KIDS COUNT Network Deepens Strategies for Combating Racial Inequities

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As more than 150 leaders from child advocacy organizations from across the United States kicked off a recent two-day retreat in Atlanta, social justice activist Rev. William Barber reminded the group that addressing racial inequities in child well-being is a universal imperative.

December 14, 2018

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Policies Threaten Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families

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Many of the nation's 18 million children who are in immigrant families were being threatened with separation from their parents, denial of access to basic services and dangerously rising levels of stress resulting from fears that any knock at the front door could result in a horrible, life-changing experience.

May 18, 2018

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Puerto Rico’s Kids by the Numbers

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In the wake of Hurricane Maria, the news cycle regularly features stories about life in Puerto Rico. Yet, the island is still a mystery to many mainland Americans. KIDS COUNT Data show what life was like on the island before Maria hit.

November 7, 2017

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