News and Events

Report: More Washington Kids Have Health Coverage, but Poverty Still a Roadblock

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 12:00am

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.

ADVISORY: Have a Heart for Kids Day brings kids, parents, advocates to Olympia to protect children and families

Posted on: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 11:43am
MEDIA ADVISORY: Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
WHO: Hundreds of parents, their children, and community leaders from across the state, including Spokane, Wenatchee and Seattle.
WHAT: Rally to protect kids and families and deliver the message: “KIDS CAN’T WAIT!” Speaking will be Seattle mother Sebrena Burr, about the power of advocacy to change the lives of children; and Olympia student Ashley Terry, age 14, to tell about her experience struggling with the unmet need for dental care.

Have a Heart for Kids Day

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:00am
When we raise our voices together, we win the change that kids and families need. Join us!
Unete con nuestros voces en pro de los ninos!
Tuesday, February 16
State Capitol, Olympia
10 a.m. to 3 p.m
REGISTER NOW!

This event is free and lunch is provided.