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TNCF WEBSITE UNDER CONSTRUCTION

The National Crittenton Foundation is currently undergoing a website reconstruction. Our updated website will go live by the end of January 2015.

If you are unable to locate any information on our current website, please contact us at (503) 297-2217 or toll free at (866) 449-2217. If you prefer, you can also email us at inbox@NationalCrittenton.org.

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Five Ways to Stop Criminalizing Victimized Girls

TNCF President Jeannette Pai-Espinosa, guest commentator of Women’s E-news.org shares five steps to shifting the conversation from how to deal with “bad girls” to one that recognizes the strength and resiliency of girls so they can get the support they need. See Jeannette’s commentary post by clicking here.

Crittenton Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Pilot Results

A new brief shares the findings of a 2012 pilot study of the ACE evaluation tool used by members of the Crittenton Family of Agencies. Findings will be used to create the best continuum of care and support for girls and young women. Download the PDF

We’re in the New York Times

The New York Times looks at the history of Florence Crittenton Homes. Read it here.

Glass ceiling far from being shattered

A new report by the University of Denver shows that since 2009 there has been no increase in the number of women in professional leadership positions in the United States. More.

News spotlight: Huffington Post feature

President Jeannette Pai-Espinosa was interviewed for a three-part series in the Huffington Post on the impact of trauma and abuse on the lives of girls and young women. Read part one. Read part two.

Thanks

A big thank you goes out to Georgetown Women’s Soccer Club and Lacrosse Club for teaming up for a bake sale that raised $200 to benefit The National Crittenton Foundation. See more photos.

Get the facts

One out of three girls in the United States experience violence and abuse as a child.

About 25% of females raped at home are 12 years old or younger and 61% are under the age of 18.

Crittenton Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Pilot Results

A new brief shares the findings of a 2012 pilot study of the ACE evaluation tool used by members of the Crittenton Family of Agencies. Findings will be used to create the best continuum of care and support for girls and young women. Download the PDF

Report details what works for girls in juvenile justice systems

Just released!  ”Improving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls: Lessons from The States” written by Liz Watson and Peter Edelman of the Georgetown Center on Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy. Download the PDF

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