Read the Executive Summary of the Children's Alliance Condition Critical report. Get the quick facts on how Washington fell from being a nationwide leader in children's health coverage, and what we can do to fix it.
Between 2002 and 2004 Washington State fell from being a nationwide leader in healthcare for children, to no better than average. Condition Critical tracks the course of events that led Washington to this crisis, and lays out a plan to solve it.
After eight years as a top-five state for hunger and food insecurity, Washington State has dropped to a tie for the rank of ten.
New USDA Data Show Some Improvement
This report features the key findings from six focus groups of parents and youth conducted around the state.
In the 2004 Legislative session, children made modest - but signficant - gains against a backdrop of last year's devastating budget cuts.
Interviews with Washington's hungry
USDA-Census Bureau surveys of hunger in America consistently place Washington near the top
New USDA Food Security Data Confirms Washington's Top Five Position for Hunger
The 2003 Washington state legislative session maintained support for children and families in some areas and took major steps backward in others.
Centralizing CPS intake in Washington State has put children in danger. It is only a matter of time before a child is permanantly harmed or killed because of the delays inherent in the new system.