Be Someone for Kids Award Recognizes Lawmaker’s Work to Better Protect Kids Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, the only statewide advocacy organization with a public policy agenda that spans the life of a child prenatally through adulthood, presented Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) with its annual Be Someone for Kids award in recognition of her work to […]
More than 2 in 5 children in PA now rely on publicly funded or supported health insurance Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC), the only statewide advocacy organization with a public policy agenda that spans a child’s life prenatally through adulthood, today released its 2021 State of Children’s Health Care in Pennsylvania: Health Insurance During the […]
The 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, shows Pennsylvania ranks 19th for overall child well-being. The 50-state report of recent household data is a comprehensive review of child well-being and uses 16 indicators across four domains to rank each state: economic well-being, education, family and community, and health. […]
“The Department of Human Services and Governor Wolf must provide for 12 months of coverage in Medicaid for mothers after the birth of a baby to improve health outcomes and address racial disparities. Maternal depression, a possible pulmonary embolism or complications from a heart condition don’t just disappear 60 days after giving birth.
Kin play a critical role in Pennsylvania’s child welfare system. Today, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC), the only statewide advocacy organization with a public policy agenda that spans the life of a child prenatally through adulthood, today released its first kinship report, Kinship Care in Pennsylvania: Creating an Equitable System for Families. Several children’s advocacy […]