New Report Finds Sharp Decline in Well-Being of Maine Children Despite National Trends

Maine drops to 17th for overall child well-being in the latest KIDS COUNT report New data show that American children and teens are experiencing better health and education outcomes, yet they still face significant economic challenges. In the 2016 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released today, the Annie E. Casey Foundation reports that child well-being has … More New Report Finds Sharp Decline in Well-Being of Maine Children Despite National Trends

New Year, New Opportunities: A Data-driven Agenda for Maine kids

Data in this post can be found in the 2015 Maine KIDS COUNT Data Book or the Data Center. The New Year allows us to pause and reflect upon the previous year so we can embrace the New Year with renewed energy and resolve to achieve our goals. It is a much needed chance to … More New Year, New Opportunities: A Data-driven Agenda for Maine kids

Register for the 2015 Champions for Children today!

MCA’s annual Champions for Children Event is just three weeks away and tickets are available now! On October 27, 2015, join the Maine Children’s Alliance at the Green Ladle in Lewiston to celebrate child and family advocacy in Maine. While we reflect on the progress made for children and families  in Maine this past year, … More Register for the 2015 Champions for Children today!

Maine’s rate of uninsured children increases

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 for investments and services. The Maine Children’s Alliance uses ACS data to track the well-being of our youngest citizens, keeping an eye on … More Maine’s rate of uninsured children increases