Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

Asian Pacific Islander

COFA Dental Coverage: Senate Bill 5274

The 2019 Washington State Legislature passed Senate Bill 5274, establishing a COFA Islander Dental Care program. This new bipartisan law makes no-cost dental coverage available to adults from Compact of Free Association (COFA) nations residing in Washington, who are income-eligible for Medicaid (below 138% of the Federal Poverty Level).

Questions to Ask Candidates for the Washington State Legislature

State lawmakers can take important steps to improve kids’ lives in the 2019 state legislative session. Candidates for the Washington state legislature will make critical choices for our kids if they are elected in November. Their choices can help kids have great childhoods and grow up strong, and advance racial equity and opportunity for all our kids.

2018 Legislative Review

In the 2018 legislative session, Children’s Alliance led our many partners across Washington to advocate for good public policy—laws and public investments that create opportunity for Washington’s children.

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2018 Champions for Children

Each of the following legislators provided significant leadership during the 2018 legislative session in advancing state policies or investments to improve the well-being of children in Washington.
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Improve Family and Community Health

Provide premium and cost-sharing assistance to Washingtonians from Compact of Free Association nations to improve health equity for Pacific Islander families.

What we do for kids now

This year’s election will bring immense change to our nation and our state. Because we know you love kids as much as we do, we want to take a moment now to share our initial thinking about the impacts of the election on children and on our work as child advocates. 

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Race Matters Toolkit: Highlights

The Annie E Casey Foundation has created a Race Matters Toolkit. The toolkit is designed to help decision-makers, advocates, and elected officials get better results in their work by providing equitable opportunities for all. Below are direct links to a few key tools.

Race Matters Toolkit: Unequal Opportunities

The Annie E Casey Foundation has created a Race Matters Toolkit. The toolkit is designed to help decision-makers, advocates, and elected officials get better results in their work by providing equitable opportunities for all.