Adam Hyla, Communications Director
Phone: 206.324.0340 x18
Adam [at] childrensalliance [dot] org
Jon Gould, Deputy Director
Phone: 206.324.0340 x19
Jon [at] childrensalliance [dot] org
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As the state’s premier advocacy organization for kids, the Children’s Alliance can offer members of the media policy expertise, up-to-date information on key legislation affecting children, and media contacts from among our more than 120 member organizations.
Here you can find our child facts on our resources page on the state of Washington children in a number of different areas, policy papers for our current legislative agenda, and more information about the Children’s Alliance.
Seventy-one community based organizations from across the state have joined together to call for full restoration of State Food Assistance for Washington children, elders, and families.
The organizations, representing people in communities of color and anti-hunger organizations like food banks, are asking state legislators to restore full funding to State Food Assistance, a crucial form of food support for children in immigrant families.
Apple Health for Kids, Washington’s health coverage program for children, has won $7.84 million from the federal government for connecting more children to health care. Read our press release about the bonus award.
New national data shows that state and federal policies fail to connect thousands of Washington children to the opportunities they need for success in school and in life.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s latest KIDS COUNT policy report, “The First Eight Years: Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success,” presents a strong case for investing in the early years of a child's life.
On November 1, more than 1.1 million people in low-income families in Washington state will see their food assistance benefits cut, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) expires. Read our joint press release with the Washington State Budget & Policy Center.
The prevalence of hunger in Washington state that appeared during the worst of times remains unchanged, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).