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Sesame Street Helps Children Understand Foster Care & Addiction

January 17, 2020
KVC Health Thriving ezine

Check out KVC Health System’s cover story for Fall/Winter 2019: Sesame Street Helps Children Understand Foster Care & Addiction

If you were to ask young children which TV characters they recognize and trust, many would name Sesame Street characters. Elmo, Big Bird and Cookie Monster are almost universally known and loved.

Now, through Sesame Street in Communities, these characters and new ones are helping young children make sense of difficult topics. Sesame Street in Communities is a nationwide initiative from Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind Sesame Street, to support parents, caregivers, and community providers in their efforts to give all children, especially the most vulnerable, a strong and healthy start. The initiative is made possible with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Joan Ganz Cooney Fund for Vulnerable Children. Read More>>