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2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book []

2020 State Trends in Child Well-Being By the Annie E. Casey Foundation on June 22, 2020 The 31st edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT® Data Book describes how children across the United States were faring before the coronavirus pandemic began. This year’s publication continues to deliver the Foundation’s annual state rankings and the latest available data on child well-being. It also identifies multi-year trends — comparing statistics from 2010 to 2018. As always,...

Association of Work Requirements With Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation by Race/Ethnicity and Disability Status, 2013-2017 []

By Erin Brantley, Drishti Pillai, and Leighton Ku, JAMA Network Open, June 26, 2020 Key Points Español 中文 (Chinese) Question What are the associations between work requirements and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participation for the overall target population and subpopulations? Findings In this pooled cross-sectional study of 866 000 low-income US adults, work requirements were associated with a 4.0 percentage point decrease in participation for the target population of childless...

Examining the association between ACEs, childhood poverty and neglect, and physical and mental health: Data from two state samples [Children and Youth Services Review]

South Carolina and Wisconsin’s optional ACE Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) module and the supplemental ACE questionnaires provided a unique opportunity to examine the relationship among ACEs, extreme childhood poverty and mental and physical health in adulthood, as poverty is not included as an ACE in BRFSS ACE module. This study used the 2014 Wisconsin BRFSS and the 2016 South Carolina BRFSS to (1) assess the prevalence of ACEs and poverty and (2) examine the association...

U.S. Southeast trauma leaders share successes, challenges in making changes

Leaders in ACEs/trauma/resilience movements from 10 states in the Southeast U.S. met for a networking call on May 21, 2020, to learn about flexible funding opportunities for states under the CARES Act, ways to get involved in advocacy, and how to share their successes and challenges in building statewide coalitions. The meeting of leaders was organized by ACEs Connection and the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) in response to COVID-19 and the growing interest in...


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