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DC Action for Children is a nonprofit, nonpartisan child and youth advocacy organization dedicated to using data, public policy, and partnerships with a lens toward race equity to break down barriers that stand in the way of all kids reaching their full potential.

DC Action is the home of DC Kids Count, Under 3 DC, DC Out-of-School Time Coalition, and the DC Home Visiting Council.

Our collaborative advocacy campaigns and initiatives empower young people and all residents to raise their voices to create change.


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Our priorities: As simple as ABC—but not as easy

It’s simple, really.We aim to ensure all of D.C.’s youngest citizens are provided the opportunities they need to be prepared for school and the workforce.It’s simple, but not easy. How do we imagine we will get there? Well, think of it as working on our ABCs.A) Birth to EightWe’ll promote quality programs for every child from birth to eight years...

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We need you.

Let's work together to break down structural barriers that stand in the way of all kids reaching their full potential.  Join Us!