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Dental Therapists: Bringing Care to Communities

Created on: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:10am

All Washingtonians should be able to get dental care when they need it, regardless of where they live or how much money they have. Yet many can’t. Dental Therapists are licensed providers that extend the reach of the existing dental team. They can help people get the care they need to be healthy.

Dental Therapists will:

•    Expand dental care access to families and communities.
•    Save money by providing high quality routine, cost-effective care and preventing dental emergencies.

2015 Legislative Agenda

Created on: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 12:07am

Our legislative agenda is also available in Spanish and in Marshallese

End Childhood Hunger

Mid-level Dental Providers Increase Access to Care

Created on: Friday, October 10, 2014 - 9:48am

Mid-level dental providers are a cost effective strategy to increase access to care.

5 Questions for Candidates for State Legislature in 2014

Created on: Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 10:30am

Our elected leaders make decisions that shape children's lives today and for years to come. You can be a great advocate for kids by raising kids' issues during election season. Check out these 5 questions for candidates. Print them out and take them with you to your local candidate forum! Questions? Contact Emijah Smith, Community Organizer at or 206.324.0340 x25.

Read and download 5 Questions for Candidates.

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.