New KIDS COUNT report highlights many kids in Washington struggle to meet basic needs
Black Lives Matter.
State lawmakers can take important steps to improve kids’ lives in the 2019 state legislative session. Candidates for the Washington state legislature will make critical choices for our kids if they are elected in November. Their choices can help kids have great childhoods and grow up strong, and advance racial equity and opportunity for all our kids.
COMMUNITY ADVOCATES AND LOCAL OFFICIALS STAND AGAINST TRUMP’S LATEST “PUBLIC CHARGE” POLICY TARGETING IMMIGRANT FAMILIES
WHAT: Local advocates and officials will describe the harmful impact of the Trump Administration’s proposed public charge regulation effectively limiting immigration based on income.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11 a.m.
In the 2018 legislative session, Children’s Alliance led our many partners across Washington to advocate for good public policy—laws and public investments that create opportunity for Washington’s children.
Our new KIDS COUNT in Washington demographic profile, “Kids are Leading the Way Toward a New Washington,” shows how kids of color are leading our state into a more racially diverse future.
Children’s Alliance proudly supports Initiative 940. It’s good for kids and public safety.
In our Learn, Love, Lead! email series, we show what we can do together to protect and support Washington's children from new federal threats. Each week, we provide a resource you can learn from and share, or an action you can take to be the leader kids are counting on.
Opportunities for Racial Equity within the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF)
I. Short-Term Opportunities: Now through November 2017
A new report ought to prompt state lawmakers to further our kids’ education and economic security—starting in the earliest years.