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Hungry in Washington 2014

Created on: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 12:33pm

For the first time since 2008, our state's rate of hunger matched the national rate. However, the rate of hunger continues to be significantly higher than before the recession. The Children's Alliance estimates that 305,000 children live in food-insecure households. Read our report.

Election 2014: Gun Safety

Created on: Monday, September 15, 2014 - 3:17pm

Gun violence has enormous consequences for children. Incidents of violence play a large role in determining whether every child has the same opportunities to grow up healthy and live in healthy communities.

That's why the Children’s Alliance endorses Initiative 594 and opposes Initiative 591. Both initiatives will appear on the election ballots of voters all across Washington state. Read more.

Children's Alliance Amicus Curiae Brief McCleary V Washington

Created on: Monday, August 4, 2014 - 11:32am

Children’s Alliance joined with the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance and Columbia Legal Services on 8-4-2014 to file an Amicus Curiae brief with the state Supreme Court, opposing one of the Court’s proposed remedies in the McCleary v. Washington case.  The brief requests that, as the state moves to comply with the Court’s ruling, it refrain from funding education in a way that jeopardizes housing and other basic services to children and families.

Unfinished Business: Advocacy for kids in the 2014 legislative session

Created on: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 10:47am
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Opportunity for Washington’s children is still a work in progress. Our annual review details how lawmakers responded to Children's Alliance legislative priorities in the 2014 session. 

Click here for a copy of “Unfinished Business: Advocacy for Kids in the 2014 Legislature.”

Our Oral Health Care Crisis: What Lawmakers Can Do

Created on: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 2:26pm

Oral disease is painful, dangerous, and costly. It is also almost entirely preventable.

Yet across Washington State, thousands of children, adults, seniors, people with disabilities, and people in rural and Tribal communities can’t get preventive and routine dental care—either because they can’t afford it, or because there aren’t enough dentists in the places where they live. Learn more.