Our Children Need Your Voice NOW!

2017-09-28T20:23:47+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|

The U.S. Senate is currently working on its version of the Health Care Bill. While we have heard it will not be as drastic as the House's version we expect 632,686 children in South Carolina to be in [...]

The value of immunizations for infants can’t be overstated

2017-10-16T15:12:20+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: News|

Immunizations save lives. There is no denying it: Vaccines have drastically reduced infant death and disability caused by preventable diseases. Just consider some of the milestones shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Through immunization, [...]

Child Trends

2017-09-29T12:26:30+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Categories: News|

Education Issue Measuring what matters for child well-being Summer 2016 High School Graduation / Good News/Bad News Life Preparation / Ready for College/Career? Civil Rights in the Nation’s Schools / New Topics in Data Collection The New [...]

Health + Education= Learning

2017-09-29T12:36:15+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Categories: News|

Hungry Children in Rich America Today, Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio released a new report with an urgent call to action on Early Childhood Hunger. There is no excuse for any child to go hungry in our country, and [...]

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

2017-09-29T12:52:50+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Categories: News|

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events that occur in a child’s life. Examples of ACEs include abuse, neglect, household dysfunction, bullying, discrimination and homelessness. There is a relationship between traumatic experiences as a child and negative [...]

Has Your Child Suffered A Traumatic Event?

2017-10-12T17:34:08+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|Categories: News|

Trauma and Traumatic Events What Is Trauma? People often use the word “trauma” to refer to a traumatic event. A trauma is a scary, dangerous, or violent event that can happen to anyone. Not all dangerous or [...]