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Little Citizens, Big Issues

by HyeSook Chung
on July 31, 2014

DC Action for Children July 2014 Newsletter

 

A note from Our Executive Director

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the annual KIDS COUNT Data Book. DC followed many national trends, children and youth continued to experience setbacks in their economic well-being even while experiencing gains in other areas, such as health.

The DC KIDS COUNT data show a high level of poverty and need among DC’s children and youth, including

by Shana Bartley
on July 29, 2014

A weekly blog on what’s happening and what we are following at DC Action for Children.

25 years of working to ensure KIDS COUNT: Reflections from the National Data Book release

by HyeSook Chung
on July 25, 2014

An interview with Nick McClellan -- super datahereo and #1 project manager for Data Tools 2.0

HyeSook:  Of ALL the projects you could have worked on, why us? Why DC KIDS COUNT?

by HyeSook Chung
on July 24, 2014

DC KIDS COUNT contributes data to the national KIDS COUNT Data Center, which is managed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

by Shana Bartley
on July 22, 2014

KIDS COUNT National Data Book is here!

by HyeSook Chung
on July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014 || PRESS RELEASE

Media Contact: HyeSook Chung || 202-234-9404 || hchung@dckids.org

 32,000 DC Children Live in Poor Neighborhoods;

by Shana Bartley
on July 17, 2014

Selecting a child care program for young children can be a difficult process for families. The cost of child care continues to increase while subsidies to support access diminish; this creates substantial hardship for low-income families with small kids. Without access to child care, parents, especially single mothers, face additional challenges securing and maintaining employment and providing for their children.

by Shana Bartley
on July 15, 2014

A weekly blog on what’s happening and what we are following at DC Action for Children.

Quantity vs. Quality in Pre-K

Here at DC Action, we work to ensure that all children have access to safe and productive learning environments. Last week, we discussed the advancement of Pre-K.

by Shana Bartley
on July 11, 2014

DC Kids need access to healthy foods.

Access to fresh and nutritious food is vital for a child’s healthy growth and development. However, rising costs of living make it difficult for low-income families to provide their children with the nutrition they need. As a result, many children do not receive three healthy meals a day which can negatively impact their ability to learn and play.

by HyeSook Chung
on July 9, 2014

We've been spending some time reminding our readers of the DC KIDS COUNT Ward Snapshots we released in March. Here are our Top 10 facts about the well-being of children in all eight DC Wards we thought you might find interesting: