In just half a year, life in Washington state has changed profoundly. The global pandemic has taken the lives of more than 2,000 of our neighbors, friends and family. The recession has cost 200,000 workers their jobs.
No Kidding! The Children's Alliance blog
On August 20th and 25th, Children's Alliance met virtually with community members from across our state to strengthen and grow our commitment to racial justice for children and families, and our relationships with our fellow advocates, and to introduce our new Executive Director Dr. Stephan Blanford to our membership to share his vision and values. Read our announcement about Dr.
We’re proud to announce that Dr. Stephan Blanford has assumed the position of Children’s Alliance’s executive director.
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Our communities are facing an unprecedented level of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of you are feeling the hardships resulting from the necessary measures we must take to reduce the transmission and impact of this dangerous virus. We hope that you and the kids you care about are safe and healthy.
From their earliest weeks of life, babies are growing in a very special way. They’re building their ability to interact with the people in their lives.
Every parent wants their children to grow up free of the pain, distraction, and expense of untreated dental decay. Yet too many Washington children are adversely affected by dental caries, a chronic condition of one or more cavities that can disrupt school, homework, sleep, and mealtimes, and then impede physical development, speech, and adequate nutrition.
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Washington kids and families recently lost a joyful, compassionate advocate who brought her gifts and spirit to our shared work for equity and for kids.
Washington state currently ranks sixth in the nation for the number of people living in child care deserts. This includes the residents of Whatcom County, who are at risk of losing 15 percent of their already inadequate number of available child care slots.