KIDS COUNT Network Brainstorms Racial Equity Strategies

Blog Post

Nearly 200 child and youth advocates gathered in San Antonio earlier this fall to discuss race and ethnic equity during the annual convening of the KIDS COUNT network. The unique focus on race during this year’s conference allowed the advocates to deepen their knowledge of systemic and institutional racism while brainstorming strategies to take back to their communities.

December 11, 2016

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Tools and Tips for Collecting and Analyzing Racial and Ethnic Data

Webinar

Access to racial and ethnic data provided by public institutions can often be too limited or too broad in scope to truly analyze inequities between children of color and their white counterparts. Alicia Van Orman, from the Population Reference Bureau, shared techniques for collecting publically-available data and disaggregating it by race during a webinar for the KIDS COUNT network.

December 7, 2016

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Helping Babies Thrive in Baltimore

Blog Post

After Baltimore City’s infant mortality rate hit a record high of 128 in 2009, leaders from across the city launched B’More for Healthy Babies, a joint effort between policymakers, service providers, community organizers and residents to improve the health and well-being of Baltimore’s families.

November 23, 2016

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