FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 26, 2023 at 8 a.m. PT CONTACT: Carter Ashforth, (510) 763-2444 x 108, [email protected]    Data tool shows how kids are faring across California's counties Counties vary in their success supporting children's well-being to improve past pre-pandemic levels   Oakland, CA – Today Children Now released the 2023 California County Scorecard of [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. PT Contact: Carter Ashforth, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   New Report Finds Child Health Coverage in California Stabilized During Pandemic, Points to Importance of Continuous Coverage Policies   Oakland, CA – Health coverage for California children stabilized during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 3 at 8:00 a.m. PT Contact: Carter Ashforth, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Children Now Releases State Legislative Candidates’ Responses to Kids’ Questionnaire Candidates were asked to address critical issues, including early childhood, health, child welfare, and education     Oakland, CA – Today, Children Now released responses to its state legislative [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2022 Contact: Carter Ashforth, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Advocates Commend Expansion of Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Program  Oakland, CA — Parent and children’s health advocates are commending an agreement with the Newsom Administration and legislative leaders to improve the one-year-old Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Program (HACCP) to [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2022 Contact: Carter Ashforth, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   California Ranks in Bottom Third of States in Child Well-Being as Youth Depression and Anxiety Jump By 70%  OAKLAND, CA— California ranks 33rd in child well-being, according to the 2022 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report of recent household data [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2022 Contact: Carter Ashforth, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Children Now Statement on the 2022-23 Joint Legislative Budget Agreement OAKLAND, CA— Ted Lempert, President, Children Now, issued the following statement in response to the 2022-23 joint Legislative budget agreement: We applaud the Legislature for including a number of key investments [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2022 Contact: Carter Ashforth, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Children Now Statement on Gov. Newsom’s May Revision OAKLAND, CA— Ted Lempert, President, Children Now, issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s May Revision:  We are proud that California leads the country in so many critical issue areas.  Unfortunately, [...]

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