child well-being


Risks to Child Well-Being Persist in New York City, With State Budget Cuts Looming

Forty-two out of 59 New York neighborhoods have seen risks to children’s well-being increase overall since the previous year, according to a new report released by the Citizens’ Committee for Children (CCC), a nonprofit advocacy group.


Kids Count 2019: A Rising Tide, Maine’s Meteoric Rise, and Children of Color Still Left Behind

Child well-being has improved nationwide since the start of this decade, according to the 2019 Kids Count Databook released recently by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. But it’s especially better in Maine.


Accountability is Key to Capitalizing on New Political Leadership on Child Well-Being

The midterm elections bode well for children, ushering in a new group of politicians that recognizes the importance of investing in a healthy, fair start in life for our children and youth.


The 2014 Kids Count Data Book

An annual publication that assesses the state of child health and well-being, the Kids Count Data Book looks at 16 indicators to rank states based in four areas: economic well-being, education, health, and family and community.


CW360°: Attending to Well Being in Child Welfare

The most recent edition of CW360° from the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare focuses on well-being issues as they relate to dealing with trauma. Experts in the field focus on research, policy recommendations and practice strategies to help children and families enjoy improved outcomes.


Analyzing State Differences in Child Well-Being

In this report we examine the results of a comprehensive composite state-level index of child well-being modeled after the Foundation for Child Development‘s (FCD) Child Well-Being Index (CWI). The NATIONAL CWI has been produced every year since 2004 but only for the country as a whole, not for individual states.


    California and the Curious Case of Child Well-Being

    In 2010, Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Kids Count report – one of the few annual efforts to gauge the lives of youths in each state – pronounced that California was one of the top 20 states in the nation when it came to child well-being.