policy

2017 Race for Results Follow-Up: We shouldn’t depend on data for the whole story

The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released their 2017 Race for Results report, highlighting persistent disparities for children in immigrant families across the country. As a KIDS COUNT grantee, we jointly supported its release by composing our own press release comparing District-level trends and realities to those felt collectively by children of color and children in immigrant families across the...

New year, same resolution…

Editor's Note: Welcome to the newest member of the DC Action team, Sumeira Kashim!As the new year begins and I get settled into my new role as senior policy analyst at DC Action for Children, my resolution remains the same: I hope to contribute to the improvement of the lives of children, youth and families living in the District. I...