friends of the Children Expands National Reach by Establishing a 25th Site Located in Phoenix, Arizona

- Friends of the Children Receives $2.5 million to Scale Model to New Communities and Expand Partnerships with Tribal Communities

- Antelope Valley program aiming to prevent child welfare system involvement by supporting entire families showing signs of success

- Conrad N. Hilton Foundation invests $3.4 million to expand Friends of the Children’s two-generation approach and study its impact

- Friends of the Children opening Montana chapter, executive director announced

- Friends of the Children opening Colorado Springs chapter, executive director announced

- New Report Shows Two-Generation Approach Transforms Youth and Family Outcomes

- AT&T Executive George Granger Named Chair of Friends of the Children's National Board of Directors

- Researchers Receive $2.5 Million NIH Grant

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Friends of the Children in the News

Friends of the Children continues to be featured in the national and local press for our courageous, unique, and proven model.

- Stanford Social Innovation Review: How One National Nonprofit is Adapting to COVID-19

- Forbes: For Friends of the Children, Black Lives Matter Is More Than A "Moment"

- The New York Times: Charity Finds Success in Work With At-Risk Children

- The Chicago Tribune Editorial: Chicago Forward – Young lives in the balance: A call to action to reach Chicagoland's disconnected youth

- CBS News: Russell Wilson asks the important question: Why not you?

- CBS Sports: Michael Jordan invests millions in Friends of the Children nonprofit to help break poverty cycle

Featured Multimedia

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Research and Reports

- 2019-2020 Impact Report

- Our Two-Generation Impact: Advancing Equitable Family Well-Being, Mental Health, and Education Outcomes

- Child & Family Social Work Journal: Adapting the Friends of the Children programme for child welfare system-involved families

- Friends of the Children Evaluation by ICF