Introducing CWA

Child’s World America is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and to being a force for positive change for America’s children.

The thousands of committed individuals and organizations helping children need their own community. We must learn, collaborate, share, and work together to make a difference.

From Our Founder
Become A Member

Are you a physician, educator, social worker, coach, researcher, academic or in some other way, working with or for children? Their well-being is relying on us as a society to not let them fail!

Membership in the national organization is open to all. We seek to build a robust community of cross-sector professionals and organizations who work with and for children.

CW News TileChild’s World NEWS  is the official news publication of Child’s World America that features original content by and for those who care about childhood issues and the well-being of children in America. Physicians – Educators – Academics – Nonprofit Practitioners – Researchers – Athletic Coaches – Librarians – Policy Makers and more. Initially produced as a blog, it highlights: Opinions, Editorials, Professional Profiles, Organizational Profiles and Featured Columnists. Learn more

 

Kindergartners Get Little Time to Play: Why Does It Matter?

Kindergartners Get Little Time to Play: Why Does It Matter?

Being a kindergartner today is very different from being a kindergartner 20 years ago. In fact, it is more like first grade. Researchers have demonstrated that 5-year-olds are spending more time engaged in teacher-led academic ... Read More
Why Is English So Hard to Read?

Why Is English So Hard to Read?

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Learning to read does not happen as naturally or at as young an age as learning to speak. Children need to intentionally work on literacy to master this skill. In addition, English is filled with ... Read More
Interstate Adoptions Heading for the Fast Lane

Interstate Adoptions Heading for the Fast Lane

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A bipartisan trio of senators are pushing a bill to provide funding and resources for onboarding every state to electronic data—sharing systems for interstate foster placements and adoptions. The Modernizing Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act ... Read More
Russian Adoption: It’s Time to Stop Playing Politics With Russian Ophans

Russian Adoption: It’s Time to Stop Playing Politics With Russian Ophans

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The Child’s World NEWS Editorial Board The editorial board is currently composed of 9 Mission Stewards with wide-ranging areas of expertise on children’s issues. Their primary responsibility is to select the Child’s World America Board ... Read More
Parents Locked Up, Kids Left Out: Who Really Suffers?

Parents Locked Up, Kids Left Out: Who Really Suffers?

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The American criminal justice system has created a culture of mass incarceration. As of 2015, the U.S. incarceration rate (698 per 100,000 people) was the second highest in the world, topped only by that of ... Read More
Doctor’s Diagnosis: GOP Health Plan Hurts Poor Kids, Families

Doctor’s Diagnosis: GOP Health Plan Hurts Poor Kids, Families

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It’s a rainy weekday morning in North Philadelphia, and once again, as I have been doing for the last 15 years, I sign on to our electronic health-records database and prepare for the 26 young ... Read More
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cwpres-logo-hdmdChild’s World PRESENTS  is a producer of educational and entertaining events surrounding the issues of well-being of America’s children. The events are designed to bring together members of the public and foster a growing sense of community around the needs of children. Topically-relevant film screenings, notable speakers, roundtable discussions of current issues, symposia and conferences offer venues for the gathering of folks with common interests in children. Learn more View Event Calendar