FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2020 CONTACT: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x 108, [email protected]   Over 600 Organizations to Newsom: Protect Children’s Health California children’s supporters urge agency to reform Medi-Cal contracts   Oakland, Calif., – More than 600 California Pro-Kid organizations from The Children’s Movement sent a letter today, urging the administration of Governor Gavin Newsom to protect children by holding health plans accountable for providing quality, equitable care. The [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2020 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Children Now Endorses Prop. 15 to Generate Increased Investments in Schools and Communities  Oakland, Calif., – Children Now announced today its support for Proposition 15, which will close corporate property tax loopholes to generate billions in investments for California’s schools and local communities [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 24 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected] Hundreds of Oral Health Advocates Show Support for Local Dental Pilot Projects   More than 500 non-profits, community-based organizations, dentists, and other oral health stakeholders from across California have joined together to support an extension of innovative pilots that are working to improve access to [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 23 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Children Now Statement on the 2020-21 State Budget Agreement Ted Lempert, President, Children Now, issued the following statement in response to the 2020-21 state budget agreement: “The state budget agreement protects critical investments for kids, including providing a hold harmless provision [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2020 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected] Children Now Statement on Gov. Newsom's May Revision  Ted Lempert, President, Children Now, issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom's May Revision: “The May Revise proposal fails to reflect that the majority of the state’s children were in crises before [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 23 Contact: Maria Mejia, (510) 763-2444 x108, [email protected]   Over 755 Organizations Urge Governor and Legislature to Prioritize Kids in the Upcoming Budget   OAKLAND, Calif. – More than 755 Pro-Kid organizations from The Children’s Movement sent a letter to the Governor and Legislature today urging them to prioritize kids [...]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2019 Contact: Maria Mejia, 510-763-2444 x108, [email protected]   California’s K-12 Schools Don’t Employ Enough Adults to Ensure Students have the Support they Need to Succeed  New brief from Children Now shows California is underfunding public schools   OAKLAND, Calif. — California schools are not adequately employing enough educators and staff to [...]

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