18.2 % of Maine children continue to live in poverty, median family incomes are down, but more young adults have health insurance coverage The American Community Survey (ACS), an ongoing survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, provides data every year — giving policy makers, communities and businesses the current information they need to plan … More How are the Children?
The Maine Children’s Alliance (MCA) uses data to inform our policy framework and to provide a focused, substantive and professional voice for all Maine children. So, for data-users like us, today is an important one, as it marks the first in a series of dates when the U.S. Census Bureau releases information about poverty, health, and … More The US Census Bureau is launching a series of data releases starting today, September 12th
The Maine Children’s Alliance invites young people (ages 13 to 24) and adults older than 24 to join the KIDS COUNT Infographic Challenge, a national contest sponsored by SparkAction and the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT project. The goal of the KIDS COUNT Infographic Challenge is simple: use data from the KIDS COUNT Data … More KIDS COUNT Infographic Challenge