Group Size: 10 or more (depends on space available) Time Needed: 10 to 15 minutes Goal: To help group get to know each other (great for first day introductions!) Audience: Couples, Singles, Parents, Teens, Children Special Considerations: Consider the education levels of your group members before you pick this activity. This activity is very loud. […]
Collaborating Within State Government to Support Healthy Relationships: Tips for State Administrators
There is a large spectrum of government services and programs that can be included in healthy marriage programs. The natural and immediate thoughts go to the human services field; however, there are many other areas that offer opportunities for healthy marriage/relationship programs. These include corrections and criminal justice, juvenile justice, health programs (including Medicaid and […]
Data shown here are provisional and include only events occurring within the United States (50 states and the District of Columbia).
Testimony of Wade F. Horn, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary for Children and Families Department of Health and Human Services, Before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Children and Families, U.S. Senate, April 28, 2004
In this testimony before the Subcommittee on Children and Families of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, the benefits of President Bush’s proposed Healthy Marriage Initiative are discussed. The important role of the federal government in supporting the formation and stability of healthy marriages is explained, as well as the link […]
Testimony of Ron Haskins, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution and Senior Consultant, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Before the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on AppropriationsU.S. Senate, October 6, 2005
In this testimony presented to the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations on October 6, 2005, a case is made for the development of federal programs to promote marriage and for supporting a proposal by Senator Brownback for Marriage Development Accounts and for Pre-Marriage Development Accounts. It begins by summarizing […]
Testimony of Theodora Ooms, Center for Law and Social Policy, before the Committee on FinanceSubcommittee on Social Security and Family PolicyUnited States Senate Hearing on The Benefits of a Healthy Marriage, May 5, 2004
In this testimony before the Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, the benefits of State and community healthy marriage initiatives are discussed. The testimony begins by describing the Bush Administration’s promotion of marriage and federal funding to support demonstration programs and research and evaluation projects on healthy […]
Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, Serial 107-28, Welfare and Marriage Issues, May 22, 2001
This report includes the proceedings of a hearing held before the before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means to discuss federal and State promotion of marriage. It begins with a discussion on the negative impact of single parenting on children, the appropriate role of the […]
This proclamation by Michael A. Nutter, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, declared March 2009, as Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Month.
This proclamation by George W. Bush stated the importance of marriage, and declared the week of October 12 through October 18, 2003, as Marriage Protection Week.
Data shown here are provisional and include only events occurring within the United States (50 states and the District of Columbia). Provisional birth, death, and infant death data in this report are based on a combination of counts of events provided by each reporting area and registered vital events processed into National Center for Health […]