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Addams seeks Senator Sutherland's support for the establishment of a Federal Children's Bureau, arguing that it would allow the gathering of information currently not possible.
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An excerpt from Addams's talk to the Chicago Bar Association on the causes of juvenile delinquency. Dr. William Krohn also spoke on the topic.
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Addams argues that it is the responsibility of a democracy to care about the social needs of its citizens.
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Addams speaks at the Chicago Credit Men's Association about the dangers of unregulated dance halls for Chicago's youth.
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Addams discusses the problem of juvenile delinquency.
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Addams explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." This is the tenth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a women's roles in affecting change.
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Addams explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." The article was published in October 1913.
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Addams argues for the regulation of public recreation to provide safe venues for women, youth, and communities. This is the seventh article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and how women can affect change.
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Addams defends her involvement in partisan politics and argues that philanthropy and politics must often be partners in charting a better future for families and for communities. This is the first article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's roles in affecting change.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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At the inaugural meeting of the National Juvenile Protection Association held at Hull-House, Addams argues that the police should become educated about the needs of children.
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Addams and Edward Dunne speak on Chicago's capacity to fund recreation and park spaces.
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Speaking to the Society for Ethical Culture in Philadelphia, Addams argues that child labor is dangerous to the development of children's character and bodies.
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On the opening night of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, held in Cleveland from June 12-19, Addams discusses how the difficulties of children can rouse society's greatest sentiments for charity, but that children also have for their own intrinsic value.  The speech was published in the Proceedings.
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Addams speaks about the benefits of public parks to the community. The remarks were published on July 2, 1908.
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Addams asks about plans to select a new member of the Examining Board for the Detention Home.
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Addams discusses the work of the League for the Protection of Children, formed to advocate for the well being of children in Chicago. The comments were made during the National Education Association meeting.
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Addams argues for the creation of entertainments for urban dwellers for recreation and relaxation.
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Addams argues that young boys need an outlet for their pent-up energy and adventurousness, and that without an outlet, like a playground, they are susceptible to petty crime.
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Addams reviews the research and papers of her colleagues on the topics of immigration, employment, and education at the National Charities and Correction meeting.
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Addams explains the relationship between education, religion, labor, and crime as she has experienced it in Chicago.
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