Pennsylvania Wins Unprecedented Grant from the Pritzker Children’s Initiative

State will increase the number of children and families receiving high-quality services by 25 percent by 2023, and by 50 percent by 2025 HARRISBURG (April 2, 2020) – Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, the only statewide advocacy organization with a public policy agenda that spans the life of a child from birth to adulthood, today announced […]

Pennsylvania’s Ranking Stagnant Among States Investing in High-Quality Pre-K

New report shows states with similar political landscapes outpacing PA in per capita pre-k investments HARRISBURG (January 28, 2020)—Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC), in its role as a principal partner of the Pre-K for PA Campaign, today released the Campaign’s third report comparing Pennsylvania’s per-capita investments in pre-k. The report shows states with similar political […]

State of Children’s Health Care Report: 124,000 Children in Pa. Are Uninsured

New Health Care Report Outlines How to Improve Health Care Coverage Programs and Access for Every Pennsylvania Child HARRISBURG (October 29, 2019) – Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children today released the “State of Children’s Health Care in Pennsylvania: Powering Up Healthy Kids,” a comprehensive report with a clear agenda to strengthen both access and coverage benefits […]

Pennsylvania One of 10 States in the U.S. With Increased Number of Children Living in Concentrated Poverty

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 […]

2019-20 Budget Invests in Kids

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: […]