policy

2017 Race for Results Follow-Up: We shouldn’t depend on data for the whole story

The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released their 2017 Race for Results report , highlighting persistent disparities for children in immigrant families across the country. As a KIDS COUNT grantee, we jointly supported its release by composing our own press release comparing District-level trends and realities to those felt collectively by children of color and children in immigrant families across...

New year, same resolution…

Editor's Note: Welcome to the newest member of the DC Action team, Sumeira Kashim! As the new year begins and I get settled into my new role as senior policy analyst at DC Action for Children, my resolution remains the same: I hope to contribute to the improvement of the lives of children, youth and families living in the District....