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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We believe in the potential of every child. Poverty and racism erode kids’ opportunities. Our legislative agenda reflects smart public policies that remove barriers and create opportunity—so all kids can thrive.
In our Learn, Love, Lead! email series, we show what we can do together to protect and support Washington's children from new federal threats. Each week, we provide a resource you can learn from and share, or an action you can take to be the leader kids are counting on.
Whether you and your family are targeted by rising hate or a particular policy, or you want to act in solidarity with children and families in your community, we are here to support your actions to protect kids’ well-being and happiness today, and help them grow into their enormous potential.
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Photo: Vicky (left) and Sarah McIntyre (right), with members of their family at Hav
No child should have to go without the health care they need for lifelong health.
SEATTLE – Kids and families in Washington state have made some progress in the face of poverty rates that have yet to improve, according to the new national 2016 KIDS COUNT® Data Book from the Annie. E. Casey Foundation.
Apple Health for Kids, Washington’s health coverage program for children, has won $7.84 million from the federal government for connecting more children to health care. Read our press release about the bonus award.
Our 2013 legislative agenda calls on legislators to:
- Invest in early learning;
- Strengthen Apple Health for Kids;
- Expand access to dental care;
- Stop cuts and raise revenue.
Apple Health for Kids gives Washington families affordable, appropriate health care for their children. Thousands of parents have turned to Apple Health for Kids to secure regular check-ups and other services so that common childhood illnesses do not develop into chronic and costly health problems.
Ask these five questions for candidates running for state offices (state legislators and governor). Please scroll to see reverse side for questions for candidates running for Congress.
Four out of 10 children in our state use Apple Health for Kids to see a doctor, dentist or other medical professional. Click here to see how many children are enrolled in Apple Health for Kids in each of Washington’s 39 counties.
(Monday, Dec. 27, 2010) — Apple Health for Kids, Washington’s health coverage program for children, has won $17.6 million from the federal government − a timely windfall that could prevent thousands of children from losing their health coverage.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services awarded the money, a performance bonus, to Washington and 14 other states with health coverage programs that are doing outstanding work to enroll eligible children.