National, State and Local Leaders Must Act to Lift Children and Families Out of Poverty HARRISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 24, 2019) – Twelve percent of children in Pennsylvania live in concentrated poverty according to “Children Living in High Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods,” a new KIDS COUNT® data snapshot released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Using […]
Key Investments Made in Evidence-Based Home Visiting, Career and Technical Education and Pre-k Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, the only statewide non-partisan advocacy organization with a public policy agenda that spans the life of a child from birth to adulthood, released the following statement from President and CEO Kari King about the final 2019-20 state budget: […]
Preventing an Undercount in the 2020 Census Will Help Social and Economic Outcomes for Children The 30th edition of the KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, shows Pennsylvania ranks 17th for overall child well-being. According to the report – one of the more comprehensive national reviews of child […]
A new report shows Pennsylvania saw a decline in the uninsured rate for women of childbearing age following the state’s decision to expand Medicaid.
Pritzker Children’s Initiative awards Pa. planning grant to establish actionable prenatal-to-age-three policy agenda Pennsylvania has been announced a winner of the Pritzker Children’s Initiative (PCI) Prenatal-to-Age-Three State Grant Competition, awarding cross-sector coalitions in 11 states, including Pennsylvania, planning grants to develop and strengthen high-quality prenatal-to-age-three services. With research showing that a child’s brain develops faster […]