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These factsheets provide basic stats and rankings regarding children's health coverage in each state including data on the uninsured, those enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP, income eligibility and enrollment procedures.
Health reform is taking shape in a way that could leave millions of children worse–rather than better–off at the same time that insurance companies and drug companies stand to make billions in additional profits. Under the current health proposals, millions of children could face higher costs for health coverage and have fewer benefits. Health care reform is complicated, but ensuring that children have access to the health care they need to grow up healthy is not. This factsheet details the three elements that would make it simple for all children to enroll in affordable and comprehensive health coverage, no matter what type of health care system Congress decides to implement.
This report provides key findings on child gun deaths including firearm deaths of children and teens by manner (e.g. homicide, suicide, accident, unknown), state, race/hispanic origin, year and age group. The report also provices various ways we can step up and take action to protect children and teens from gun violence.
The Children's Defense Fund's written statement on the hearing on the implementation of Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act before the Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support of the Committee on Ways and Means U.S. House of Representatives
The Youth PROMISE Act shifts the policy paradigm from ineffective punishment and incarceration to evidence-based prevention and intervention to address juvenile delinquency. The Youth PROMISE Act is a helpful response to the pipeline to prison crisis because it takes major steps to substitute the pipeline to prison with a pipeline to successful adulthood for many of our youths.
A description of the CDF Freedom Schools program including a fact sheet, bacikground and vision, and how the program supports families and children in crisis
En el reciente debate sobre qui??n merece acceso a cuidado m??dico en nuestro pr??spero pa??s, a menudo se olvida el hecho de que la salud es un campo m??s en que siempre se han dejado atr??s a los ni??os afro americanos y otros de las comunidades de color. De los nueve millones de ni??os sin seguro m??dico en Estados Unidos, los de comunidades minoritarias se quedan sin cobertura, o con s??lo insuficiente cobertura, a un ritmo mucho mayor que los ni??os blancos.
Q&A that provides information about Kinship Navigator programs and a brief overview of the programs already underway in some states.
CDF President Marian Wright Edelman written testimony for a hearing on the Youth PROMISE Act before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security of the House Committee on the Judiciary on July 15, 2009.
The Katrina Citizens Leadership Corps (KCLC), made up of over 250 displaced residents from the Gulf Region, sought to highlight and offer strategic solutions to the maze of problems and issues confronting displaced families and children as they try to make their way home. The KCLC released this exhaustive report on their findings at a press conference in New Orleans on July 10, 2009.