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We used Creative Commons to license the resources and materials developed using the Charting the LifeCourse Framework, because our goal is to support as many people and their families as possible. We believe in universal access to the information, so that it can be improved upon and adapted to meet specific situations and populations. We want others who are using them to continue with this philosophy (which is one of our core principles of universal strategies and access for “the ALL”).

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