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DC Action works to ensure that all DC children, regardless of race, ethnicity or zip code, have the best possible opportunity to reach their full potential. DC Action promotes public investments and policies that support children's positive development.

There is still much to do to improve student achievement, close opportunity gaps and increase high school graduation rates. 

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Children must have opportunities to grow up healthy and strong at home, school and in their neighborhoods.

Learn More About Health in DC

We track key indicators of child welfare to make the nation’s capital family and child-friendly!

Learn More About Safety in DC

We work to ensure children across the District have equal access to neighborhood resources, regardless of their zip codes.

Learn More About Your Neighborhood

Data Tools 2.0

Explore our interactive data tool and bring to life data on the well-being of children and families.

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Contact Us

DC Action for Children
1432 K Street, NW, Suite 1050
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-234-9404
Email: info@dckids.org