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Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar, Qualified High Technology Company program

Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar Director of Early Childhood Policy and Programs DC Action for Children Before the Committee on Finance and Revenue Council of the District of Columbia May 21, 2019 Thank you Chairperson Evans and members of the Committee on Finance and Revenue for the opportunity to address the Council. My name is Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar, and I am the...

Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar, "Leverage for Our Future Act of 2019"

Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar Director of Early Childhood Policy and Programs DC Action for Children Health Public Hearing “Leverage for Our Future Act of 2019” Before the Committee on Health Council of the District of Columbia April 23, 2019 Good morning, Chairperson Gray, Councilmember Nadeau and members of the Committee on Health. Thank you for the opportunity to address the...

Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar, DC Health, Budget Oversight Hearing, FY 2020

Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar Director of Early Childhood Policy and Programs DC Action for Children Agency Budget Oversight Hearing Fiscal Year 2020 Department of Health Before the Committee on Health Council of the District of Columbia April 9, 2019 Good afternoon, Councilmember Gray and members of the Committee on Health. Thank you for the opportunity to address the Council as...

Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar, OSSE, Budget Oversight Hearing, FY 2020

Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar Director of Early Childhood Policy and Programs DC Action for Children Agency Budget Oversight Hearing Fiscal Year 2020 Office of the State Superintendent of Education Before the Committee of the Whole and the Committee on Education Council of the District of Columbia April 9, 2019 Good morning, Chairman Mendelson, Councilmember Grosso and members of the committees....
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Kids Belong in Families

D.C. Making Strides in Keeping Children in Foster Care Connected to Families New 10-year Data Snapshot with State-by-State Data from the Annie E. Casey Foundation Shows Significant Progress in D.C. as National Rates Improve Washington, D.C. — Children in the District of Columbia’s foster care system are increasingly likely to live in families according to the “ Keeping Kids in...

Testimony of Shana Bartley, OSSE Performance Oversight Hearing, FY 2018-2019

Testimony of Shana Bartley, Executive Director DC Action for Children Agency Performance Oversight Hearing Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Office of the State Superintendent of Education Before the Committee of the Whole and the Committee on Education Council of the District of Columbia February 21, 2019 Good morning, Chairman Mendelson, Councilmember Grosso and members of the committees. Thank you for the opportunity...
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Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar, DC Health Performance Oversight Hearing, FY 2018-2019

Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar Director of Early Childhood Policy and Programs DC Action for Children Agency Performance Oversight Hearing Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Department of Health Before the Committee on Health Council of the District of Columbia February 8, 2019 Good morning, Councilmember Gray and members of the Committee on Health. Thank you for the opportunity to address the Council as...

Just Released: DC Home Visiting Council’s 2018 Annual Report

By Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar As 2019 takes off at full speed, we are pleased to announce the release of a new resource for DC early childhood policymakers, providers, and stakeholders: the 2018 Annual Report of the District of Columbia Home Visiting Council . This report combines the most up-to-date information about home visiting programs and funding in DC with the HV...
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Testimony of Shana Bartley, DC Council Committees on Human Services & Education Public Oversight Roundtable on the Status of Home Visiting Services in the District

Testimony of Shana Bartley, Executive Director DC Action for Children Public Oversight Roundtable The Status of Home Visiting Services in the District Before the Committees on Human Services and Education Council of the District of Columbia November 28, 2018 Good morning, Councilmember Nadeau, Councilmember Grosso and members of the Committees on Human Services and Education. Thank you for the opportunity...
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Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar, DC Council Committees on Human Services & Education Public Oversight Roundtable on the Status of Home Visiting Services in the District

Testimony of Ruqiyyah Abu-Anbar, Director of Early Childhood Policy and Programs DC Action for Children Public Roundtable The Status of Home Visiting Services in the District Before the Committees on Human Services and Education Council of the District of Columbia November 28, 2018 Good morning Chairperson Nadeau, Chairperson Grosso, and members of the Committees on Human Services and Education. My...