Have a Heart for Kids Day is your day to speak up for kids. Right now, your voice matters. Join hundreds of child, youth, and family advocates from across Washington State and speak up for kids!
Adam Hyla, Communications Director
Phone: 206.324.0340 x18
Adam [at] childrensalliance [dot] org
Jon Gould, Deputy Director
Phone: 206.324.0340 x19
Jon [at] childrensalliance [dot] org
If you would like to be added to our press list, e-mail us with your name, media outlet, phone number and beat or interests.
Resources for the media:
As the state’s premier advocacy organization for kids, the Children’s Alliance can offer members of the media policy expertise, up-to-date information on key legislation affecting children, and media contacts from among our more than 120 member organizations.
Here you can find our child facts on our resources page on the state of Washington children in a number of different areas, policy papers for our current legislative agenda, and more information about the Children’s Alliance.
New national data shows that state and federal policies fail to connect thousands of Washington children to the opportunities they need for success in school and in life.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s latest KIDS COUNT policy report, “The First Eight Years: Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success,” presents a strong case for investing in the early years of a child's life.
On November 1, more than 1.1 million people in low-income families in Washington state will see their food assistance benefits cut, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) expires. Read our joint press release with the Washington State Budget & Policy Center.
The prevalence of hunger in Washington state that appeared during the worst of times remains unchanged, according to data released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Today, KIDS COUNT in Washington releases a new report, “The State of Washington’s Children 2013: Good Data for a Strong Future.”
“The State of Washington’s Children 2013” describes how Washington’s children fare in education, health care, and basic needs. It also shares the perspectives of leaders in communities of color to help us understand what this data means for families all across the state.