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The Trump administration aims to implement policies that directly attack children

As of last week, 497 of the 2,654 migrant children that the Trump Administration took from their parents at the border are still in federal custody. Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a regulation to further inflict trauma on immigrant children by making it easier to imprison…

Where Are the Children? Not in Trump’s Priorities

Around the world and on both sides of the political aisle, the safety of children is upheld as a universal value. The U.S. has established special protections for children — courts may give special consideration to what is in the best interests of a child…

Separating Families Separates Us from Our Values

Today, thousands of children have been separated by their parents at the border, some as young as a few months old, because of a new “zero tolerance” policy meant to deter immigrant families from trying to cross the border. The policy, which was announced in April by Attorney General…

The Bigger Picture for Kids’ Health

Taking a child to the doctor’s office is only part of a much bigger picture of what a child needs to be healthy. Health begins where children live, learn, and play, long before they get sick or have to visit their doctor or dentist for…

Building a Brighter Future For Dual Status Youth

“It’s hard to legislate love. But we can mandate that a child is connected to communities, where love does exist.” - Jesse Aguiar, Youth Leader On April 30th, 2018, The Children’s Partnership and the Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice convened local,…

You showed up for kids!

Last Tuesday, you made clear that children matter in this election. On May 15,  The Children’s Partnership, Children’s Defense Fund-California, and The Chronicle of Social Change co-hosted “Building Our Future: A Forum on Children with California’s Gubernatorial Candidates,” a nonpartisan event.* Straight from work or school, with babies in…

Children’s Health in a Digital World: Opportunities & Challenges in Pediatric Telehealth

By: Ielnaz Kashefipour, The Children’s Partnership On February 27th, policymakers, physicians, payers, families, healthcare advocates, and legislative staff packed the Rotunda Room at the California Dental Association building for a policy briefing on pediatric telehealth. Co-sponsored by The Children’s Partnership, the Children’s Specialty Care Coalition, the…

The Children’s Partnership Urges Senators to Vote Yes on the USA Act

The Children’s Partnership thanks our Senators for their work for California’s children and families. As they look to support the wellbeing of all Californians, we urge them to vote yes on the USA Act and oppose any effort to create a $25 billion slush fund…

Realizing the Promise of Telehealth for Children

By: Mayra Alvarez, The Children’s Partnership, Debbie Chang, Nemours Children’s Health System & Deb Watson, Winter Park Health Foundation On January 26, the room at GuideWell Innovation Center in Orlando was filled with pediatric providers, health centers, schools and school districts, school nurses, parents, child care centers,…

California’s Commitment to Provide a Bright Future for All Kids

The 2018 budget proposal by Governor Jerry Brown reinforces California’s commitment to the progress made in children’s health coverage. Furthermore, it is a key example of the critical importance of state and local action, to help us advance as a nation despite the challenging national…

Statement from the California Children’s Health Coverage Coalition on the Governor’s 2018-19 Budget Proposal

For Immediate Release Contact: Michele Stillwell-Parvensky, 510-663- 1294 The California Children’s Health Coverage Coalition—comprised of United Ways of California, Children’s Defense Fund—California, The Children’s Partnership, Children Now, and California Coverage and Health Initiatives—released this statement in response to Governor Brown’s budget proposal released today: Despite…

Congress Skips Town Leaving Millions of Families Worried About Their Future

Los Angeles – Yesterday, Congress left town without securing long-term funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or health centers and ignoring critical programs like Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV). While Members of Congress…

Healthy Mind, Healthy Future

By: Mayra Alvarez, President of The Children’s Partnership & Cynthia Buiza, Executive Director of California Immigrant Policy Center                                                      …

Calif. Cuts Number of Uninsured Children by More than Half

California has made the biggest recent gains in the country in getting children signed up for health insurance, according to a new report. Researchers at the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families found the Golden State cut its number of uninsured children by 55…

New Laws for Expanding Use of Telehealth Tools Insufficient

The Children’s Partnership, the University of California-Davis Children’s Hospital, the Center for Connected Health Policy, and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health compiled a report describing the benefits of using telehealth tools among young patients in the pediatric field. Read more. 

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