The Maine Children’s Alliance Releases the 2019 Maine KIDS COUNT® Data Book Maine has seen improvements for kids in key areas over the past 25 years, but this year’s data indicates we should be concerned about how our youngest children are faring March 28, 2019 – The Maine Children’s Alliance released the latest edition of … More The 2019 Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book is here!
The Maine Children’s Alliance is pleased to announce today’s release of the 2018 Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book. Through the support of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the KIDS COUNT Data Book provides a detailed, data-driven picture of how children are doing in the United States, ranking states on key indicators covering economic well-being, education, … More KIDS COUNT 2018 Data Book Release
Earlier this month, the Maine Children’s Alliance presented the 2017 Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book, the state’s only comprehensive report on the well-being of Maine kids, to lawmakers at the Maine Children’s Caucus. The latest edition of the Data Book reveals that despite slight improvements in child poverty and health insurance rates, soaring infant mortality and child … More The 2017 Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book At-A-Glance
Learn how you can help MCA get ready for the 2015 Maine KIDS COUNT Data book. 1 They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Here at the Maine Children’s Alliance, we use research and data to tell the story of what it is like to be a Maine kid. However, numbers only tell … More Call for Photo Submissions: MCA Needs Your Help
Five years ago, MCA invited students from the RSU1 school district to join us at the State House for the release of the 2010 Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book. One of our guests was Kyle Hietala, an 8th grade student from Bath Middle School. Fast forward to 2014 and we found Kyle giving the Valedictory speech at Morse High School’s … More A learning mind and a loving heart
The following remarks were made by Claire Berkowitz at the KIDS COUNT Press Conference on November 21, 2013. In preparing for today’s KIDS COUNT release event, I was reminded of something I read a few years ago about the Maasai Tribe of Kenya and Tanzania. It is said that when the adults in the tribe … More KIDS COUNT
The Maine Children’s Alliance is seeking new photographs of Maine children to use in our publications and products, such as the Maine KIDS COUNT data book. KIDS COUNT documents the condition of children in Maine over time, and photos of children–from infants to teens–are used to help illustrate the publication. Similarly, we showcase photos of … More Call for Photos of Maine Kids