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EDC collaborates with public and private partners to create, deliver, and evaluate programs, services, and products in 22 countries around the world. This library contains profiles of our current work and initiatives.

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Maternal and child health are important public health issues. Mothers and children who live in poverty are disproportionately affected by a range of challenges, including poor social determinants of...
While teen pregnancy rates in the United States have been falling since 1990, teen birth and pregnancy rates among Latinas have risen to almost twice the national average and are higher than any...
Each year in the United States, more than 47,000 Americans lose their lives to suicide, while millions more attempt or think about suicide. These lives represent mothers, fathers, daughters, sons,...
As our country deals with crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the opioid epidemic—as well as natural disasters—support for health, behavioral health, and safety have never been more vital. All...
Public safety professionals, including law enforcement officers, face many job-related stressors that can negatively impact their mental health and well-being. Emotional injuries and suicide among...
Early science experiences can inspire a lifetime of learning and curiosity, but not all students have equal access to these opportunities. That’s why EDC, in partnership with SRI International and...
In the communities of Northern Nigeria, primary school attendance and academic achievement fall far below national averages due to safety and security issues, lack of educational facilities, and...
Innovation and leadership in STEM require a diverse, globally engaged, well-trained workforce. Yet women, people of color, and people with disabilities are still underrepresented in STEM careers...
Big data is changing industries—including health care, journalism, science, and manufacturing—at breakneck speed, and these rapid changes are challenging the U.S. education system to keep pace. How...
Law enforcement officer safety and wellness goes beyond physical health. Supporting officer mental health and well-being is vital to the safety of officers, their department and peers, and the...
In the Philippines, as many as 3 million youth aged 16–24 are not in school , are not gainfully employed, and have not finished college or postsecondary education. While the Philippine government has...
With a youth unemployment rate of 62 percent, Bosnia and Herzegovina has struggled to extend economic opportunity to all who are entering the labor market. The country’s small and medium-size...
Classroom-based digital games can help teachers engage students in high-quality learning. Games can also offer teachers a wealth of formative assessment data that they can use to improve student...
In the United States, substance misuse and addiction costs thousands of lives each year, as well as billions of dollars in lost workplace productivity, health care expenses, and crime-related costs...
Due to limited local access, less than half the children aged 3–6 in Burkina Faso receive the preschool education that would prepare them for primary school. Communities need relevant, quality...